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Comic Books as Propaganda

Hank Kennedy New Politics
The author is strongest when he deals with the government’s direct attempts to influence public opinion through comics either through the Writers’ War Board (WWB) of World War II or the creation of propaganda comics during the early Cold War.

Activists Need to Realize that Most Americans Actually Agree With Them

George Lakey Waging Nonviolence
A large majority of Americans, 68 percent, in a recent ABC/Washington Post poll said our economic system favors the rich rather than the majority. About half of those who said they were Republicans agreed. Economist Joseph Stiglitz has been following opinion research and consistently found that the percentages of those who see too much wealth inequality were high among men and women, Democrats and Republicans, people with lower incomes, even those with higher incomes.

Economic Inequality: It’s Far Worse Than You Think

Nicholas Fitz Scientific American
According to Pew Research, most Americans believe the economic system unfairly favors the wealthy, but 60% believe that most people can make it if they’re willing to work hard.

Lab Grown Organs and Artistic Computers in Fifty Years?

Jalees Rehman scilogs
A new survey shows that the public is optimistic about lab-grown replacement organs and computer created artistic works within the next 50 years, but less than enthusiastic about some other possible technologies being widely used.

Is America Evolving on Evolution?

Sean B. Carroll Scientific American
As we celebrate Darwin’s birthday on February 12, there is some positive news about Americans’ views
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