The myth has become a symbol of the traumatizing legacy of trans-Atlantic slavery. It also serves as a form of resistance and healing.
Although millions voted to put her face on the bill in an online poll, many still don't know the story of her life and the role faith played in it.
New Zealand scores well against other countries — especially over its handling of the pandemic — but there are still areas that need improving.
How on earth did an obscure Roman social practice end up lending its name to a modern psychedelic?
Is a second wave of coronavirus the price of freedom?
A theologian argues, based on the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas, that a political institution has its limits when it comes to being called 'sacred.'
Governments face a wicked "balancing" exercise involving a novel deadly pathogen. But it is very likely some laws and decisions have overreached, and important human rights have been displaced.
What are the political implications of AI knowing us better than we know ourselves?
Research reveals a complicated relationship between surveillance and freedom, as surveillance activities allow for greater autonomy for women hoping to work in Jordan.
Among Tubman's most daring feats was helping slaves escape. She believed she went into trances and had visions. These, to her, were God's way of guiding her, which made her quite fearless.
Stopping people from talking about their unwanted thoughts may have a terrible impact on them and on society.
There are question marks over whether Nigeria's upcoming elections will be credible.
We're willing to fight for our freedom even at great cost.
Weakening the institutional as well as the symbolic functioning of the rule of law has the consequence of introducing new "risks", and thus creating more insecurity.
Are your new diet, exercise, meditation and self-care resolutions for 2020 really a personal choice? Or are you a model western "biocitizen," living a life of unfreedom?
Did you know there has never been a safer time to be a child in Canada? Research shows that kids need freedom outdoors to explore exhilaration and fear, and discover their own limits.
Thousands marched in silence against racial violence after a riot left hundreds of blacks dead and thousands homeless. The demands of black people in 2017 remain the same as they did in 1917.
In a free society, it ought never to be lawful for a government to detain people by executive order alone.
New laws pending in Wisconsin and North Carolina would require public universities to punish students who disrupt campus speakers. But these laws would do more to hinder free speech than protect it.
Tehran is fostering a start-up industry as a possible motor to solve Iran's unemployment crisis.