Matt Bilas

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How World War III became possible - Vox

A nuclear conflict with Russia is likelier than you think<p>It was in August 2014 that the real danger began, and that we heard the first warnings of war. That month, unmarked Russian troops covertly invaded eastern Ukraine, where the separatist conflict had grown out of its control. The Russian air …

Is the American Dream Dying?

The idea behind the American Dream — if you work hard, you will get somewhere — is less true than ever as the wealth gap widens, according to James …

Income Inequality

And their eyes glazed over

My college students are never entirely present in class, addicted to texts and tech. Is there any hope left for learning?<i>By Joelle Renstrom</i>Read at …

Teaching

Like. Flirt. Ghost: A Journey Into the Social Media Lives of Teens | WIRED

For teenagers these days, social media is real life, with its own arcane rules and etiquette. Writer Mary H. K. Choi embedded with five high …

Taking children to an aquarium is a lesson in cruelty – Skye C Cleary

What could possibly be wrong with taking your child to an aquarium? It seems like an innocent enough pleasure. Most children love watching exotic …

The Taming of the Wild

<b>1.</b>I am standing on top of Bald Mountain in Sonoma Valley, staring profoundly off toward the far Pacific and the dying sun. I scrunch my eyebrows and …

National Parks