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“Cuddly little white-tailed prairie dogs, no more!” Tim Caro, a biologist, on how prairie dogs kill baby ground squirrels.

“If these workers have to ‘whiten’ their resumes to be considered for the job, what happens when they’re actually employed there?” Adia Harvey Wingfield, a sociology professor.

“Suicide attacks kill more people—it’s the lung cancer of terrorism—than non-suicide attacks by a factor of ten,” Robert Pape, who studies terrorism.

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