Authorities have closed schools in some ultra-Orthodox areas of New York. The reasons for apparent noncompliance with public health guidelines are complicated, explains a cultural anthropologist.
They're not really protesting – they're hoping to find an opportunity to spark violence and trigger a war between black and white Americans.
Militant far-right groups are always looking to appear legitimate and to recruit more Americans to their causes.
Persecution is central to Jewish collective memory. So when armed police entered ultra-Orthodox areas of Jerusalem to close synagogues due to COVID-19, some residents reacted with fear and suspicion.
Men who work in female-dominated fields tend to get more prestige and higher wages.
When families need to spend more time and money taking care of their kids on weekdays, it can take a toll on careers – especially for women.
Natural resources are an important factor in explaining why some rebel groups forcibly recruit children into their ranks.
Young Haredim men, who are strictly observant Jews, have long been exempted from Israel's compulsory military service. A disagreement over stopped Netanyahu from forming a government.
Law enforcement's historical tendency to treat crimes committed by white power groups as isolated incidents has allowed them to flourish.
Las redes están debilitando las condiciones sociales que han posibilitado la existencia de Estados nacionales democráticos
New research discovered how people use emoji to express their concern and support during tragedies and disasters.
An expert explains how Facebook's privacy issues are linked to a bigger problem – a 'hostile information architecture,' largely controlled by corporate interests.
Voluntourists' ability to change systems, alleviate poverty or provide support for vulnerable children is limited. They don't have the skills and can perpetuate patronising and unhelpful ideas.
A scholar asks whether democracy itself is at risk in a world where social media is creating deeply polarized groups of individuals who tend to believe everything they hear.