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how to have a happy, (figuratively) toxin-free holiday season
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how to have a happy, (figuratively) toxin-free holiday season

Thanksgiving marks the start of the winter holidays and the dread associated with having to deal with relatives and family friends you rather wouldn’t...

if you care about science, technology, and the future, vote tomorrow
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if you care about science, technology, and the future, vote tomorrow

The 2018 midterms may be the most important vote today’s generations will cast for science, technology, and the basic social contract in America. The future is at stake, literally.

at the mountains of political madness
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at the mountains of political madness

I tried writing about politics for a year and a half. My experience was eye-opening in the worst possible ways...

how we’re fighting over the future one election at a time
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how we’re fighting over the future one election at a time

A deep dive into the yawning chasm that is the urban/rural divide.

why you never send an amateur to do an expert’s job, especially in government
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why you never send an amateur to do an expert’s job, especially in government

Trump & Co. are showing us what happens when amateurs with huge chips on their shoulder take on jobs that require nuance and expertise.

fed up with social change and politics as usual? try trump brand snake oil!
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fed up with social change and politics as usual? try trump brand snake oil!

Trumpism is nothing more than the political equivalent of alt med woo and it's bound to have the same efficacy.

when you’re arguing with a mind wide shut
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when you’re arguing with a mind wide shut

How do you reach people who don't want to be reached and reason with those who refuse the very idea of reasoning?

goodbye 2016, and rot in hell
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goodbye 2016, and rot in hell

It's been a long, rough year for anyone who wasn't hoping to set the modern world back by half a century.

an app for your government problems?
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an app for your government problems?

If the incoming backwards-looking Trump administration refuses to work with the future-focused tech industry, it can find another world leader who will.

of the special college snowflake and other mythical creatures of old people news
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of the special college snowflake and other mythical creatures of old people news

The media and boomers are obsessed with millennial and college phenomena that are barely a blip on the radar in the grand scheme of things.

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