As actors join screenwriters in a strike that has shut down movie productions, a labor historian looks back at union action on the silver screen.
People across Latin America are demanding greater political participation. Some countries, including Colombia and Chile, have responded by involving citizens in the making of their constitutions.
As the Kansas City Chiefs prepare to take on the Philadelphia Eagles, The Conversation takes a critical look at some of the biggest news stories from the past NFL season.
20 000 puits, actifs ou abandonnés, polluent Los Angeles. Longtemps ignorés, les problèmes de santé des populations commencent à être documentés. Des résultats qui posent des questions mondiales.
The Los Angeles area has over 20,000 active, idle or abandoned oil wells. The city and county have voted to ban new ones after studies showed health problems in residents living nearby.
Inspired by real events, the films tackle issues of race, gender and class in ways that will resonate with many of today’s viewers.
A new study reveals a reliable pathway to make U.S. courtrooms – and senior-level positions – more diverse.
Four scholars of race, religion and immigration explain how US refugee and asylum policy has long been racially and religiously discriminatory in practice.
The insistence on preserving the team name – along with fan traditions like the ‘tomahawk chop’ – is even more glaring given the city’s links to the civil rights movement.
Years before Colin Kaepernick was born, Robinson wrote, ‘I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute the flag; I know that I am a Black man in a white world.’
Photos from the early 1900s show LA’s forests of oil derricks. Hundreds of wells are still pumping, and research shows how people living nearby are struggling with breathing problems.
Among the more than 20,000 men who have played major league baseball, not one has publicly come out of the closet while still in uniform.
Photos from the early 1900s show LA’s forests of oil derricks. Hundreds of wells are still pumping, and new research finds people living nearby are struggling with breathing problems.
Biden wants to restore US global leadership after four years of Trump’s isolationism and antagonism. These are some of the challenges and opportunities he’ll face, from China to Latin America.
After a year of unrest Chileans voted decisively on Oct. 25 to replace their constitution, a relic of the military dictator Pinochet. Civilians, half of them women, will write the new constitution.
On Oct. 25 Chile will decide whether to replace its dictatorship-era constitution with a new one written wholly by the Chilean people. The vote shows how protests can change the course of a nation.
New research on Latin America’s four recent female presidents disproves the idea that merely putting a woman in power will improve gender equality.
Populist parties like France’s Front National typically stress traditional family values. So is it possible for them to appeal to traditional leftist voters like single women and the queer community?
Why are student-athletes so often at the center of sexual assault cases? A look at the culture of hookups, coverups, and who’s got game.
New ways of expressing discontent are constantly emerging. Could mass shootings join what sociologist Charles Tilly has dubbed the ‘repertoire of contention’?