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On Madison, Tony Robinson, and White Liberal Defensiveness

Last weekend Tony Robinson, 19, was shot five times by a police officer and killed. This happened just blocks from where I live. The last week has been a flurry …

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Hey Los Angeles! #BLKGRRRL Book Fair is This Weekend.

Calling all feminists, artists and all around smart and talented people! There is a very cool, very progressive, very inclusive event happening this weekend in the great city of Los …

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#KavinTruthers: GMO Opponents Connect me to Koch Brothers, Question My Identity

My regular readers know that I’ve been accused of a diverse litany of wrongdoing by the anti-biotech camp. I’ve been called a shill by internet users far and wide, and …

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American Atheists’ Outreach at CPAC: Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Conservatives? I Am.

[3/2/15 Correction: The article originally stated that American Atheists president Dave Silverman is a registered Republican. Dave informed me of the error today and said he is “a registered Independent who always …

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Sleater-Kinney Teams Up With Planned Parenthood

This post originally appeared at Mad Art Lab.  When Riot Grrl band Sleater-Kinney dissolved in 2006, I was about to b e a senior in high school, and I was devastated. All …

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SkepchickCon 2015 and Boutique Academia

It’s a new year, and that means it’s time to start getting excited about another SkepchickCon! As you’ll remember, last year was pretty sweet, what with our Science Salons, our …

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Throwback Thursday: An Evidence-Based Guide for Convincing Parents to Vaccinate

Throwback Thursday is a series we sometimes do at Skepchick wherein we re-post old Skepchick pieces that have updates, are relevant again, or that we just really want to re-share. The U.S. is currently in the …

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News Flash: Join 3 Skepchick Network Contributors Today at 3 PST

All this weekend our friends at Freethought Blogs are having their yearly online conference. And today at 3pm PST join lil ol’ me, Dr Ray Burks and Lauren Lane from …

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