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Skeptic Magazine, Volume 27 Number 3
Table of Contents

Skeptic Magazine 27.3 (cover)


Cracking History
Chiropractic’s Secret Origin
by J. Michael Menke
Scientific Explanations of the Alien Abduction Experience
by J. Randal Montgomery
Persistent Belief
The Relative Implausibility of Certainty
by Richard Randall
Poking Holes in Needle-Spiking
Nightclub “Attacks” Scare Sweeps Europe
by Robert Bartholomew & Paul Weatherhead

Race Matters

Cover illustration by Jeff Drew
Why Race Matters
by Michael Shermer
Systemic Racism—Explained
by Mahzarin R. Banaji, Susan T. Fiske & Douglas S. Massey
News Media & Declining Race Relations
Social Narratives More Than Real-Life Events May Be Driving Decline in Race Relations
by Chris Ferguson
Race & Policing
A Data-Driven Look at Policing and its Discontents
by Kevin McCaffree
Critical Race Theory
Noble Ends, Terrible Means
by Helen Pluckrose & James Lindsay
Why Reparations and Equity Are Bad Ideas
by Jason D. Hill
Blue Eyes, Brown Eyes
On Race and Jane Elliott’s Famous Experiment on Prejudice
by Stephen G. Bloom
Race & Medicine
by Harriet Hall, M.D. (aka the SkepDoc)


Broadcasting Flapdoodle
A review of Radio Psychics: Mind Reading and Fortune Telling in American Broadcasting, 1920–1940 by John Benedict Buescher
by Michelle Ainsworth
For those seeking a sound scientific viewpoint


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