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Ten Good Things (and More) to Celebrate in a Bad Year

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

As we go into what will be a very difficult new year, as long as people keep organizing and mobilizing, there will be victories to celebrate. Here is a list of victories to be thankful for, starting with three inspirational women.

The Year of Fear in Review: What Does It Teach Us About Risk Perception?

David Ropeik | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Ropeik

Turns out the Year of Fear in Review tells us a lot about how our risk perception system works, and why we're more afraid of some lesser risks, and not afraid enough of some bigger ones.