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  • Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study

    Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study
    Robert Proctor doesn't think ignorance is bliss. He thinks that what you don't know can hurt you. And that there's more ignorance around than there used to be, and that its purveyors have gotten much better at filling our heads with nonsense.
  • McManus: The death of the moderate Republican

     McManus: The death of the moderate Republican
    Republicans just lost eight seats in the House. But if you'd wandered into the House of Representatives last week without reading the election returns, you might have concluded that the GOP won big on Nov. 6. "We have the second-largest Republican House...

    South Africa needs to hear Nelson Mandela's message anew

    South Africa needs to hear Nelson Mandela's message anew
    The long public farewell to Nelson Mandela will end on Sunday. After 10 days celebrating his life and mourning his death, South Africans will bury their leader in his family's village of grazing cows and one-room, tin-roofed shacks. Mandela leaves...

    Occupy Wall Street shifts from protest to policy phase

    Occupy Wall Street shifts from protest to policy phase
    How do you know when a protest movement is starting to scare the pants off the establishment? One clue is when the protesters are casually dismissed as hippies or rabble, or their principles redefined as class envy or as (that all-purpose insult) "un-...

    Blame women's unhappiness on feminism? Sure, say conservative gals

    Blame women's unhappiness on feminism? Sure, say conservative gals
    Has feminism made women miserable? Oh God, are we really having this discussion? Yes, we are. That, in fact, was the gist of an all-female panel discussion at the conservative Heritage Foundation which chose to "celebrate" Women’s History...