Adding an LGBTQ+ focus to M.D. Training – UCI News – ♥ ★ ✚

  Two UCI medical students who’ve benefited from donor support spearhead revisions to school curriculum that boost inclusivity by Christine Catlett, UCI | April 28, 2020 “Perhaps the greatest feedback I’ve gotten about these curriculum changes was when another medical student told me that because of our efforts, when they were treating a trans patient, [...]

Adding an LGBTQ+ focus to M.D. Training – UCI News – ♥ ★ ✚2020-05-12T17:03:58-07:00

UCI Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism

CALL FOR PROPOSALS - UCI Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism Dear Campus Community, As part of our efforts to advance and expand the Confronting Extremism program, the Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism requests UCI senate faculty proposals that explore the origins and sources, causes and consequences, methods and [...]

UCI Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism2019-10-03T15:47:29-07:00

The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy

The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy Alex Wong/Getty Images Political Science Human brains aren’t built for self-rule, says Shawn Rosenberg. That’s more evident than ever. By RICK SHENKMAN         full article: https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/09/08/shawn-rosenberg-democracy-228045  September 08, 2019 Rick Shenkman, founder of George Washington University’s History News Network, is the author of Political [...]

The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy2019-09-08T16:14:51-07:00

NYT: The Tragic Story Called ‘United States History’

The Tragic Story Called ‘United States History’ Like the mobs that killed Americans of Mexican descent across the West in the early 20th century, the El Paso shooting suspect believed that Texas was better off as a territory run by, and for, white people. By Héctor Tobar Contributing Opinion Writer Aug. 7, 2019   [...]

NYT: The Tragic Story Called ‘United States History’2019-08-07T11:08:50-07:00

Mass shootings give gun control cause new strength – for now

Mass shootings give gun control cause new strength - for now August 6, 2019 David Meyer, sociologist, explains in the San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 6, 2019 “There are peaks of mobilization — usually after a mass shooting — but the organizations tend to come and go and are hard to sustain,” said UC Irvine [...]

Mass shootings give gun control cause new strength – for now2019-08-06T14:42:29-07:00

Racists almost always claim not to be racist

Racists almost always claim not to be racist August 3, 2019 Michael Tesler, poli sci, via Patheos, Aug. 3, 2019 Michael Tesler, associate professor of political science at the University of California at Irvine and the author of “Post-Racial or Most-Racial? Race and Politics in the Obama Era,” says that historically racists have always [...]

Racists almost always claim not to be racist2019-08-03T14:43:37-07:00

Cailin O’Connor, how false beliefs spread: Half hour of Heterodoxy #62

Cailin O’Connor, how false beliefs spread: Half hour of Heterodoxy #62 August 1, 2019 Heterodox Academy, Aug. 1, 2019 (Podcast) Cailin O’Connor is a philosopher of science at the University of California-Irvine. We discuss her book The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread co-authored with James Owen Weatherall. Listen in at https://heterodoxacademy.org/podcast-hhh-62-cailin-oconnor/. [...]

Cailin O’Connor, how false beliefs spread: Half hour of Heterodoxy #622019-08-01T14:44:46-07:00

Republicans don’t think Trump’s tweets are racist. That fits a long American history of denying racism.

Republicans don’t think Trump’s tweets are racist. That fits a long American history of denying racism. July 30, 2019 Michael Tesler, poli sci, explains in The Washington Post During Donald Trump’s campaign and presidency, there has been an ongoing debate about whether Trump’s words and even the president himself should be called “racist.” This [...]

Republicans don’t think Trump’s tweets are racist. That fits a long American history of denying racism.2019-07-30T14:41:18-07:00

The Assassin Next Door

  The New Yorker: The Assassin Next Door My family’s immigrant journey and James Earl Ray’s path to targeting Martin Luther King, Jr., intersected at an unglamorous corner of East Hollywood. By Héctor Tobar July 22, 2019 Hector Tobar is an Associate Professor of Chicano/Latino Studies at UCI VIEW THE FULL ARTICLE   [...]

The Assassin Next Door2019-07-29T14:38:07-07:00

Survivors’ near-miss experiences on 9/11 linked to post-traumatic stress

Survivors’ near-miss experiences on 9/11 linked to post-traumatic stress   Jul 11, 2019   In this article by Science Magazine, Roxane Silver, professor of psychological science, co-authored a study on “survivor guilt” and how near-miss survivors respond to traumatic events, such as the developing PTSD symptoms. It is also mentioned how stories from the 9/11 [...]

Survivors’ near-miss experiences on 9/11 linked to post-traumatic stress2019-07-11T14:45:54-07:00