Sunday, December 29, 2013

Moral Panics; They are not just for Reactionaries anymore

Data shows dramatically less, not more, extreme weather in 2013 | Moral Panic has been a concept applied by social scientists to conservative causes and movements to enact policies that are based on non-existent problems. The 'White Slavery' moral panic of the 1920s is often cited as a canonical example. Now we have global warming coming apart.

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