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Can democracy work on the internet? Reddit tells a mixed story

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Throughout history, people have established new governments for all sorts of reasons: to solidify alliances, or expand empires, or secure individual liberties. Marc Beaulac had a question about sweaters. Specifically, it was about the age-old debate in offices between men who want the air conditioning cranked …

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What history tells us about the long-term effects of a pandemic

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain For nearly a year, the novel coronavirus and the resulting COVID-19 pandemic have dominated headlines across the world, and justifiably so. With nearly 68 million cases reported and more than 1.5 million deaths worldwide as of December 7, 2020, the short-term impact of this disease has …

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