A Criminologist Explains Six Truths You Should Know About America’s Mass Shootings
An expert attempts to debunk common myths about mass shootings, starting with the bonkers idea that more guns make people safer; scientists are working to condense multiple medications into “personalized” pills; and since late 2015, more Americans have been employed by online-only outlets than by newspapers. These discoveries and more after the jump.
6 Things Americans Should Know About Mass Shootings A criminologist takes on common misconceptions that often enter debates about gun violence.
‘The University System Has Gone the Way of Walmart’ Lisa Liberty Becker is absolutely right: there’s something seriously wrong with a university system that has “gone the way of Walmart.”
Scientists May Be Able To Pack All Your Medications Into One ‘Personalized’ Pill And nine other things you never thought could be made on a 3D printer.
This Is What It’s Like to Grow Up in the Age of Likes, Lols and Longing She slides into the car, and even before she buckles her seat belt, her phone is alight in her hands. A 13-year-old girl after a day of eighth grade.
Anti-Semitism and the Left Paul Kelemen, author of The British Left and Zionism: History of a Divorce, looks at the roots of the recent controversies in the Labour Party.
The Media Called the Democratic Race a Day Early Ever since late April, when Hillary Clinton won the New York Democratic primary and followed up by carrying four of the five states in the so-called Acela primary, it has been clear that she would almost certainly be her party’s candidate in November.
Despite Voicing Criticism, Susan Rice Promises Israel ‘Largest Military Aid Package in U.S. History’ The American national security adviser also lashes out at Israel’s settlement activity, saying that the only road to ‘sustainable security for Israel and to dignity and self-determination for the Palestinians is two states for two peoples.’
Donald Trump Calls His Campaign Stupid, Staffed by ‘People Who Aren’t That Smart’ An embattled Donald Trump urgently rallied his most visible supporters to defend his attacks on a federal judge’s Mexican ancestry during a conference call in which he ordered them to question the judge’s credibility and impugn reporters as racists.
There Are Now More Americans Working for Online Publishers and Broadcasters Than for Newspapers Employment at online outlets first eclipsed newspapers in October 2015.
Hamilton and Marxism According to Oskar Eustis, the artistic director of The Public Theatre where Hamilton had its Off-Broadway début in 2015., “There’s a fundamental principle underneath Marxism that I believe in, which is: the critique of capitalism is that it is the individual appropriation of collective creation.”
Noam Chomsky: Our Universities Are Basically Just Churning Out Obedient Employees Washington DC based History Teacher Dan Falcone and New York City English Teacher Saul Isaacson sat down with Professor Noam Chomsky to discuss current issues in education and American domestic and foreign policy issues.
What Makes a Memorable Image? Stuart Franklin has photographed conflict, nature and people. He discusses what makes a memorable image
Anthropology Group Won’t Boycott Israel Members of the American Anthropological Association narrowly vote down a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions.WAIT, BEFORE YOU GO…
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