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Los aledaños del Capitolio de los Estados Unidos el 6 d enero de 2021. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

¿Es el asalto al Capitolio un golpe de Estado?

Los partidarios de Trump irrumpieron en el Capitolio de los EE.UU. el 6 de enero, interrumpiendo la certificación de Joe Biden como presidente electo. Los autores, expertos en golpes de estado, explican que esta insurrección violenta no fue técnicamente un golpe.
Devant le Capitole à Washington, le 6 janvier 2021. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

L’assaut du Capitole, manifestation frappante de la fragilité de la démocratie américaine

Techniquement, la prise du Capitole par des partisans de Donald Trump ce 6 janvier n’a pas été un coup d’État. L’événement n’en révèle pas moins la grande fragilité de la démocratie américaine.
The nonprofit International Community Health Services medical clinic in Seattle provides care for uninsured people. Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images

Abused children and partners, people with mental illness are all especially vulnerable with stay-at-home orders from coronavirus

Different groups in society can suffer from social distancing practices. That includes higher risk of domestic violence, child abuse and mental health problems.
Dua CubeSats, bagian dari sebuah konstelasi yang dibangun dan dioperasikan oleh Planet Labs Inc. untuk mengambil gambar Bumi, diluncurkan dari Stasiun Luar Angkasa Internasional pada 17 Mei 2016. NASA

Ancaman keamanan siber: peretas mampu mematikan satelit atau mengubahnya menjadi senjata

Beberapa analis telah mulai mengadvokasi keterlibatan pemerintah yang kuat dalam pengembangan dan pengaturan standar keamanan siber dan dunia maya untuk satelit dan aset luar angkasa lainnya.
Harvey Weinstein leaves the court after prosecutors completed their closing argument in his rape trial on Feb. 14, 2020. AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews

Weinstein trial begs a question: Why is the pain of women and minorities often ignored?

Studies show the physical and emotional pain of minorities and women is often discounted by both the U.S. justice and health care systems. That has serious consequences.
Two CubeSats, part of a constellation built and operated by Planet Labs Inc. to take images of Earth, were launched from the International Space Station on May 17, 2016. NASA

Hackers could shut down satellites – or turn them into weapons

SpaceX and other companies are rushing to put thousands of small, inexpensive satellites in orbit, but pressure to keep costs low and a lack of regulation leave those satellites vulnerable to hackers.
Harvey Weinstein leaves for the day during his trial on charges of rape and sexual assault, in New York, Jan. 28, 2020. AP Photo/Craig Ruttle

Harvey Weinstein’s ‘false memory’ defense is not backed by science

As women began to come forward with experiences of rape and abuse, backlash came forward too. The notion of 'false memory' developed to explain away assault. Here's why that notion itself is untrue.
Intimate violence victims fare better with coordinated help. Shutterstock, photo illustration by Dragana Gordic

Don’t make intimate violence victims look for help – research shows they fare better when police and community organizations coordinate assistance

Women and children remain vulnerable to harm even after intimate violence has occurred. Coordinating a community's response can help avoid educational, employment, social, housing and legal problems.
Le président rwandais Paul Kagame. Le Rwanda a une économie en plein essor qui est contrôlée par un régime autoritaire. Christian Marquardt/EPA-EFE

La croissance économique du Rwanda a donné encore plus de pouvoir à son État autoritaire

Vingt-cinq ans après le génocide, la croissance économique et le contrôle de la société vont de pair au Rwanda, sous la direction autoritaire de Paul Kagame.
Turkish people in Ankara attempting to stop a military coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on July 16, 2016. AP Photo

No coups occurred in 2018. Will next year be so stable?

2018 is on track to become only the second coup-free year in a century. Coup risk is way down worldwide, thanks to growing political stability in Latin America. Africa has the highest risk of coup.
Our national wellbeing probably peaked with Australia’s population at roughly 15 million in the 1970s, when this photo was taken in Hunters Hill, Sydney. John Ward/flickr

Why a population of, say, 15 million makes sense for Australia

Australia's GPI, a broad measure of national wellbeing, has stalled since 1974. So what has been the point of huge population and GDP growth since then if we and our environment are no better off?

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