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Trump legitimizes the anti-vaxxers


Republican President and climate change denier Donald Trump has reached across the partisan divide to appoint Democratic eco-activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. chair of a commission to investigate vaccine safety and scientific integrity. These strange bedfellows are united by their shared concerns about the alleged link between vaccines and serious illnesses like autism. As Celeste McGovern reports, it’s a big win for anti-vaxxers, and a big headache for Big Pharma.

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Unscrewing the millennials

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Jordan Peterson: The man who reignited Canada’s culture war

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The New Campus Rebels: C2C Journal’s Winter 2016 Edition

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