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March 24, 2014 | What We're Reading

And deep-pocketed advocacy groups are lobbying for more — a trend that alarms advocates of strong science education. Continue reading

Cameron Karnes sorts CDs at Independent Records & Video March 14, 2006, in Denver. As a group, Millennials, the generation born between 1981 and 1999, are characterized as confident, hardworking and technologically fluent. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Kathryn Osler)
March 24, 2014 | Blog

Young people have every reason to feel detached from an array of major institutions that are no longer in tune with the problems that they face. Continue reading

In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 photo, a Buddha statue is silhouetted by the sun on the hill of Phmon Baseth, outskirt of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
March 19, 2014 | Blog

We’d live in a very different world if we privileged well-being over growth. Continue reading

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March 18, 2014 | Blog

A look at the main, factually unsound complaints about Neil deGrasse Tyson’s series. Continue reading

Nearly 100 confiscated illegal firearms rests on a table before a press conference with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, and New York City District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 4, 2014 | Connecting the Dots

Having won the debate about Americans’ right to bear arms, the lobby now pushes for a society with more guns. Continue reading

Plans to build an Islamic center near ground zero, the sight of 9/11 terrorist attack on the United States, have sparked anger and islamophobic reactions amongst some Americans. On the ninth anniversary of 9/11, approximately 3000 demonstrators protested while a few blocks away about the same number of people demonstrated for religious tolerance. New York City, N.Y. Sept. 11, 2010./Credit:HALEY/SIPA/1009121051 (Sipa via AP Images)
February 25, 2014 | Blog

Proponents of “foreign law bans” would have you believe they are interested in all foreign laws. They’re actually designed to specifically target Muslims. Continue reading

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February 5, 2014

The author and activist discusses the intersection of religious faith and environmentalism. Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 | Blog

In these clips from interviews with Bill Moyers, Seeger discusses dissent, environmentalism and his hope for a better world. Continue reading

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January 24, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Bill talks with the astrophysicist about why science literacy is critical to the future of our democracy, economy and standing in the world. Continue reading

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January 22, 2014 | Moyers & Company

In part three of Bill’s conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist talks about why science literacy is critical to the future of our democracy, economy and standing in the world. Watch the full show now » Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 | Blog

Watch clips from part two of Bill’s interview with the astrophysicist and host of the new Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, airing this spring. Continue reading

The center third of "Education" (1890), a stained glass window by Louis Comfort Tiffany and Tiffany Studios, located in Linsly-Chittenden Hall at Yale University.
January 17, 2014 | Blog

Clips from Bill’s conversations with scientists Jane Goodall, Sir John Houghton and the late Isaac Asimov, who shared their views on the intersection between religion and science. Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 | Blog

In-depth interviews with a range of guests including theoretical physicists and Vatican Observatory astronomers from the award-winning public radio program On Being. Continue reading

Frederick Kyalo Manthi , Phd, holds the H. erectus complete skull he discovered in 2000 near lake Turkana in Kenya, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007 at the National Museum of Kenya in Nairobi. Surprising fossils dug up in Africa are creating messy kinks in the iconic straight line of human evolution from knuckle-dragging ape to briefcase-carrying man.(AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo)
January 17, 2014 | Blog

The percentage of Republicans that believe humans evolved over time has dropped significantly in the past four years. Continue reading

Gabbie Bradburn, center in orange, Briana Hayden, center right in blue, and Ellena Barber, far right, graph the data they collected during a paper plane experiment.   at Robert E. Lee elementary school in Spotsylvania county, Va.  The students were treated to Constitution Day lesson plans as they arrived to school on Tuesday as teachers helped to reinforce the ideas of our founding fathers through history, science and various other subjects throughout the day.   (AP Photo/The Free Lance-Star, Reza A. Marvashti)
January 16, 2014 | Blog

In this clip, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says that the only thing that should be taught in science class is science. Continue reading

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