The life-sized wooden statue of the Black Christ in St. Philip Church in Panama.
The statue of black Christ has a deep significance for the people of Panama. An object of deep devotion, it also serves as a reminder of colonialism.
Americans are not good recyclers.
Consumers are much more likely to recycle their waste after viewing messages showing the products it might turn into.
Work isn’t as stable as it once was.
A growing number of jobs are becoming less stable, with fewer benefits and stagnating wages. This is taking a significant toll on the psychological health of workers.
Lesley Visser was one of the first female television sports reporters – but she’s appalled at how little progress has been made.
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Female athletes barely receive more attention than horses and dogs. And if you're a woman who wants to become a sports journalist, you should steel yourself for some social media venom.
Orang tua juga bertanggung jawab dalam kemampuan anak-anak dalam matematika.
Alih-alih belajar dari dasar untuk mengembangkan kemampuan matematika, kita harus memprioritaskan pembelajaran matematika dengan menarik tenaga-tenaga terampil di rumah.
A woman holds up a quilt with photos of people who say they were abused as children by priests, in San Diego, 2007.
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There is rich Catholic heritage of resistance. Catholic protesters have used powerful religious symbols, including vials of their own blood, as an extension of Christ's blood, to demand change.
A painting showing Saint Francis Borgia, a 16th century saint,, performing an exorcism.
Forty-five years ago, 'The Exorcist' terrified viewers with its portrayal of a practice that goes back several centuries and continues today in Christianity.
Parents have a responsibility for their children’s math development too.
Instead of getting "back to basics" to improve math skills, we should make math literacy a priority by developing, attracting and supporting skilled teachers, and improving math literacy at home.
Sometimes you have to look back to move forward.
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US sanctions announced earlier this month may have triggered the plunge in the lira, but the government has been mismanaging Turkey's economy for years, creating severe vulnerabilities.
Ketimpangan kekayaan bukan hanya perkara beda pendapatan, tapi juga beda tumpukan kekayaan dari masa lalu.
Kata komedian Chris Rock, kalau saja orang miskin tahu seberapa kaya orang kaya, maka mungkin saja orang akan bikin kerusuhan. Apa benar?
Got a spare $250 million? If you’re among the 0.1 percent, you probably do.
Income inequality, the most common way to measure the gap between the rich and the poor, only tells part of the story. Wealth inequality tells the rest.
Middle-class homeowners need credits, not deductions.
Rather than tinkering with the deduction, Republicans should get rid of it altogether and replace it with something that would actually help more Americans afford a home.
Trump unveiled his tax cut in Indianapolis.
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The administration wants to cut the tax rate on so-called pass-through entities, which is likely to lead to creative tax planning and outright evasion, damaging faith in the system.
In Sir Thomas Malory’s ‘Le Morte d'Arthur,’ a character complains that young people are too sexually promiscuous.
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The anxiety that young people are messing things up goes back centuries.
Trump’s tax plan may make it harder to win the ‘Fair Tax Game.’
The administration's plan to significantly cut the tax rate on so-called pass-through entities will likely lead to creative tax planning and outright evasion, damaging faith in the system.
Trump’s ‘Make America Great Again’ slogan resonated with voters. Can progressives do the same?
Conservatives have been very successful framing a compelling narrative about who they are and what they stand for. Progressives will have a tough four years if they don't do the same.
President-elect Trump and Brexit booster Nigel Farage: two faces of today’s nationalism.
Financial crises and soaring inequality fueled the populist backlashes that threaten neoliberalism's core principles of free markets and free people. The world needs a new narrative to counteract it.
Nobels go to only three scientists max, while some papers have as many authors as members of this audience.
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Nobel Prizes can go to at most three co-recipients. Journal articles, on the other hand, can have thousands of co-authors. Neither extreme is ideal, but how should we credit today's science work?
East meets West: refugees cross from Turkey into Greece.
The refugee crisis that just arrived in Europe has been affecting Turkey for more than four years.
Do universities model the ethics they teach?
Universities are places that teach ethics to students. But, on any given day, you can read about several university scandals. Do universities practice what they teach?