Be advised: ” Democrats are in danger of going too far left in 2018.” So warn Republicans like Mitt Romney and ex-Democrats like Joe Lieberman and public personae as diverse as James Comey and Howard Schultz.
U.S. Has Spent Six Trillion Dollars on Wars That Killed Half a Million People Since 9/11, Report Says
The United States has spent nearly $6 trillion on wars that directly contributed to the deaths of around 500,000 peoplesince the 9/11 attacks of 2001.
‘No Blame?’ ABC News finds 36 cases invoking ‘Trump’ in connection with violence, threats, alleged assaults. – ABC News
If food is sprayed a lot, is that bad for your digestive health? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Matan Shelomi, Entomology, Biology, Evolution, on Quora: If food is sprayed a lot, is that bad for your digestive health?
I entered Trump International Hotel in Washington last Thursday with a three-person team to cover the Heartland Institute’s 13th International Conference on Climate Change. I left with two. Despite the overwhelming scientific consensus that humans are causing climate change by burning fossil fuels, this free-market think tank, which has received large sums of fossil fuel money, continues to hawk various strains of climate change denial.
A possibly unfair image of Donald Trump. Photo: Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images To watch Donald Trump rant and rave uncontrollably on the stump and on Twitter – praising Saddam Hussein for his disregard for civil liberties, the anti-Semitic propaganda he inadvertently borrowed from neo-Nazis is as innocent as a Disney poster – is to ponder the psychology of a party that would entrust supreme executive authority to a racist, nationalistic, power-worshipingdemagogue.
Yes, it’s worth arguing with science deniers — and here are some techniques you can use » Nieman Journalism Lab
The growing stream of reporting on and data about fake news, misinformation, partisan content, and news literacy is hard to keep up with. This weekly roundup offers the highlights of what you might have missed. Arguing with the anti-vaxxers/flat earthers/climate change deniers may feel futile, but research just published in Nature Human Behaviour suggests that it’s actually worth it and can be effective.