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Are you bracing for the attack of fake political news and smears? Again?

Worried about whether you’ll get brainwashed by any of this? Don’t worry — not if you carry one particular philosophical banner which apparently conveys immunity from political lies. Can you figure out which philosophy? No? I’ll help you: Starting in … Continue reading

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Facts and Fakes of Life: some stats

From Harper’s Magazine Findings, April 2019: Fake news during the 2016 presidential election was shared by 18.1 percent of Republican Facebook users, and 3.5 percent of Democratic Facebook users, and 15 percent of Republicans and 20 percent of Democrats feel … Continue reading

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“And Baby Makes Three”

Most people I know are suffering from the strain of watching Trump’s government of the worst and the dimmest fall apart, while simultaneously cheering on the fall. Yes, it’s agony, especially since we don’t know precisely what will happen, or … Continue reading

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