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The iconography of the Pestsäule in Vienna indicates that the plague the city suffered was viewed as punishment for sin. Noppasin Wongchum / iStock via Getty images

Will there be a monument to the COVID-19 pandemic?

Although memorials to past pandemics are not as prolific as war memorials, they do exist. A scholar of visual culture provides a brief history of monuments around the world.
Donald Trump se prépare à prononcer un discours devant des agriculteurs à Mills River, en Caroline du Nord, en août 2020. AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Pourquoi les agriculteurs américains soutiennent toujours majoritairement Donald Trump

Bien que les agriculteurs américains aient subi des milliards de pertes en raison des conflits commerciaux et de la pandémie, les sondages indiquent qu’ils soutiennent toujours le président.
The East India House, 1928. From ‘A History of Lloyd’s,’ by Charles Wright and C. Ernest Fayle. Macmillan and Company Limited, London, 1928. Photo by The Print Collector/Getty Images

How the needs of monks and empire builders helped mold the modern-day office

The coronavirus epidemic has made us all rethink our workspaces. But the needs of the times have always influenced the office space – whether for the colonial empire or a growing commerce.
Xilografía, 1400 aproximadamente. Una bruja, un demonio y un brujo volando hacia una campesina. Hulton Archive /Handout via Getty Images

La invención de la brujería satánica: al principio nadie creía pero después vino la ‘caza de brujas’

La Edad Media fue famosa por su desesperada credulidad. La gente solía creer en todo tipo de magia, monstruos y hadas. Pero la idea de la brujería satánica organizada no tomó forma hasta el siglo XV.
Workers wait to enter a Tyson Foods pork processing plant in Logansport, Indiana. The plant had been closed after nearly 900 employees tested positive for the coronavirus. AP Photo/Michael Conroy

Rural America is more vulnerable to COVID-19 than cities are, and it’s starting to show

Being able to identify communities that are susceptible to the pandemic ahead of time would allow officials to target public health interventions to slow the spread of the infection and avoid deaths.
Women portraying suffragettes walk with the Pasadena Celebrates 2020 float at the 131st Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker

19 facts about the 19th Amendment on its 100th anniversary

On the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, women's historic struggles to vote continue to resonate as the country debates who should vote and how.

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