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How Flat UI Helped Fake News Thrive In The Age Of Social Media

How Flat UI Helped Fake News Thrive In The Age Of Social Media

Modern design and social media leveled the playing field for news outlets. But in doing so, they helped fake news thrive alongside reputable sources.

Republican Climate Change Denial Is The Real Hoax

Republican Climate Change Denial Is The Real Hoax

Jim Bridenstine's sudden agreement with the scientific consensus on climate change hints that the GOP isn't as skeptical about the science when it suits them

Republican Lawmaker Invents An Absurd New Reason For Rising Sea Levels

Republican Lawmaker Invents An Absurd New Reason For Rising Sea Levels

Just another day of climate change denialism at the Science and Technology Committee as Mo Brooks (R-AL) blames falling rocks for rising global sea levels.

How We Turned Social Media Into Poison

How We Turned Social Media Into Poison

Social media morphed into something far darker than it was ever intended, and its creators are powerless or unwilling to fix it

To Solve The Opioid Epidemic We Need To Invest More In Stem Cell Research

To Solve The Opioid Epidemic We Need To Invest More In Stem Cell Research

Politicians want short-term solutions to the opioid epidemic that don’t address the root cause: chronic pain

As Canada Recruits The World’s Best Talent, Trump’s America Repels Them

As Canada Recruits The World’s Best Talent, Trump’s America Repels Them

When America grows more intolerant, it threatens its own high-tech, innovative edge. MAGA?

Governments Got Us To Space, But Private Companies Will Keep Us There

Governments Got Us To Space, But Private Companies Will Keep Us There

Why Our Future In Space Will Be Less Star Trek And More Foundation

A Look At Who Is Behind The Right-Wing Fake News That Spreads On Facebook

A Look At Who Is Behind The Right-Wing Fake News That Spreads On Facebook

I created a pro-Trump Facebook account, was exposed to fake news, and found out where it came from

Fox News Is Gaslighting Their Viewers Into Authoritarianism

Fox News Is Gaslighting Their Viewers Into Authoritarianism

In a crisis, rules are allowed to be broken and norms suspended. And it’s Fox’s job to manufacture those crises for the GOP.

Fearing Social Progress, Trump And His Base Cling To Fake News And Nostalgia

Fearing Social Progress, Trump And His Base Cling To Fake News And Nostalgia

For MAGA, nostalgia is a coping mechanism after decades of gorging on Fox News propaganda

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