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Immigration and the Imaginary Chickenpox Threat America's favorite xenophobic pool noodle wants us to fear immigrant children with chickenpox. Should we? Data and decency say no.
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Michigan Lawmakers' Resolution Won’t Change Gendered Fast-Food Toys A state resolution proposed by Michigan lawmakers seeks to push fast-food chains to stop assigning gender to their children’s toys, but it will take far more to bring equity to the drive-through.
Knickers the Australian Holstein Taught My Kid About Fake Moos A viral story about a “giant cow” helped me teach my son an important lesson in media literacy. When a story elicits a big emotional reaction, you might want to do some fact checking.
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