Quickies

Global Quickies: Ghosts, Antivaxxers, and Toilet Paper for Haters

PAKISTAN “Pakistan says it has asked Facebook to help investigate “blasphemous content” posted on the social network by Pakistanis. Facebook has agreed to send a team to Pakistan to address …

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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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ActivismPolitics

Wake Me Up When Impeachment Begins

I sat up until about 3 am last night trying to think of a way to illustrate the repeal and replacement plan for the ACA health care in the United …

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Rep. Steve King: Proud White Supremacist

On Sunday, US Congressman Steve King (R-IA) retweeted the anti-immigrant fake news account Voice of Europe, adding his own white supremacist take on the original tweet: @SteveKingIA: “Wilders understands that …

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It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Investing in Women, Corporate Cosplay, the 12 Days of Parenthood, and more!

Sunday Funny: Too happy (via PHD Comics) Teen Skepchick Investing in Women for Women’s Day It’s in everyone’s interest to invest in women. What is it? Stellar Classification According to …

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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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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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Bad Chart Thursday: Pseudoscientific Chart Judges Science Reporting

A chart purporting to rank credible science journalism uses the most unscientific means ever: opinion presented as fact. Editors for the American Council of Science and Health (ACSH), an industry-funded …

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