Tens of thousands of people dressed in purple, the color traditionally associated with the women’s liberation movement, marched through the streets of major cities from Barcelona and Madrid to Seville and Toledo to mark the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Similar protests took place around the world, from Japan to Turkey to Rwanda.
The Sentinelese, generally considered the last pre-Neolithic tribe in the world, have violently resisted any contact with outsiders. The Indian government has for years placed the island off-limits to visitors to protect the tribe.
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.
Chef Sean Sherman, CEO and founder of the Sioux Chef, wants people to know the true history about the Thanksgiving holiday — and give you a better way to celebrate it. That means learning about the land we live on, the original people who still live on this land and the food we have in common.
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.