Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are innocent of Meredith Kercher's murder. The easiest way for us to clarify their innocence is to examine the case in the context of our work on false confessions and the lessons we have learned from working in the Innocence Movement.
In a fascinating investigative article at ThinkProgress, writer Zack Beauchamp details what looks an awful lot like a scam run by a company called Reboot Marketing, founded by one Allen Baler.
Wake up, Aristotle, logic is over! Now we have GOP Logic, and it explains everything. Just learn these nine new laws, and all will become clear.
I genuinely believe the luminous prize of vitality -- more years of life, more life in years -- is tantalizingly, almost agonizingly within reach. But until more of us can agree we do know what, there simply is no how.
Lately, I seem to be spending a lot of time explaining the difference between facts and opinions. It is a time consuming, but worthy, undertaking. It ...
It's obvious that socialism, Marxism, and communism are words with derogatory connotations in the collective mind of the United States; the evil United Socialist Soviet Republic did, after all, influence the bulk of 20th century U.S. rhetoric.
Carl Gibson and Steve Horn's misleading and poorly researched story -- about the links between Srdja Popovic, cofounder of Otpor! and CANVAS, and a crappy corporate spy outfit named Stratfor -- does no one any good.
Two troubling polls were taken within less than a month of each other last March and April. The March poll by Public Policy Polling found that nearly ...
Since sound money is expensive, and bad money is cheap, bad money proliferates and drives good money out of the marketplace. Economists and sociologists have extended this principle to information: Bad information drives out good, and for similar reasons. This is what has happened in the age of Fox News, Rush Limbaugh and their ilk.
Ted Cruz is on hand to embrace all those brave right-wingers who have been thus stabbed in the back. The extremist right will see the debt-ceiling struggle not as a loss, but as a battle they have only begun to fight.
Insurrectionist rhetoric might work well in marketing firearms to civilians on the far right wing of American politics. But with police chiefs and generals? Not so much.
The West is still mystified by the Arab World. Absent real understanding, our public discourse and, too often, our policy debates are informed by crude myths and negative stereotypes of the region, its culture and its people.
As part of 92Y's partnership with Salon.com, political reporter Alex Seitz-Wald spoke with us at The Jefferson Hotel in Washington D.C. about conspira...
It is a testament to the considerable filmmaking skills of Kristina Borjesson that the TWA 800 documentary she produced had me actually paying attention to Thomas Stalcup, believing for some of the 90 minutes I watched the program that he actually had discovered something new.
There's no doubt that Beck is a conspiracy theorist. He's a purveyor of wacky, purely fabricated gibberish leading to the ultimate conclusion that there's an unholy alliance composed of the Obama government and "fascist" progressives out to destroy us all.
When will Americans, we of middle age, especially, move on? In the absence of new witnesses or of other fresh and vital information, might it make sense to stop our chattering and to open files on the other parts of our lives?