In "The People's Republic of Amnesia," Louisa Lim explores the power of forgetting for control in China and those who won't let Tiananmen disappear.
When a BuzzFeed map shows your religion controls the country's power-base, then it's time to stop complaining about persecution.
Did you double-check the facts behind that conspiracy theory you posted on Facebook? It may be that five minutes of research can disprove the whole thing.
As we draw closer to a presidential election, polls and surveys will go into overdrive, covering everything from religion to science and, well, probably back to religion again.
In David Cannadine's "The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences," we discover a hopeful narrative which sees cooperation as the defining message of human history.
Pearl Buck once observed that those who hated the Empress Dowager Cixi were “more articulate than those who loved her.” Jung Chang’s recent biography, Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China, argues that Cixi has long been misunderstood, and her monumental reforms falsely credited to the men who served her or ruled
On October 10, 2013 In 3 for Thursday, Atheism, Creationism, Education, Evangelicalism, Evolution, Politics, Religion Surveys, Secular Humanism, Self-Awareness
I’m a sucker for a new religion survey, especially when the world of religion appears to be changing fast and data is turned around at the drop of the hat. In the last few weeks, a few important surveys have been released that are shedding important light on the world of religion, especially in
A short while back, Mother Jones ran a piece on privatized prisons that keep the money coming in when crime rates are lower. Occupancy rates are written into the contracts, leaving privatized prisons to make deals, including “mandating that local or state government keep those facilities between 80 and 100 percent full. In other