Ecomodernists spark rhetorical heat

For the first time in earth’s long his­tory, human activ­i­ties threaten not just local ecosys­tems but the global envi­ron­ment through cli­mate change, ocean acid­i­fi­ca­tion, and other urgent prob­lems. We have […]

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Feminist ire in all the wrong places

Indeed, fem­i­nism, in both its the­o­ret­ical and its prac­tical appli­ca­tions, is well known for vicious infighting. As early as 1976, the pio­neer activist Jo Freeman wrote about this phe­nom­enon in […]

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Is practice overrated?

At North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, an effort based, in part, on Langer’s ideas is under way to help stu­dents become more aware of their learning and study habits. Leading that effort is […]

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Seeking a climate change

As his col­lab­o­ra­tors spread out, they will encounter a world not always eager to embrace Kahan’s work. Some social sci­en­tists can’t get past his ties to Mary Dou­glas; either they […]

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