U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks during the daily briefing on COVID-19 on March 27, 2020, in Washington, D.C.
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US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has resigned. Five experts comment on the impact she had on education.
Words alone won’t make corporate America more diverse.
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Recent anti-racism protests have spurred dozens of companies to vow to diversify their workforces, yet big tech's efforts to do so since 2014 show promises aren't enough to overcome the real problem.
A new study has found US mums have experienced a marked drop in their works hours during the pandemic. But this is not the case for dads.
Women have always done the lion's share of the "invisible" caring work at home: the impact of coronavirus may force all of that to change.
Does a microchip implant have a deeper meaning?
Tiny electronic items can identify pets, clothes and even people. Evangelical Christians aren't the only people worried about what this technology might mean.
The quiet consumption of news can sustain a polarized political environment.
In Kenneth Burke's 'The War of Words,' the late rhetorical theorist picks apart the little ways news articles can subtly influence readers – and harden divisions.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos wipes her brow during an October 2017 appearance in Bellevue, Wash.
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US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos's anti-Washington rhetoric represents a radical departure from that of previous education secretaries.
Can technology be tamed? Or have we already lost complete control?
Much like the fictitious Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's novel, more and more scientists are running away from their real-life creations.
Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai met with
French Minister of Finance Michel Sapin in Paris in 2016 and the two agreed to deepen ties between the two countries. So how is their guanxi?
With a growing number of Chinese firms investing in France, new concepts are being introduced, including « guanxi », a reciprocal and emotional relationship between business partners.
A man walks past collapsed buildings in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Global coverage of the Nepal earthquake focused issues of preparedness and political instability but missed the systemic, historical inequities that made the disaster so devastating.
Yes, we need energy, but sometimes it’s OK to say “no”.
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Fracking is utterly transforming the global energy industry. It has opened up new energy reserves by making it economically viable to extract natural gas from coal seams and shale formations. As a result…