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What the F* Just Happened Today dot com for keeping up with the shock and awe administration.
csmonitor.com Surge in young women planning to run for office “Leaders from all three organizations agree: Trump is to thank for this outpouring of interest in elected office. Young women may have considered themselves unqualified for political office before, but Trump has broken down many of the preconceived barriers to candidacy.”
The psychology of why Americans are more scared of terrorism than guns though guns are 3210 times more likely to kill them After the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, Roxane Cohen Silver and two co-authors looked at what caused more acute stress: being at or near the bombing itself, or being exposed to it in the media. They found “[r]epeated bombing-related media exposure was associated with higher acute stress than was direct exposure.”
Hidden Brain podcast Fortress America what we can and can’t learn from history Some of the nuances of the failure of the US to accept 900 Jewish refugees during WWII, how it may have contributed to the “final solution”, the dangers of both over and understating history, the value of individual acts of compassion.
Stuff You Should Know podcast – How Pacifism Works Of interest to the punching Nazi debate. Long, but some super interesting history here, and many different types of pacifist, most of which involve conceding that there are times when violence is necessary.
Twitter.com on coddling white people when making films about black excellenceYep, I’d say they’ve got a point here. From the book Hidden Figures which goes into the actual history, there were white people that did the right thing, but so far it’s been quiet, somewhat ambiguous, behind the scenes – more what they didn’t do (failure to act like a jerk?) than what they did.
tumblr.com GMO defenseAlso, I’d add on the bad side, GMO crops made to survive greater and greater levels of herbicide and pesticide lead us down a scary path, imo
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