Full story - March 20, 2019
Commander Jeff Schoep of the National Socialist Movement, one of the largest white nationalist type groups in the country, speaks during a rally at the state capital in Little Rock, Arkansas,
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.
Full story - March 14, 2019
A contractor walks between trucks
A new study looks at obituaries of private military contractors killed at war. The majority are white men with significant military experience.
Full story - March 12, 2019
a black and white photo of Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler standing next to each other
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.
Full story - March 11, 2019
A close up of Putin looking at Trump
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.
Full story - March 07, 2019
a woman gestures at police officers
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.
Full story - March 06, 2019
A computer model of a bacteriophage, which looks like a robot bug.
Scientists and physicians may need to look to medical treatments from the past to solve the superbug problems of the future.
Full story - March 05, 2019
An Indian soldier stands guard while carrying a riffle with a lot of white smoke billowing behind him.
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.
Full story - March 04, 2019
a close up of an abortion rights activist with purple paint on her face
First implemented under Ronald Reagan in 1984, the global gag rule has been rescinded by every Democrat and reinstated by every Republican to occupy the Oval Office, reflecting the partisan nature of abortion.
Full story - March 01, 2019
A microscopic image
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.
Full story - March 01, 2019
A girl holds a photo with her thumb over a face.
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.