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The Neuroscience of Hate Speech

Do politicians’ words, the president’s especially, matter? Since he has been in office, President Trump has relentlessly demonized his political opponents as evil and belittled them as stupid. He has called undocumented immigrants animals. His rhetoric has been a powerful contributor to our climate of hate, which is amplified by the right-wing media and virulent [...]

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Book Review: Pornland, How Porn has Hijacked our Sexuality

By Professor Gail Dines Teens raised on porn have trouble with the real thing. Gail Dines is a professor of sociology and women's studies at Wheelock College in Boston. Her latest book Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality looks at how a generation bought up with hardcore porn is now finding it difficult to [...]