La façon dont les enseignants se souviennent de leur enfance donne des indices importants sur leur capacité à identifier et à combattre les inégalités dans les écoles aujourd'hui.
Lorsque les enseignants utilisent leurs souvenirs pour examiner comment les écoles affectent les chances des enfants sur la base de leur identité sociale, ils imaginent une éducation plus équitable.
How teachers recall their childhoods carries important clues about how likely they are to name and challenge inequities in schools today.
When teachers use memories to examine how schools unequally affect children's life choices and chances on the basis of social identity, they're able to imagine more equitable education.
Governments could capitalize on the growth of telecommuting to promote more car-free lifestyles.
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The pandemic could be a boon to car use, but it would be a mistake for governments to let that happen. There's a golden opportunity to push towards a zero-carbon transportation system.
Although we would like to think there is a big difference between racialized curiosity and physical violence, there is not. Rather, it is a spectrum of violence that hinges on the very assumptions behind a seemingly innocent question.
To remove the burden of responsibility, everyone must take over some of the work that diverse communities have been doing to combat prejudice and fear for decades.
Clayoquot Sound, part of the Tla-o-qui-aht territory, has been the site of numerous protests against logging the forest. Meares Island was declared a Tribal Park in 1984.
To combat the biodiversity crisis, we need to fundamentally shift our economy and society and make nature conservation the norm.
Evangelical purity culture played an important role in the shootings at three massage parlours in Atlanta, Ga.
Evangelical "purity culture," which aims to repress sex outside of heterosexual marriage, is an important factor in the shootings at three Atlanta massage parlours.
People take part in a rally against hate and confront the rising violence against Asian Americans at Columbus Park in New York, on March 21, 2021.
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Fifteen Asian academics discuss the roots of anti-Asian racism and limits of multiculturalism in Canada while charting a path forward.
Nike ad in New York in 2018, showing former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick after his 2016 kneeling protest. Could a corporation sell an act like Kaepernick’s ‘kneel’ as an NFT?
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When we see the high prices some are paying for NFT art, we must assume more performances, and potentially, acts of protest, could circulate as NFTs.
While mental health check-ins are important, there is more we can do.
In the wake of anti-Asian violence in North America, we need to demand accountability and not just stop after performing mental health check-ins.
Metaphors are figures of speech that imply likeness; they can be useful tools in dealing with pandemic fatigue.
Creative problem-solving using metaphors can help us deal with the long-term anxiety and challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
Canadian gun laws should not replicate the chaotic system in the United States.
The gun problem in Canada stems from sharing the world's longest undefended border with the country that has the largest number of guns in civilian hands.
Protesters display placards during a rally held to support Stop Asian Hate, March 21, 2021, in Newton, Mass.
The invisibility of anti-Asian racism is inextricably connected to the model minority myth, which serves to disguise the violence experienced by Asian American and Asian Canadian women.
A study compared students' performance in schools that had banned mobiles and schools that hadn't. They found students who weren't allowed to use mobile phones in class had higher test scores.
Although a product of the current cultural environment, QAnon also reproduces trends and dynamics from the earliest history of Christianity.
A revisionist reading of reality, in which social and political events are only understood by a chosen few, is the basis of the QAnon gospel.
In our current context of rapidly improving technology, archives and museums must constantly make tough decisions about what to keep, what to refuse or even remove.
Media coverage of the recent Dr. Seuss controversy are rooted in both a lack of awareness of the challenges and realities of maintaining collections and a false understanding of history.
Only parliamentarians and judges cannot be denied access to prisons. It’s time to let people in to determine whether human rights are being violated behind bars.
The COVID-19 pandemic has vividly illustrated how little we know about how prisoners are treated behind bars around the world. The Prison Transparency Project aims to change that.
The Fearless Girl statue stands across from the Charging Bull statue in New York’s financial district.
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It's clear that when girls and young women are at the forefront of major social justice movements, the old structures of patriarchy and misogyny can be challenged and hopefully dismantled.
Avian cholera is a highly contagious disease that has produced rapid population loss in Northern common eiders.
We can learn about the spread of diseases through populations by studying naturally occurring instances of herd immunity. Avian cholera in the Canadian Arctic provides a useful case study.
It’s a brave new business world, so turning to novelists can help explore possible future scenarios.
Reading fiction can help business managers study sensitive workplace issues in an exploratory way, without the challenges of collecting employee data.
Asexual reproduction can — through cell division, or meiosis — take place without the need for sperm.
Perceptions about the role of sperm have changed over time, but asexual reproduction doesn't need sperm for fertilization.