What causes such big differences in cities’ tolls?

COVID-19 data as of May 31, 2020. Credit: The Conversation, CC-BY-ND Source: U.S. Census, NOAA, City of New York, City of San Francisco San Francisco and New York City both reported their first COVID-19 cases during the first week of March. On March 16, San Francisco announced it was ordering residents to stay home to … Continue reading What causes such big differences in cities’ tolls?

How our brains can be manipulated to tribalism

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Tribalism has become a signature of America within and without since the election of President Trump. The nation has parted ways with international allies, left the rest of the world in their effort to fight the climate change, and most recently the pandemic, by leaving the World Health Organization. Even the … Continue reading How our brains can be manipulated to tribalism