In the next decade, both a U.S.-led group and a collaboration between Russia and China aim to set up bases on the Moon.
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In the past 10 years, international alliances on Earth have begun to expand into space. Nations with similar interests collaborate with one another while competing with other space blocs.
Smoke and fireballs rise during clashes between protesters and police in central Kyiv, Ukraine on Jan. 25, 2014. The “Heavenly Hundred” is what Ukrainians in Kyiv call those who died during months of anti-government protests in 2013-14.
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A need for enhanced presidential power, inherited from the early days of post-Communist transition, ruined any chances of compromise between Ukraine and Russia years ago.
A woman holds a placard with the words ‘language is a weapon’ written in Ukrainian during a 2020 protest of a bill that sought to widen the use of Russian in Ukrainian public education.
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To Russian nationalists, if the Ukrainian language is classified as a derivative of the Russian language, the invasion looks less like an act of aggression and more like reintegration.
People rally against provincial and federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates and in support of Ottawa protestors outside the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg on Feb. 4.
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The convoy’s comparison of Canada’s current government to Nazi Germany draws on previously existing statephobia.
Jeff Zucker resigned from his role as president of CNN after revealing he failed to disclose a relationship with a subordinate.
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Research shows supervisors often fail to recognize the coercive nature of their power over a subordinate.
Bumble seeks to challenge what the company calls ‘the antiquated rules of dating.’
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Dating apps like Bumble have tried to shake up the gender dynamics of dating. Some users say their efforts fall flat.
Coal is the dirtiest fuel source – eliminating it is a priority for tackling climate change.
Workers congregate in a meeting room at the headquarters of BlueCity, the parent company of Blued, China’s most popular dating app for gay men.
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Pronouncements made by the Chinese government often cloak a hidden agenda.
George Orwell’s writings have left a lasting imprint on American thought and culture.
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George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” was an instant success when it was first published. His writings on totalitarianism and socialism continue to be relevant today.
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When it comes to the study of international relations and power, Australian scholar Coral Bell was a superstar.
Why do nuclear plants produce radioactive water – and what happens when that water gets into the ocean?
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces an investigation over an alleged pattern of sexually harassing and intimidating women employees.
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Men accused of sexual harassment, including New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, often refer to their accomplishments in their responses. Their power is their defense, and it blinds them to their victims’ suffering.
A different type of protest comes to the Capitol.
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Even though a House majority voted to impeach, President Trump, the process will likely not be finished before he’s left office. A philosopher argues why the impeachment is an important moral action.
People’s names are an integral part of their identity, so it’s important to ensure that they are handled correctly.
Mishandling someone’s name can lead to social exclusion and unbalanced power dynamics. Putting in the work to get names right reflects a dedication to inclusivity and respect for other cultures.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with reporters, July 30, 2020.
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How an uncharismatic Kentucky lawyer came to rule the Senate and remake the federal judiciary from top to bottom.
Nigerian women use nudity to turn traditional ideas of protest on their heads.
Nigerian women have successfully used their naked bodies as an instrument of power, rather than shame, to protest injustice.
Electric vehicles are still relatively expensive but a trial to help them power the national grid in times of need could see owners being paid. That could make them a lot more attractive.
‘Jacob’s Dream’ by Salvador Rosa (c. 1665).
We want to be whitelisted and not blacklisted for jobs. White lies make stretching the truth okay, but you don’t want to receive a black mark on your record.
The transformation of the national electricity market has “progressed at a remarkable pace and scale” over the last year as it moves towards renewables, but security remains a critical issue.
Power is linked to selfishness.