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Citizen Now

Livestreaming Debaters Are Talking People Out of Dangerous Conspiracy Theories

Livestreaming Debaters Are Talking People Out of Dangerous Conspiracy Theories

They are changing minds one stream at a time.

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With Roe v. Wade Overturned, Your Abortion Searches Could Be Used to Prosecute You

With Roe v. Wade Overturned, Your Abortion Searches Could Be Used to Prosecute You

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade comes with a host of privacy concerns for people seeking health care.

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Citizen Now: Why Being Informed Is More Important Than Ever

Citizen Now: Why Being Informed Is More Important Than Ever

This new CNET series will empower you with information about our changing world, enabling you to make more informed decisions.

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School Boards Are Becoming the Fiercest Battlefront for the Culture Wars

School Boards Are Becoming the Fiercest Battlefront for the Culture Wars

Here's why you should be more aware of what's going on with your children's school boards.

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Students Are Taking Action Against Book Bans

Students Are Taking Action Against Book Bans

Some students are speaking out at local board of education meetings and in state houses, and some are filing lawsuits.

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What's at Stake in Your Statehouse

What's at Stake in Your Statehouse

Every state legislature is different, and it's important to know what yours does and how it functions. Our guide can help.

Your Private Data Is All Over the Internet. Now What?

Your Private Data Is All Over the Internet. Now What?

It's not easy to disappear from the web, but we'll show you how to get started.

Fake News Sites Keep Serving Up False and Misleading Stories

Fake News Sites Keep Serving Up False and Misleading Stories

Here's how to spot them.

The Latest

State and Local Activism Needs You: Where to Start

Commentary: Grassroots lobbying and volunteer opportunities abound. Here's how to step up and what to expect.

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Partisan redistricting could be the biggest political issue of 2022.

Jun 29, 2022
Meet the Twitch, YouTube Streamers Who Deradicalize While They Debate

The newest tool against misinformation online is people who love to argue.

Jun 29, 2022
With Roe v. Wade Overturned, Your Abortion Searches Could Be Used to Prosecute You

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade comes with a host of privacy concerns for people seeking health care.

Jun 26, 2022
When Local Newspapers Fold, Polarization Rises. Here's What You Can Do

The US has lost a quarter of its local newsrooms, and without those, communities suffer. But experts have ways we can stem the flow.

Jun 24, 2022
A Virtual Tour Uncovers the Hidden History of Black Disenfranchisement

Virtual reality is helping to unearth stories of the Black experience that have been paved over through the years.

Jun 22, 2022
Book Bans Are on the Rise, but Students Are Fighting Back

Some students are speaking out at local board of education meetings and in state houses, and some are filing lawsuits.

Jun 21, 2022
School Boards Are Becoming the Fiercest Battlefront for the Culture Wars

Here's why you should be more aware of what's going on with your children's school boards.

Jun 20, 2022
Your Social Security Number: When Is It Safe to Share It?

There are legit reasons to share your digits, but also certain situations where you shouldn't. Here's what privacy experts say.

Jun 19, 2022
What's at Stake in Your Statehouse

Every state legislature is different, and it's important to know what yours does and how it functions. Our guide can help.

May 17, 2022