Ideas
November 17, 2015 12:01 PM EST
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1. Meet “dialogue,” the new front in the Internet commenting wars.

By Laura Hazard Owen in Nieman Lab

2. You can help the Smithsonian index the records of tens of thousands of freed slaves.

By the Freedmen’s Bureau Project

3. We need a better way to measure credit for the very poor.

By Julia Sklar in MIT News

4. Stop complaining about media coverage of terrorism. The problem is your friends.

By Emma Kelly in Medium

5. Learn about a pseudoscience that put uncounted thousands behind bars.

By Nathan J. Robinson in the Boston Review

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