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6.8.18

I Rebuilt Malcolm X's Old Prison Debate Team

The audience responded with a chorus of laughter as I won points for my team—and for incarcerated people everywhere.

1.11.18

'The 1960 Kennedy-Nixon Debate,' Today's Comic by Michael Kupperman

Michael Kupperman gives us his account of why Nixon lost the presidential election of 1960.

11.8.17

Your Opinion Is Far More Persuasive if You Speak it

A new study finds we like people when we hear their voice, even if we don't like what they say.

8.10.17

How to Be a Fearless Contrarian Without Offending All the Wrong People

How to tell idiots the Truth about this stupid world without upsetting anyone important.

3.16.17

How to Talk to People You Hate About Politics

Have we lost the ability to convince people who don't already agree with us?

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