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Why women put on the suicide vest

/ Apr 12, 2016

Why women put on the suicide vest

by Tobin Harshaw

On a list of history's most notorious assassins, alongside John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald and Gavrilo Princip, the name Thenmozhi Rajaratnam would probably draw mostly blank stares. But in her way, the Tamil Tiger terrorist — who blew up herself, the Indian leader ...

Why extremism loves company

/ Sep 5, 2014

Why extremism loves company

by Cass R. Sunstein

Most violent extremists are not poor and do not lack education. But psychological experiments suggest that it's a matter of extremism loving company, and that participation in group decision-making tends to strengthen and polarize people's views.