Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott, seen here before they divorced in 2019, were the top two U.S. charitable donors the following year.
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While support for social services and historically black colleges and universities rose sharply, these donors spent a tiny fraction of what the government distributed to people who needed help.
La periodista india Gauri Lankesh fue asesinada a tiros por tres personas no identificadas frente a su casa en Bangalore en septiembre de 2017.
EPA-EFE/ Raminder Pal Singh
Un estudio internacional auspiciado por la UNESCO acaba de revelar que tres de cada cuatro mujeres periodistas han sufrido acoso en el entorno digital por su trabajo y en un 20% de casos ese hostigamiento se ha traducido en violencia física.
Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead by three unidentified people outside her house in Bangalore in September 2017.
EPA-EFE/ Raminder Pal Singh
An international survey of women media workers has found that in many cases, physical attacks appear to have followed online threats.
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Entender a Estados Unidos requiere deshacerse del deslumbramiento de la fábrica de sueños y promesas que muestra un país excepcional, moderno, razonable, pujante, creativo. Es eso, pero también lo contrario.
Kenyan soldiers stand over caskets bearing the remains of their fallen comrades during prayers in 2016.
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In January 2016, Kenyan troops were defeated by Al-Shabaab militants at El Adde in Somalia. This is why it happened.
Nurses working in a South African COVID-19 clinic, based on a train, which travels to reach different communities.
When it comes to leadership and innovation, there's much that industrialised nations can learn.
Tucker Carlson is a big fan of the phrase ‘they hate.’ Usually, he’s talking about Democrats.
The conservative cable news channel particularly favors the term when explaining opposition to Donald Trump. This framing of the news can lead Fox viewers to see the world as us versus them.
A military drone replica is displayed in front of the White House during a protest against drone strikes on January 12, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images
In spite of a massive military effort the war against al-Shabaab has been effectively stalemated since 2016.
A ‘Black Lives Matter’ billboard hangs above a Modell’s in New York.
Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images
Big businesses often engage in social activism because they want to sway public policy outcomes. They’re not exclusively trying to appeal to liberal customers.
A soldier on the African Union Mission in Somalia standing guard on a street during a security operation in Mogadishu, Somalia.
AMISOM's experiences suggest that urban peace operations must be given sufficient resources from the outset
Kenyan soldiers at a prayer service in 2016 to honour compatriots killed in an attack on their Somali base by Al-Shabaab militants.
New evidence has made possible a more accurate estimate of how many African personnel have died since the Somalia mission deployed in March 2007.
Episode two of To the moon and beyond, a podcast series marking the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.
In episode 2 of The Conversation's new podcast series, we look at how people reacted to the moon landing – and why some still believe it was a hoax.
The first episode of a new podcast series marking the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.
The first episode of a brand new podcast series to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings looks back at what going to the moon taught us and why we stopped sending people there.
Electeurs faisant la queue pour aller voter à Amethi en Uttar Pradesh le 6 mai 2019.
SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP
De quels systèmes de vote s’est dotée l’Inde.
A line outside a polling place in Guwahati, India, April 23, 2019.
Explaining the equipment and the process by which hundreds of millions of ballots are collected and counted in India.
A polar bear crosses ice In Alaska’s Chukchi Sea area, where a recent court ruling bars the Trump administration from greenlighting offshore drilling.
NOAA/OER/Hidden Ocean 2016:The Chukchi Borderlands
Can presidents undo decisions by their predecessors to protect federal lands from development? A recent court ruling on offshore drilling says no, and could also affect contested lands in Utah.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a mass in his hometown of St. Petersburg, Russia, on Jan. 7, 2018.
Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP
During the Cold War, American evangelicals smuggled Bibles and other Christian literature to the Soviet Union and other communist countries. They still see Russia as a partner on evangelical values.
What constitutes cyberwar?
The difference between probing and mapping and actually attacking depends on the intent of the people doing it, which is hard to figure out and may change. The dangers, however, remain worrying.