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Who's up next in the Rauner Blame Game?

Rick Pearson is joined by political science professor and director from the University of Illinois’ Institute of Government and Public Affairs Chris Mooney to talk about how Rauner continues blame-the-past campaign theme now as governor and more. 10 more words

The Sunday Spin: Politics With Rick Pearson

The Highlights of Illinois Inauguration Week: The Sunday Spin Full Show 01/18/15

On the Sunday Spin, Rick looks at Rauner’s first week as Illinois’ new governor and what it may tell us about the next four years. Guests for the show include: State Journal-Register of Springfield columnist Bernie Schoenberg and the University of Illinois’ Institute of Government and Public Affairs Chris Mooney. 11 more words

The Sunday Spin: Politics With Rick Pearson

The Science of Why Cops Shoot Young Black Men

Good in-depth article on the psychology and neurology of subconscious bias and how it is part of our automatic thinking and sorting:

Science offers an explanation for this paradox—albeit a very uncomfortable one.

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Why Police Shoot Young Black Men

Chris Mooney posted an article on Mother Jones website titled, “The Science of Why Cops Shoot Young Black Men and How to Reform Our Bigoted Brains” on Dec. 828 more words

Police

Thornton's 37 points not enough in W&M's 68-67 loss at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY/AP) — Terry Allen and Kendall Anthony scored 18 points apiece and Richmond held off William & Mary from the free throw line down the stretch to secure a 68-67 win Wednesday night. 105 more words

NCAA Basketball