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Skepticism

Bad Chart Thursday: The Unbearable Whiteness of Being a Trump Voter

Did you know that people of color are responsible for electing Trump? It’s true . . . if you lump people of color with white women. Just as falling out …

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PoliticsRandom AsidesSkepticism

Bad Chart Thursday: From 0 to Pot Pie in 5 Charts

I had so many terrible charts to choose from this week that it seemed a shame not to share them all, so here’s a quick rundown of my favorite data …

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Skepticism

A Gray Cloud of Suspicion Now Hangs Over the White House

Twice during the testimony of Mr Comey and Admiral Michael Rogers today did I hear mention of a “cloud” hanging over the White House and our country. There are a …

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FeaturedScienceSkepticism

Should We Kill Sharks to Save Humans?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: It may be blizzarding this week on the East Coast, but here in California it’s basically summer, and I could not …

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FeaturedPoliticsSkepticism

Ben Carson Wants to Drill a Hole in Your Head

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: There are a lot of scary things happening right now in the United States government, but perhaps the absolute worst is …

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QuickiesSkepticism

Quickies: Trump’s Tax Returns, a Pizza Funeral, and Tilapia Skin for Burns

Minority Advocacy Groups Feel Left Out Of National Efforts, Funding – ” ‘If you live in a family that has never had to ask the question of who is going …

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Skepticism

Global Quickies: Feminist Soccer Shirts, Drunk Conscent, and Abortion Difficulties in Mexico

WORLD “In the wake of Trump’s reinstatement of the global gag rule, nations and organizations from around the world have pledged €181 million, or approximately $190 million, to help women …

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ActivismPoliticsSkepticism

This Is Not Normal

One of the messages that activists tried to warn everyone about before Trump took office was that when an authoritarian or fascist government takes control of a democracy, things will, …

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