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As it did in the 1920s with the Scopes Trial, the American right hates science. It presents them with truths they need to deny. Clearly on climate change but also when it comes to enabling the social change needed to understand racism. In his new book Race and Social Change: a Quest, a Study, a Call to Action, author Max Klau looks into scientific research examining individual behavior within systems. His research uncovered some surprises, such as more structure yielding more creativity. Understanding what systems and institutions motivate racism can also lead to understanding ways out. No wonder the right hates science.

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Faith in the things that good humans can do   It was the apocalypse A time when the worse angels of our nature reigned The incomprehensibly long years July 1914 until November 1918 It was the end of civilization, everything

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It’s 2017 and no one would dispute that Germany is indeed “Europe’s pre-emininent power.” But on April 6, one hundred years ago America declared war for the explicit purpose of preventing this, though no one was really sure what the

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Washington Post Politics – Inside the exclusive events helping to fund Clinton and the Democratic Party Washington Post quotes KDA’s Burt Cohen on money in politics See Article:

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