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There's a Name for Why We So Often Don't Notice Long-Term—and Worrisome—Trends
And it's called shifting baseline syndrome.
Who Funded That? The Names and Numbers Behind the Research in Our Latest Issue
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Shelf Help: 'The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy'
Is oversimplification really the solution?
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How America Overdosed on Drug Courts
Hailed as the most compassionate way for the criminal justice system to deal with addicts, drug courts were designed to balance punishment with rehabilitation. But after 25 years, the verdict is in: Drug courts embolden judges to practice medicine without a license—and they put lives in danger.