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Steven Pinker: Are guns to blame for America’s homicide rate?
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Steven Pinker: Are guns to blame for America’s homicide rate?

One of the big puzzles when it comes to understanding violence is why the American rate of violence is five to ten times higher than that of other wealthy democracies. There are countries that have spectacularly high rates of violence

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Van Jones: Let’s Stop Trying to Please Republicans
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Van Jones: Let’s Stop Trying to Please Republicans

I don’t understand how this individual mandate is something that we’ve allowed the Republicans to define as some sort of, quote-unquote, government takeover. In fact, it’s their idea. The progressives were saying we want single-payer. Myself, I would say why

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Neurochemical Analysis of the U.S. Presidential Candidates
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Neurochemical Analysis of the U.S. Presidential Candidates

Of course I am extremely interested in the biological aspects of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders. Well Trump is all testosterone. This is why Putin likes him. They’re out of the same mold. I mean they’re coming from

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How Perceptions of Race and Sex Impact the 2016 Presidential Election | William Jelani Cobb
Two Republican Presidential Candidates Are Coherent on Foreign Policy and They Disagree
Why Doesn’t the U.S. Have a Multi-Party Political System? | Sean Wilentz
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Why Doesn’t the U.S. Have a Multi-Party Political System? | Sean Wilentz

The two party system is inevitable in America. The framers designed a constitution that they thought would be without political parties. They didn’t like political parties. They thought political parties were divisive. They thought political parties would ruin the commonwealth

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Democracy Should Be Divided – but Not This Divided, Says Bernard-Henri Lévy
The Free Press:  How a War on Truth Threatens Democracy | Wesley Lowery
Jordan Peterson: Inequality and hierarchy give life its purpose
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Jordan Peterson: Inequality and hierarchy give life its purpose

If you don’t have anything to look up to, you don’t have anything to do, right? A lot of the meaning that people find in their lives is purpose driven. And in order to put effort into something, to work

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The Science of Fear-Mongering: How to Protect Your Mind from Demagogues | Susan David