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Rebecca Gordon: Confronting “Alternative Facts”

This popular belief that nobody really does or can know anything is the perfect soil for an authoritarian leader to take root.

January 11, 2019 · 3 Comments

Arnold R. Isaacs: Learning the Power of Lies

Facts vs. Falsehoods in the Age of Trump It’s easy — and not wrong — to think that truth is in dire danger in the era of Donald Trump. His … Continue reading

September 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Majid Naficy: Truth and Falsehood

I read in Egyption papyruses That Truth and Falsehood were brothers. One day Truth borrowed Falsehood’s dagger But lost it by misfortune. Falsehood took the case to court, Claimed the … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

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