Daily Archives: November 12, 2021

The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth

Sam Quinones writes in this 2021 book: * The spread of this meth provoked homelessness across the country. Homeless encampments of meth users appeared in rural towns—“They’re almost like villages,” one Indiana counselor said. In the West, large tent encampments … Continue reading

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Like Many Right-Wing Pundits, Dennis Prager Has Been Consistently Awful With Regard To Covid

I wonder how many people died as a result? If everyone had acted with regard to covid as Dennis Prager acted, we could have had millions of more deaths. In the Spring of 2020, Dennis had Covid minimalist Michael Fumento … Continue reading

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You Have More Influence Than You Think: How We Underestimate Our Power of Persuasion, and Why It Matters

Professor Vanessa Bohns writes in this 2021 book: * Whether we affect others in big, life-changing ways (like EMTs or social workers) or in smaller, everyday ways (like good-humored baristas), we typically only gain insight into a very tiny sliver … Continue reading

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