Another Reason to Fear Immigrants Is Debunked

by TOM JACOBS from Pacific Standard Immigration must be stopped to preserve our values! That’s the subtext (or, in some cases, text) of much of the rhetoric from the current presidential campaign. Certain candidates are exploiting voters’ fears that our nation will soon become unrecognizable, as foreigners arrive bringing fundamentally different attitudes. This sort of primal anxiety, which…

Gossip Girl’s dark legacy of sex shaming

By Danielle Paquette from Wonkblog Today’s teens spend an average of nine hours each day consuming media, according to one recent estimate. They post selfies, tweet random thoughts and watch Kylie Jenner’s Snapchat adventures. They also invent new and creative ways to shame each other online. The latest headline-grabbing example comes this week from McAuley…