Five myths about the child welfare system
No, most children in foster care haven’t been rescued from abuse
Five myths about plastics
No, bioplastics are not (necessarily) more sustainable than conventional plastics.
Five myths about street gangs
No, gruesome initiations aren’t required, and yes, members can leave their gangs.
Five myths about child care
In fact, all kinds of families want child care, and its cost has little to do with regulation.
Five myths about Cuba
The U.S. embargo isn’t to blame for all its problems, and the island isn’t frozen in time.
Five myths about the Taliban
It’s not really controlled by Pakistan, and it doesn’t have a plan for governing.
Five myths about the Haitian Revolution
It wasn’t inspired by the French Revolution, and mosquitoes weren’t the deciding factor.
Five myths about Osama bin Laden
He actually remained close with Taliban leaders — but not so much with Iranian officials.
Five myths about marijuana
No, it doesn’t lead to violent crime, and no, those strains aren’t that different
Five myths about the Olympics
Actually, host cities lose money on the Games, and the athletes don’t get rich, either.
Five myths about the NCAA
No, increasing student athletes’ compensation won’t turn off fans or conflict with Title IX.