A decision requiring cell phone retailers to warn customers of possible radiation risk typifies the emotion-based way that democracy can supercede intelligent government risk policy making.
Balancing Act is an online tool, used by municipalities, that gives residents the ability to look at and tweak their city’s budget so that there is no deficit.
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Many social sciences — psychology, geography, and anthropology — were once mysterious. Researchers advanced these fields by working together and peer reviewing the evidence. The same benefits could be attained by...
Words of wisdom from the late, great Maya Angelou: “I've learned that people will forget what you said; people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
When the Whitney Museum of American Art decided to stage in 1948 their first exhibition of a living American artist, they chose someone who wasn’t even an American citizen, but only legally could become one just...
Researchers figure out what words would best help move people to support climate change policies.
The Americans with Disabilities Act took effect exactly 25 years ago today. What is its legacy?
The trouble with productivity as a value is that it treats a morally ambiguous act as a moral good. What, specifically, do we want to be producing more of?