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An Extra-Historic International Women’s Day

Today, on International Women’s Day, Barack Obama signed the renewal of the Violence Against Women act into law. VAWA was originally written by then-Senator Joe Biden and first enacted into …

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Skepticism

Sequester? I Hardly Knew Her!

As probably the only person on the planet that thinks government budgets are interesting, watching the last couple months of budget negotiations in the US Federal government have been really …

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What the Hell do Experts Know Anyway?

I am not a climate scientist and in fact I don’t know much about climate science, but I still believe strongly that human caused climate change is warming the Earth. …

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Feminism

Proving and Quantifying Sexism

In many areas of life, especially in cases where a person must apply to enter an organization, field or job, there are large gender gaps. Whenever feminists call for equal …

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Ninja Infiltrates Skepchick

Hi Everyone! My name is Jamie and way back in 2008 I sent an email to Rebecca saying I was interested in becoming a Skepchick. Needless to say, I didn’t …

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