Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro gives a press conference in January 2022.
(AP Photo/Marcelo Chello)
Until Bolsonaro’s election win, sex workers had been gaining rights. His ultra-far-right, homophobic, racist and mysoginistic views have made the reality much worse.
People gather to protest COVID-19 vaccine mandates and masking measures during a rally in Kingston, Ont., in November 2021. Ottawa’s proposals to bypass publishing vaccine mandate guidelines goes against the principles of good governance.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg
In a time-honoured tradition of Canadian democracy, government regulations become public when they appear in the Canada Gazette. That’s why Ottawa’s proposal to bypass that step is so troublesome.
Jonathan Marchand, a 43-year-old man living with muscular dystrophy, protested in a cage near the Québec legislature, in Québec City, on Aug. 13, 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mathieu Belanger
We must support disabled people’s call to abolish long-term care and develop a national home care, palliative care and pharmacare system that funds and prioritizes their desire to live in communities.
Empathy is needed to understand and combat science skepticism.
Instead of assuming that science skeptics are motivated by ignorance, or selfishness, we should listen to them and try to understand and address their actual concerns.
The graffiti on the building reads, ‘The rich abort, the poor die.’
As debates about abortion heat up in the U.S. once again, we need to pay attention to the hard-fought struggles over abortion in other nations where religion plays a key role in politics and public life.
Anggota BTS di Grammy Awards ke-61 di Los Angeles.
Gelombang baru musik dan perfilman Korea punya peran besar dalam mengubah persepsi dan stereotip terkait orang Asia.
Northern map turtles are only one of the freshwater turtle species threatened by human activity.
Increased motorboat activity has resulted in an alarming increase in turtle injuries. Northern map turtles are an at-risk species, and boat collisions threaten their survival.
Cicero’s public and private correspondence provides a detailed look at political life in Rome.
Although he privately disapproved of Caesar’s power, Cicero publicly supported him and Cicero also directly contributed to the end of the Roman Republic and the reign of Caesar’s nephew Augustus.
People carry out a “die in” to protest the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse in Portland last week. The Rittenhouse case highlights the fluidity of white privilege.
(AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)
The lionization of Rittenhouse by the right proves that even skin colour is not enough to protect white people who support anti-racism movements.
Une résidente du CHSLD Rose-de-Lima, à Laval. La pandémie a révélé brutalement les lacunes des centres de soins de longue durée, et le besoin pour savante de soins à domicile.
La Presse Canadienne/Ryan Remiorz
La pandémie de Covid-19 a révélé aux Canadiens les mauvaises conditions de vie dans les CHSLD. Ils veulent des soins à domicile, et des politiques fiscales qui les soutiennent.
People protest outside the Tendercare Living Centre long-term care facility during the COVID-19 pandemic in Scarborough, Ont., in December 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A study shows the COVID-19 pandemic has made Canadians fear sub-standard and dangerous living conditions in nursing homes. They want home care, and tax policies that will support it.
The science of metacognition studies how the mind can understand and control its own processes.
Solving the cognition crisis requires we get smart about our own minds, and there’s never been a more vital time to do that.
Whatever costume you wear, put on your ‘sorting hat’ after trick-or-treating to help children lay the foundation for higher-level mathematics.
Early exposure to everyday math at home predicts children’s school mathematics outcomes.
State surveillance has a big impact on the way RCMP treat Indigenous land defenders. Listen to our podcast for more info. Here, RCMP officers walk toward an anti-logging blockade in Caycuse, B.C., in May.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jen Osborne
In recent years, Indigenous land defenders have lived under increasing police and state surveillance while far-right, conspiratorial movements have not.
Our critical infrastructures are growing increasingly complex as the number of devices and connections in these systems continues to grow.
An increasing number of cyberattacks threaten critical infrastructures. These attacks exploit weaknesses in outdated and insecure systems.
The Peace Tower is seen through rushes in October 2021. Rookie MPs will be facing a unique set of challenges with the House resumes this fall.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
COVID-19 and increased public hostility towards politicians present rookie MPs with unique challenges as they begin their responsibility to serve Canadians.
Building a moon base will require extensive resources and infrastructure.
There are vast quantities of water ice on the moon that represent the potential for extraction and use in rocket fuel. But there are no practical reasons to mine this water.
Climate activists protest outside of the first French leaders’ debate in Montréal, Que. on Sept. 2, 2021.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
Climate change is a hot-button issue in the upcoming federal election, and each party has a different plan to address the issue.
How do children feel about pandemic measures that affect their lives and sense of security?
Children are excluded from decisions related to schooling during the pandemic. This denies children their agency and reflects a historical colonial attitude about the place of the child.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau speaks to media near Brampton, Ont. while on the campaign trail.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The Liberals claim the election is critical to Canada’s post-pandemic future and suggest COVID-19 badly disrupted the status quo. But is that really the case?