Students at UMass Amherst march across campus following a walkout and rally protesting the university’s “ties with war profiteers,” while also calling for “a ceasefire and end of the blockade on Gaza.”
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A scholar of the Mideast at a large public university says that caring and a commitment to free speech have been central to his campus’s response to students upset and angry over the Israel-Hamas war.
Content moderators like these workers make decisions about online communities based on company dictates.
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In the days of online bulletin board systems, community members decided what was acceptable. Reviving that approach to content moderation offers Big Tech a path to legitimacy as public spaces.
Striking members of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union in New York City in 1958.
Many of the reasons for strikes now – low compensation, technological change, job insecurity and safety concerns – mirror the motives that workers had for walking off the job in decades past.
Investor pressure could drive down greenhouse gas emissions.
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Taxing consumption that contributes to climate change hits the poor the hardest, while overlooking the huge profits tied to greenhouse gas emissions.
England goalkeeper Mary Earps during England’s match against Nigeria at the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup.
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The merchandise and clothing available to fans of women’s teams is often limited, undesirable or just not available.
Le premier ministre israélien lors d'une réunion du gouvernement.
Benyamin Nétanyahou a contribué à remodeler profondément Israël et son rapport au reste du monde. Avec un virage à droite nationaliste.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the country’s parliament in Jerusalem on July 24, 2023.
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Benjamin Netanyahu has helped reshape Israel and the broader world in profound ways. And there’s a dark side to those changes.
The grain deal allowed Ukrainian corn and other products to reach ports in Lebanon and elsewhere.
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Russia’s move, which it followed by bombing the key port city of Odesa and threatening to attack any ship sailing for Ukraine, sent global food prices skyrocketing.
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Donors’ sentiments expressed on Twitter became more cheerful before they made a gift to support Wikipedia, researchers found.
Russian attacks have destroyed much of Ukraine’s scientific infrastructure, including university facilities like Karazin University’s School of Physics and Technology, seen here.
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The war in Ukraine has led to the destruction of scientific infrastructure, caused many Ukrainian researchers to leave the country and disrupted the work of those who have stayed.
Some trans people find gender euphoria in being mothers and being with family.
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Trans motherhood showcases the unique joys of being transgender, be it through developing a deeper connection with one’s own child or caring for others in one’s community.
Jason Van Tatenhove, a former national spokesman for the Oath Keepers, has testified about the group’s extremism.
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The First Amendment, along with a lack of clarity on what counts as an educational mission for charities, can lead authorities to approve applications from extremist groups.
Daniel Ellsberg addresses supporters during an anti-war protest in 2010 in front of the White House.
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The Vietnam War whistleblower, who died on June 16, 2023, wrestled with his decision to leak thousands of pages of government documents.
The legal battle over mifepristone could have far-reaching effects on reproductive health care.
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The Supreme Court’s ruling on mifepristone keeps the drug accessible for now, but its future is still in limbo.
A goal of the Texas plaintiffs was to stop the practice of sending abortion medication by mail.
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If the ruling to reverse the use of mifepristone stands, it will not only severely restrict abortion access for women throughout the US – it will have far-reaching effects on health care.
Newly released research of residents in northern California suggests that since the 2016 presidential election, some friendship groups have become more homogeneous.
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When people cut personal, interracial or interreligious ties because of political differences, the societal impact can be the same as forced segregation.
Former President Donald Trump arrives at the Manhattan Criminal Courthouse on April 4, 2023, before his arraignment.
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Presidents have historically criticized judicial decisions. But Trump is taking it a step further with potentially dangerous personal attacks on judges.
Bringing scientific research online can help improve collaboration to a degree.
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The European Union’s 10-year Human Brain Project is coming to a close. Whether this controversial 1 billion-euro project achieved its aims is unclear, but its online forum did foster collaboration.
Villa Aurora in Rome, which houses works by Caravaggio and Guercino, is up for sale.
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What will happen to this villa and its unique collection of 16th- and 17th-century ceiling paintings?
Cupido y Psique, del escultor italiano Antonio Canova.
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Puede que de las antiguas Grecia y Roma nos haya llegado la imagen de un Cupido de mejillas sonrosadas, pero los mitos sobre él exploran las facetas más turbias y a veces aterradoras del amor.