articles tagged: bigotry
new study shows how a leader’s character affects people’s behaviors
# science

new study shows how a leader’s character affects people’s behaviors

When we say that a politician's character matters, we're talking about their ability to make good, ethical decisions. It turns out, it also matters when it comes to voters' attitudes.

when bigots hijack science
# science

when bigots hijack science

Researching human diversity helps us understand how we evolved. Unfortunately, it also gives racists opportunities to cherry pick justifications for their bigoted views...

quantum of bigot: fighting trolls with a.i.
# tech

quantum of bigot: fighting trolls with a.i.

If you're going to fight trolls, racists, and bigots with AI, you're going to need a much more comprehensive approach than a few neural networks...

how not to research sex, race, and culture
# sex

how not to research sex, race, and culture

Satoshi Kanawaza is back and he's as lazy, sexist, and racist as ever while pretending to be a victim.

defending a fanatic with wishful thinking
# politics

defending a fanatic with wishful thinking

Pundits are hailing Pat Robertson's hateful tirade against atheists after an attack on a Sikh temple as a step forward in inter-faith relations. That's both telling and disturbing.