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Jennifer Carlson

Jennifer Carlson
Dr. Jennifer Carlson is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Toronto. She is working on a book manuscript entitled Clinging to Their Guns? The New Politics of Gun Carry in Everyday Life.

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Is Gun Control Really an Urban vs. Rural Debate?

Consider California, a state with some of the country’s most restrictive gun laws, and Arizona, a state with some of the most permissive.

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A new study shows that taxing carbon dioxide emissions could actually work to reduce greenhouse gases without any negative effects on employment and revenues.

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Ticking off a category of things to do can feel like progress or a fun time coming to an end.

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The Big One

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