UT professor finds economic inequality is self-reinforcing

When the gap between the haves and have-nots gets larger, one would think the have-nots would want more help, most likely in the form of government programs, to fight rising inequities.
Not so, says Nate Kelly, assistant professor of political sci…

Why ‘scientific consensus’ fails to persuade

Suppose a close friend who is trying to figure out the facts about climate change asks whether you think a scientist who has written a book on the topic is a knowledgeable and trustworthy expert. You see from the dust jacket that the author received…

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