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Should the President Be Allowed to Launch Nuclear Weapons?

A turn of the key. A press of the big red button. Millions, if not billions, dead. Melodramatic? […]

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How Our Ozone Hole Win Can Help Us With Climate Change

The year was 1987. A hole in the ozone layer was opening over Antarctica, and a young scientist […]

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Reconstruction and the Case for ‘Revisionist History’

In June 2003, President George W. Bush and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice struck out against the “revisionist […]

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When Women Build Peace, It Lasts. So Why Aren’t They More Involved?

When we revisit the history of war and conflict, the central characters in the stories are often men. […]

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Did Your Neighborhood Contribute to Institutional Racism?

When we think about segregation, we think about signs. Signs that prohibited black people in the South from […]

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Finding Your Roots Takes More Than a Simple Search

Henry Louis Gates Jr. has helped dozens of famous folks fill in the blank pages of their family […]

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‘Minding the Gap’ Director Bing Liu on Breaking the Abuse Cycle

You could say “Minding the Gap” is about skateboarding. You’d be right, if only by technicality. The documentary […]

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‘Sound Field’ Will Take Your Music Obsession to the Next Level

Think about your favorite song. Then think about why you love it so much. The answer is probably […]

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Where in the World Should You Travel Next?

As nights get longer and the air gets chillier, you might find yourself longing for far-off destinations. Or, […]

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Delete Your Account? Do These Things If You Can’t

One of 2018’s biggest news stories has been Facebook’s data breaches and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress. […]

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How to Help Someone With an Addiction: Compassion

Madelyn Ellen Linsenmeir was a mother of one with a beautiful singing voice, who loved swimming with her […]

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Why America’s Quest for a Superior Human is Left Out of History

Eugenics—a mishmash of the Greek words for “well” and “born”—is a term that conjures up images of Adolf […]