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Governor candidates duel, Christian nationalism explained, does reading hateful comments lead to hatred? and more

• Oct 9, 2018 at 12:48 PM

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THE GUARDIAN: 'Tipping points' could exacerbate climate crisis, scientists fear

IPCC report "underestimates potential of these key dangers to send Earth into spiral of runaway climate change."

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SANDUSKY REGISTER: Governor candidates duel in Cleveland State debate

Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine clashed Monday over drug policy, budget issues, abortion and health care, squeezing many disagreements into an hour-long debate.

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VOX: Christian nationalism, explained through one pro-Trump propaganda film

The Trump Prophecy is more than a feel-good, low-budget movie. It’s the purest distillation of pro-Trump Christian nationalism: the insidious doctrine that implicitly links American patriotism and American exceptionalism with (white) evangelical Christianity.

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3 QUARKS DAILY: Does reading hateful comments lead to increased hatred and prejudice?

The researchers found that participants who were more frequently exposed to hate speech against minorities, had a higher likelihood of exhibiting anti-Muslim or anti-LGBT prejudice.

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ONE COOL THING: Ancient proteins from unwashed dishes reveal the diets of a lost civilization

Material pulled from ceramic sherds reveals the favored foodstuffs in the 8,000-year-old city of Çatalhöyük in Turkey.

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