A permanent rise in telecommuting might spur more companies to relocate to city centers.
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Urban economics experts are creating simulated cities to forecast the effect that permanent telecommuting could have on city centers and housing.
Apps for tracking reproductive health are convenient, but the data they collect could be used against you.
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Data privacy is an abstract issue for most people, even though virtually everyone is at risk. Now that abortion may become illegal in some states, digital surveillance could take an even darker turn.
Ethiopian refugees fleeing the Tigray region.
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Mental health problems are major indirect consequences of armed conflicts and can have short-term and long-term effects on people.
Telling elders scary stories about online scammers is not the best way to keep them safe.
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Older Americans are often taught to be fearful of hackers and scammers in their midst while also being told to investigate potential threats. Better advice is to not engage.
Des manifestants tiennent une photo du lieutenant-colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, qui a mené le coup d'État contre le président du Burkina Faso, Roch Kaboré.
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Avec le dernier coup d'État au Burkina Faso, les décideurs politiques ouest-africains, français et américains sont à la croisée des chemins.
Demonstrators hold a picture of Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba who led the coup against Burkina Faso president Roch Kabore.
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The latest coup now presents a fork in the road for West African, French, and American policymakers.
Research suggests that about 20% of all prescriptions are administered “off-label.”
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The CDC’s COVID-19 vaccine provider agreement prohibits health care professionals from administering the vaccines in people for whom they are not yet authorized or approved. But this departs from longstanding norms.
Time for a new slogan?
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The abortion rights debate has moved on from freedom to choose – it is now about having available options, a bioethicist writes.
Pondering the ethical considerations?
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Should people be compelled to take the vaccine? Should you feel guilty for skipping the line? And what about parts of the world where vaccines aren’t readably available? Ethicists have it covered.
Discussing violence with children can be challenging for a parent.
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Violence is a tough but necessary subject to address. Here are four articles on how to speak to your child about violence.
For some, a shot has been accompanied by pangs of guilt.
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Am I really eligible? Isn’t there someone more worthy of getting immunized before me? A bioethicist explains that such feelings of guilt are understandable. In fact, they are good for society.
Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they storm the U.S. Capitol.
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Teachers shouldn’t avoid this topic, no matter how uncomfortable it might make them to discuss it with children and teens.
Volunteers in Iowa ahead of the Iowa caucus listening to a speaker on Jan. 25, 2020.
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Schools and colleges can teach political hope that can help citizens make better choices.
As African cities like Lagos in Nigeria become increasingly populated, climate change adaptation is key.
Urban adaptation to climate change is more effective where local citizens participate.
Educators can use story-telling to make students more politically aware.
Election campaigns inspire hope, but they can also quickly lead to political despair. A scholar says young citizens can learn how to take positive action and stay hopeful.
Living in a country with more gender equality results in better sleep for both men and women.
While women’s sleep is affected by children, men’s sleep is affected by work and finance stress. Couples living in more gender equal countries have improved sleep quality.
Students walk out of school in March 2018 as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence.
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan has called for a school boycott to change the nation’s gun laws and make schools safer. A scholar who studies protest explains how the boycott could work.
Hundreds of students protesting gun violence marched to the Minnesota State Capitol on March 7, 2018.
As part of preparing students to live in a democracy, schools should teach students how to engage in political dissent, a philosophy of education scholar argues.
An Egyptian anti-government activist kisses a riot police officer following clashes in Cairo, Egypt.
Activists often face intransigent regimes and ruthless warlords. But women can use traditional insights into femininity and motherhood for political mobilisation and resistance.
Educafro, a Brazilian black activist movement, protested in 2012 to demand more affirmative action programs for higher education.
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‘Positive discrimination’ policies around the world are on the rise. What might other countries teach the U.S. about attaining racial, economic and gender equality in higher education?