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Passion for Politics Meets the Story of Christmas

Why do you even care about politics — a distant enterprise, operated by people you don’t really know, arguing about things that often don’t even impact you? The passion for politics, that inner drive that keeps you on fire with emotion, has a reason.

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Coping with Climate Anxiety: The Overwhelming Mental Impact of Global Climate Change

Refuse to have children, stop traveling by jet, and carry chopsticks in your purse to avoid using disposable flatware at restaurants. These are some of the coping techniques adopted by folks suffering from climate anxiety, climate grief or climate despair.

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U.N. Says Siri Sexist: Digital Assistants Steer Girls Away from S.T.E.M.

Siri, Alexa and the Google Assistant default female voices reinforce sexist notions that women are docile, servile, non-confrontational and easy to please, according to a new United Nations report. The report recommends genderless default voices so these female caricatures don’t discourage girls from pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.).

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Siri-ously! – A.I. at Home

Will artificial intelligence make our kids stupid and rude? Scott Ott spearheads the questioning of human-computer interaction and its effect on society in this Right Angle.