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A Clarifying Moment in American History

There should be nothing surprising about what Donald Trump has done in his first week—but he has underestimated the resilience of Americans and their institutions.<p>I am not surprised by President Donald Trump’s antics this week. Not by the big splashy pronouncements such as announcing a wall that he …

Political Science

How America's "war on terror" was (unwittingly) designed to last forever

"We've created in the war on terror a perpetual motion machine." —Mark Danner, author of Spiral<p><i>“We cannot use force everywhere that a radical ideology takes root; and in the absence of a strategy that reduces the wellspring of extremism, a perpetual war</i> <i>—</i> <i>through drones or Special Forces or troop</i> …

Five Things Most Leaders Are In Denial About

It isn’t easy to manage a team, because the relationship between managers and the people they supervise is an awkward one. It might be a friendly relationship, but it’s a business relationship, not a friendship.<p>When we start our careers, we quickly learn the unwritten rules of the workplace and …

6 Graphics To Show To Your Climate-Denying Uncle This Thanksgiving

Pumpkin pie with a side of science.<p>Trying to have any meaningful discussion about the climate change crisis with someone who rejects mainstream science is a recipe for frustration.<p>And with a president-elect who has said climate change is “bullshit” and a “hoax,” it’s likely many family holiday …

Climate Change And The Astrobiology Of The Anthropocene

You can't solve a problem until you understand it. When it comes to climate change, on a fundamental level we don't really understand the problem.<p>For some time now, I've been writing about the need to broaden our thinking about climate. That includes our role in changing it — and the profound …

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