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National Security, the Assault on Science, and Academic Freedom

A new AAUP report out today details troubling threats to academic freedom in the physical and natural sciences that have been exacerbated by the Trump administration’s hostility to science. 176 more words

Academic Freedom

Why Does Our Side Keep Losing Elections?

To defeat authoritarianism, we must learn to understand our neighbors.

Published: December 4, 2017 at 05:30AM


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A Muslim American’s Homecoming: Cowboys, Country Music, Chapatis

Would I be an outsider in a country that had banned travelers from Muslim nations and was shutting its doors to immigrants? I hit the road to find out. 73 more words


How Fake News Turned a Small Town Upside Down

At the height of the 2016 election, exaggerated reports of a juvenile sex crime brought a media maelstrom to Twin Falls — one the Idaho city still hasn’t recovered from. 73 more words


A Rabbi, an Imam and a Message of Inclusion at Muslim Parade

After white supremacists marched in Charlottesville, Va., earlier this year, organizers decided that this year’s Muslim Day parade must also be a platform.

Published: September 24, 2017 at 05:30AM… 74 more words


Taking on Wall Street’s Church of Big Money

With ‘Junk,’ the Pulitzer-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar examines financial chicanery in the 1980s — and how it shaped the blind worship of affluence today.

Published: September 6, 2017 at 05:30AM… 69 more words