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As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.

Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University’s generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.


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Seorang aktivis pro-demokrasi di Hong Kong memegang foto Zhang Zhan, seorang jurnalis warga yang dijatuhi hukuman empat tahun di China atas pelaporannya tentang wabah COVID Wuhan. Miguel Candela/EPA

Dengan membungkam kritik dan memenjarakan pembangkang, Cina berusaha mengendalikan narasi asal-usul COVID-19

Cina menghadapi taruhan tinggi ketika tim WHO tiba untuk menyelidiki asal-usul virus COVID-19. Pemerintah Cina telah menyajikan kisah sukses kepada dunia - dan tidak akan menerima kritik apa pun.
Un militant pro-démocratie à Hong Kong tient une photo de Zhang Zhan, une journaliste citoyenne condamnée à quatre ans de prison en Chine pour ses reportages sur l'épidémie de Covid-19 à Wuhan. Miguel Candela/EPA

Comment la Chine tente de réécrire l’histoire sur les origines de la Covid-19

L’enjeu est de taille pour la Chine alors que des équipes de l’OMS arrivent pour enquêter sur les origines du coronavirus. Pékin projette une image de réussite – et n’acceptera aucune critique.
A pro-democracy activist in Hong Kong holds a photo of Zhang Zhan, a citizen journalist sentenced to four years in China for her reporting on the Wuhan COVID outbreak. Miguel Candela/EPA

How China is controlling the COVID origins narrative — silencing critics and locking up dissenters

The stakes are high for China as WHO teams arrive to investigate the origins of the coronavirus. Beijing has presented a success story to the world — and will not accept any criticism.
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Coronavirus misinformation is a global issue, but which myth you fall for likely depends on where you live

When it comes to COVID-19 misinformation, not all nations are the same. Some are peddling a larger variety of myths than others - and each seems to have its own personal favourite.
Richard Byma from By-Acre farms in Sussex County, New Jersey, tends to his Holstein herd. Neville Elder/Corbis via Getty Images)

New Jersey’s small, networked dairy farms are a model for a more resilient food system

Small-scale dairy farmers are struggling across the US – but in New Jersey they've developed a model that keeps their products and their customers local.
Pour réinventer des politiques qui se fondent sur les projets des citoyens et les connaissances locales, il faut nous débarrasser des idéologies passéistes. Nad X/Unsplash

Les « gilets jaunes », menace ou promesse pour la démocratie ?

Les populations se sentent privées de tout pouvoir face à une élite qu’elles perçoivent comme corrompue. Une solution : repenser le marché et l’entreprise privée.
The old ideologies have to go so we can re-invent politics based in local knowledge and citizens’ initiatives. Nad X/Unsplash

Challenge populism: re-inventing the world together

Populism is currently attractive because it contains a grain of truth. If we want to be prepared for the post-populist period and hasten its coming, we must address these real issues.
Job seekers at a Walmart hiring event. in 2012 in Altadena, California. Hundreds of applicants showed up for 65 positions that were available. KPCC

Survey: Americans like their jobs, not the US labour market

In April 2017 the IPSP surveyed a representative sample of US adults about what makes a job a good one. Respondents put money and atmosphere first, two very different and complementary criteria.
Las bodas de Caná, Paolo Veronese, 1563. Museo del Louvre. Wikimedia

¿Son compatibles las religiones y la democracia?

La política y religión pueden coexistir, colaborar o destruirse. Según estas expertas, no hay una religión que condene o promueva la democracia. La actitud de los ciudadanos ante el régimen político no depende de su credo.
Members of the team who were rescued from a flooded cave prepare to be ordained to become Buddhist novices and monks. AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit

Why the rescued Thai soccer team has ordained as Buddhist novice monks

In Theravada Buddhism, ordaining to be a monk and donating the merit thus gained is one of the greatest honors that a person can give to another – in this case to the late Navy SEAL officer.
Protester one year after Occupy Wall Street. Glenn Halog/Flickr

Survey: Social justice divides Americans

The support for the key values that pervade the discourse about social justice is overall very strong but it may be surprising that democracy and solidarity receive less support among respondents.
Americans are deeply religious people however our exclusive survey find that many do not want religion to mix with social or political life. Thomas Hawk/Flickr

Survey: the Americans’ critical embrace of religion

The results of our survey reveal that people are rather liberal in moral affairs and have mixed views about religious institutions.


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