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'Fifty Shades of Grey' -- From the Personal to the Political

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Jane Simon, M.D.

To turn to the real world, it is not uncommon to find households in which one parent dominates another. The power play in turn impacts the children.

How Inequality Affects Our Existence

Mehroz Baig | Posted 05.24.2014 | San Francisco
Mehroz Baig

What makes sophisticated empires fall? That's the question that one team of scientists backed by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center tackled in their report, and it's reflected in our own backyard.

How Will We Be Remembered?

Big Think | Posted 12.08.2011 | Fifty

What will historians say about our time 100 years from now? How will our world be remembered? According to Lawrence Summers, economist and former Pres...