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Venezuelans gather in the Colombian capital, Bogotá, on April 6, 2024 to demand a free and fair process in Venezuela’s presidential election on July 28, 2024. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

The votes of Venezuelans abroad are being suppressed

Given the high number of Venezuelans living abroad, it is crucial those in the diaspora are able to take part in the country’s electoral process.
A sign welcomes delegates to the Democratic National Convention in 1968, with helmeted police officers standing by. Bettmann/Getty Images

2024 is not 1968 − and the Democratic convention in Chicago will play out very differently than in the days of Walter Cronkite

The 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago was a nightmare of protest, violent policing and chaos. How will Chicago handle the political and media event that is this year’s Democratic convention?
Over time, normative gender roles have perpetuated a tendency for men to suffer in silence leaving them unable to disclose and address the challenges they face. (Shutterstock)

Detoxifying masculinity: How men’s groups reshape attitudes

Constrictive social norms and views of masculinity still prevent many men from being vulnerable and seeking help, which is impacting their mental well-being.
Klimaks dari simianisasi yang populer adalah film klasik yang sangat sukses dari pabrik horor Hollywood, King Kong. Shutterstock

Membandingkan orang kulit hitam dengan monyet berangkat dari sejarah simian yang panjang dan kelam

Animalisasi tetap merupakan bentuk dehumanisasi yang jahat dan efektif. Simianisasi adalah versi dari strategi ini, yang secara historis merupakan kombinasi mematikan dari seksisme dan rasisme.
Former President Donald Trump greets supporters following a 2020 campaign rally in Arizona. Isaac Brekken/Getty Images

Who likes Donald Trump? Lots of Republicans, but especially Hispanic voters, plus very rural and very conservative people

New findings by political scientists at Northwestern University and Harvard Kennedy School provide a clearer picture of which demographic groups support Trump.
A member of the Ku Klux Klan shouts at counterprotesters during a July 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Va., calling for the protection of Southern Confederate monuments. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

White power movements in US history have often relied on veterans – and not on lone wolves

An expert in American history explains the white power movement, its impact on veterans and women and how the Vietnam War was the impetus for extremist groups to gain new members.
People volunteer at a Native Alaskan voting station on Nov. 2, 2022 in Anchorage. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

What’s at stake this Election Day – 7 essential reads

Voter demographics and policy priorities are two recurrent, big issues on Election Day – but shifts in election administration and voting laws are new challenges influencing the midterms.

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