How do animals communicate? 🔊

How do animals communicate? 🔊

Scientists have made fascinating discoveries about animals and how they communicate. For instance, bird songs are more than music to the ears of the forest; it turns out they are speaking a language understood by many species. Erick Greene discusses his latest...
Does Donald Trump use Nazi-style rhetoric? 🔊

Does Donald Trump use Nazi-style rhetoric? 🔊

Does Donald Trump use Nazi-style rhetoric? David Livingstone-Smith argues that Trump’s rhetorical style is very similar to the style employed by the Nazis, and analyzed in “The Psychology of Propaganda,” a 1941 paper by R. Money-Kyrle. Livingstone-Smith says speeches...
What is the political ethos of anonymous? 🔊

What is the political ethos of anonymous? 🔊

After the Islamic State attacked French civilians in Paris, the hacktivist group Anonymous decided to turn its weapons against the extremist group. Previous targets have included the Church of Scientology, and the consultant group Stratford. What is the driving...
What drove the Charlottesville protests? 🔊

What drove the Charlottesville protests? 🔊

What drove the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville? Maria Armoudian talks to Siva Vaidhyanathan, a professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia, where part of the protest took place. Vaidhyanathan and his colleagues were aware of the impending...