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Targeting Roe v. Wade, GOP Has Launched ‘Unprecedented’ Attack on Abortion Rights in 2021

Experts note that 2021 is on track to be “the most damaging anti-abortion state legislative session in a decade - and perhaps ever”.

History repeats itself: From the New Testament to QAnon

The QAnon story casts Trump as a kind of radical Christian ruler, deputised by God to wage war against the liberal infidels.

Will robots make good friends? Scientists are already starting to find out

Robotic companionship can constructively augment people's lives, leading to friendships that are comparable to human-to-human relationships.

The Catholic Church and contraception

Much of the papal document Humanae Vitae was written by the future pope John Paul II, and Paul VI later came to regret the text.

Brain-controlled computers are becoming a reality, but major hurdles remain

Imagine controlling your computer just by thinking. It sounds far-out, but real advances are happening.

Artificial intelligence will be here soon

Over the last few years I have gone from an AGI skeptic to being significantly worried about how soon it will likely come to exist.

Addressing Population Challenge Is Not Impossible

Societies can avoid a world population of 10.8 billion and related disasters – with education, contraception and emphasis on sustainability.

David Brin on the Moon, Mars & Technological Evolution in the 21st Century

America is going back to the Moon, but we should be pushing further out into the solar system - and we have the technology today.

Is Climate Change Responsible for the Conflicts We’re Seeing Around the World Today?

CNA's Military Advisory Board: Climate change poses a serious threat to U.S. national security and is becoming a "catalyst for conflict".

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