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The god problem: fundamentalist religion, always bad

A fascinating opinion piece in the Times today from Shulem Deen, a guy who grew up a Hasidic Jew, left the cult and now has exposed the wretchedness of it, specifically in its conscientious obstruction to a general, decent education. … Continue reading

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Today’s worst story–made-made, not natural, catastrophe

From 538 Significant Digits: 58 percent The full consequences of the Flint water crisis are still coming to light: Fertility rates dropped 12 percent while women in the city were exposed to increased lead in their drinking water, according to … Continue reading

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Want to know why I loathe charter schools?

The very, very rich people–like Betsy DeVos–whose fact-free belief in their superiority leads them to the condescending notion that they know best how to educate kids. In case you didn’t already guess, it’s founded in racism. Meet another such rotten … Continue reading

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