A plant closing is about much more than lost paychecks —it shatters people’s sense of belonging and identity. Nearly 3,000 autoworkers will be out of work in Oshawa after GM announced its plans to leave after more than a century of production.
With its digital inclusion strategy, Mexico hopes to nudge social mobility upward. Internet access and poverty reduction are strongly connected, but language still remains a barrier.
Have you ever felt as if another driver stole your parking spot? Understanding "psychological ownership" may help us get through another Black Friday without throwing punches or getting caught up in a stampede.
Wampanoag leader Massasoit Ousamequin sat with “some ninety men" at the first Thanksgiving table in 1621, likely eating goose, duck and venison rather than turkey. A savory seasonal sobaheg stew, yes. Mashed potatoes — nowhere to be seen. Corn, a cornucopia.
The contemporary conflation of LGBT rights with broader democratic progress allows LGBT-friendly states to claim a place at the top table of international politics. But this may obscure other, less progressive and democratic activities.
Disinformation on the continent includes extreme speech inciting violence or spreads racist, misogynous, xenophobic messages on mobile apps. One study shows African audiences have low levels of trust in the media and experience a high degree of misinformation in daily life.
By coming forward to testify in open court — despite death threats and attempts to silence her — Cheryl Zondi was not just another faceless victim of sexual violence.
Former actress and model Amal Fathy posted a 12-minute video lamenting her experiences with sexual harassment in Cairo, Egypt. Police detained and accused her of broadcasting false news affecting national security and the possession of indecent materials. Two days after her arrest, Fathy was also charged with belonging to a terrorist group.
America’s longstanding tradition of isolationism meant that in 1917, US forces needed a lot of support from overseas allies to fight effectively in World War I.
The rock legend Freddie Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara, came from a Parsi family of Zoroastrian faith, one of the oldest examples of monotheism. Theirs is a story of persecution, migration, and spiritual fire.