Chileans celebrate victory after the referendum, in Santiago, Chile, Oct. 25, 2020.
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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.
‘Chile Decides’ whether to change its military dictatorship-era constitution at a popular referendum on Oct. 25.
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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.
Latin America’s era of the woman president is over. What have we learned?
New research on Latin America's four recent female presidents disproves the idea that merely putting a woman in power will improve gender equality.
A Le Pen campaign rally in Villepinte, France on May 1, 2017.
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?
Former Vanderbilt football player Brandon Vandenburg was sentenced to 17 years after being convicted in a college rape case.
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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.
Law enforcement officers move in to verify the identity of people in a field outside the Fort Lauderdale airport after a mass shooting.
New ways of expressing discontent are constantly emerging. Could mass shootings join what sociologist Charles Tilly has dubbed the 'repertoire of contention'?
How is the violence perpetuated by Omar Mateen and Brock Turner related?
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The crimes of Brock Turner and Omar Mateen may be discussed as if they're unrelated. They're not.
Mourners in Charleston, SC.
The killing of nine people in Charleston's AME Church was motivated by racism, first and foremost, but also sexism.
Sepp Blatter managed to maintain his tight grip on FIFA, for now.
The US move against corruption in FIFA, which has been both praised and condemned, strengthens America’s soft power around the world.
NATO Baltic air policing mission highlights rising tensions north of Ukraine.
Anxiety over the crisis in eastern Ukraine has ratcheted in recent days amid claims of an effective Russian invasion, and warnings of NATO making a 4000-troop reaction force available to the region. As…