As more people embrace a xenophobic and anti-immigrant worldview, it is fueling hostility and violence toward those deemed “outsiders” — whether because of their religion, skin color or national origin.
A new study looks at obituaries of private military contractors killed at war. The majority are white men with significant military experience.
As the leader of fascism, Mussolini pushed for the growth of the Italian population. He believed a larger population was necessary for the nation to function as a world-class military power. He also regarded Africans and Asians as inherently inferior. Again and again, he called on white Italian women to produce more children.
Russian political discourse is also riddled with conspiracy theories. Everything bad that happens in Russia is traced back by some to one or another anti-Russian plot hatched in the West.
While the success of #MeToo testifies to the power of social media in putting the spotlight on the culture of misogyny across the world, it’s not the first movement of its kind. Women in countries such as India, Pakistan and others have long organized successful campaigns against sexual harassment.
Scientists and physicians may need to look to medical treatments from the past to solve the superbug problems of the future.
India and Pakistan have been fighting for control over Kashmir, an 86,000-square-mile territory in the Himalayas, for seven decades. But the people of Kashmir have their own political goals too.
First implemented under Ronald Reagan in 1984, the global gag rule has been rescinded by every Democrat and reinstated by every Republican to occupy the Oval Office, reflecting the partisan nature of abortion.
Scientists know very little about what was happening on Earth 750 million years ago, but testate amoebae, found as far apart as in the Grand Canyon and central Brazil, may be unlocking new secrets.
Under US law, individuals can lose their citizenship for joining a foreign army or armed group as an officer, or for joining forces hostile to the United States. However, foreign fighters who have been barred from their home countries have fanned the flames of terrorism and insurgency when left unchecked.