Month: January 2021

Opinion | No wonder conspiracy theories are suddenly everywhere — our social media platforms reward inflammatory content – Toronto Star

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By Navneet AlangContributing ColumnistSat., Jan. 23, 2021timer4 min. readupdateArticle was updated 6 days ago It began innocently enough. An old high school friend began posting cryptic messages to Facebook — that something big was about to happen, and that we should look to the skies. Then it started…

Can Abolition Work in an Age of Right-Wing Extremism? – The Atlantic

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Punishment can radicalize and further alienate people, while social policy and grassroots community building can defuse potential violence.January 22, 2021Assistant professor of sociology at UC San DiegoAssistant professor of anthropology at Georgetown UniversityShay Horse / NurPhoto / GettyIn response to law enforcement’s hands-off approach to the storming of…

John Stossel: Standing up to the mob | Columnists | unionleader.com – The Union Leader

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JOE BIDEN SAYS he’ll “advance racial equity” by making “bold investments” in “Affordable Housing,” aiding “businesses owned by Black and Brown people,” establishing an “Equity Commission,” etc.Gosh, that’ll do it.Others demand reparations for slavery, more social programs and defunding the police.Yet, economist Thomas Sowell says, “I haven’t been…

Standing up to the mob | News, Sports, Jobs – Minot Daily News

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Joe Biden says he’ll “advance racial equity” by making “bold investments” in “Affordable Housing,” aiding “businesses owned by Black and Brown people,” establishing an “Equity Commission,” etc. Gosh, that’ll do it. Others demand reparations for slavery, more social programs and defunding the police. Yet, economist Thomas Sowell says,…