Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2017«

Female Directors Worry Donald Trump’s EE

January 31, 2017

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Female Directors Worry Donald Trump’s EEOC Picks Could Stall Hollywood Probe

The Boy Scouts Just Announced They Will

January 31, 2017

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The Boy Scouts Just Announced They Will Allow Transgender Boys To Join

Bangladesh has revived its plan to reloc

January 31, 2017

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Bangladesh has revived its plan to relocate Rohingya refugees to a flooded island

Cuomo Wants to Make Roe v. Wade Part of

January 31, 2017

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Cuomo Wants to Make Roe v. Wade Part of New York’s State Constitution

#BlackMuslimsResist: Minnesota Somalis F

January 31, 2017

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#BlackMuslimsResist: Minnesota Somalis Fight Back

The Mexico City Policy and abortion fund

January 31, 2017

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The Mexico City Policy and abortion funding: International impacts

In Solidarity with People Affected by th

January 30, 2017

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In Solidarity with People Affected by the ‘Muslim Ban’: Call for an Academic Boycott of International Conferences held in the US

Palestinians decry Israel’s settlement

January 30, 2017

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Palestinians decry Israel’s settlement bill

Concern over spate of deaths in Greek re

January 30, 2017

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Concern over spate of deaths in Greek refugee camps

New law a glimmer of hope for women’s l

January 30, 2017

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New law a glimmer of hope for women’s land rights in Mali

9 Actors Who Spoke Out Against The Refug

January 30, 2017

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9 Actors Who Spoke Out Against The Refugee Ban At The 2017 SAG Awards

Israel: rally ahead of vote on legalisin

January 30, 2017

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Israel: rally ahead of vote on legalising West Bank settlements | Euronews

Technology firms angered by Trump’s imm

January 30, 2017

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Technology firms angered by Trump’s immigration executive order

Les Pays-Bas donnent 10 millions d’euros

January 29, 2017

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Les Pays-Bas donnent 10 millions d’euros pour compenser le décret anti-avortement de Trump

U.S. lawmakers intervene to help Iraqis

January 28, 2017

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U.S. lawmakers intervene to help Iraqis held at JFK

Many Japanese Look for a Shift to Female

January 28, 2017

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Many Japanese Look for a Shift to Female Heirs to Throne

“POTUS isn’t just suppressing, he’s dest

January 28, 2017

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“POTUS isn’t just suppressing, he’s destroying data — they’re taking computers.”

The hippie Christian cult that encourage

January 28, 2017

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The hippie Christian cult that encouraged sex with children is still around today

In August of 2010, NPR reported on a sca

January 28, 2017

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In August of 2010, NPR reported on a scale developed by a forensic psychologist, Michael Stone, on which murderers could be placed according to how evil they are (from slightly evil to really, really really evil). To illustrate the scale, NPR developed this graphic:

Czech court rejects suit over school vei

January 27, 2017

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Czech court rejects suit over school veil ban

Poland’s Failure to Respond to Racist V

January 27, 2017

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Poland’s Failure to Respond to Racist Violence: An Appeal to the International Community

The ‘Snoopers’ Charter’: Assessing Br

January 27, 2017

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The ‘Snoopers’ Charter’: Assessing Britain’s new mass surveillance powers | Euronews

IRANIAN ACTOR TO BOYCOTT OSCARS OVER ‘R

January 27, 2017

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IRANIAN ACTOR TO BOYCOTT OSCARS OVER ‘RACIST’ DONALD TRUMP U.S. VISA BAN

“Sanctuary restaurants” are popping up i

January 27, 2017

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“Sanctuary restaurants” are popping up in the US to protect their immigrant workers from Trump

A project in India is creating a safe sp

January 27, 2017

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A project in India is creating a safe space online for people to share their stories of sexual assault

The CIA’s latest dump of declassified do

January 27, 2017

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The CIA’s latest dump of declassified documents makes clear how far the US has come on torture

Meet The French Feminists Behind A Viral

January 27, 2017

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Meet The French Feminists Behind A Viral Meme About A Male Ejaculation Ban

Stereotypes about ‘brilliance’ affect

January 27, 2017

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Stereotypes about ‘brilliance’ affect girls’ interests as early as age six, new study finds

Study examines race in access to early r

January 27, 2017

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Study examines race in access to early release credits in federal prisons

President Trump has made several high-pr

January 27, 2017

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President Trump has made several high-profile picks for his cabinet, but he has one of the least diverse cabinets in recent history; there are no Latinos and very few other minorities or women. This has drawn criticism, but why is diversity a good thing for governments and other organizations? Social science research shows how diversity […]

The White House Has Finally Said More Ab

January 27, 2017

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The White House Has Finally Said More About What Its Global Anti-Abortion Rule Means

A New App Just Launched To Make Online D

January 27, 2017

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A New App Just Launched To Make Online Dating More Inclusive For People With Disabilities

Thousands Of Rohingya Muslims Flee Myanm

January 26, 2017

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Thousands Of Rohingya Muslims Flee Myanmar As Government Denies Abuse

Gay Couple Case Gives Lithuania’s Highe

January 26, 2017

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Gay Couple Case Gives Lithuania’s Highest Court a Chance to Strengthen Rights Protections

Netherlands Vows Response to Trump Abort

January 26, 2017

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Netherlands Vows Response to Trump Abortion Funding Ban

From teen mother to mentor in the Comoro

January 26, 2017

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From teen mother to mentor in the Comoros

‘Rogue’ U.S. govt. Twitter feed moves

January 26, 2017

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‘Rogue’ U.S. govt. Twitter feed moves to protect itself

Almost all girls were cut in her Ethiopi

January 26, 2017

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Almost all girls were cut in her Ethiopian village. Not anymore, thanks to her.

Trump To Publish Weekly List Of Crimes C

January 26, 2017

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Trump To Publish Weekly List Of Crimes Committed By Undocumented Immigrants In Sanctuary Cities

Could Escort Jessica McGraa’s Murder Hav

January 26, 2017

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Could Escort Jessica McGraa’s Murder Have Been Prevented?

Trapped in dying tea gardens, workers lo

January 26, 2017

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Trapped in dying tea gardens, workers lose children to traffickers

Black actors finally breaking through in

January 26, 2017

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Black actors finally breaking through in Oscar nominations?

How the Women of the Mormon Church Came

January 26, 2017

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How the Women of the Mormon Church Came to Embrace Polygamy

How a Catholic Insurer Built a Birth Con

January 26, 2017

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How a Catholic Insurer Built a Birth Control Obstacle Course in New York

Trump’s New Immigration Official Used t

January 26, 2017

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Trump’s New Immigration Official Used to Lead Hate Group

La carte politique de l’avortement aux

January 26, 2017

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La carte politique de l’avortement aux Etats-Unis

Forced to marry their rapists!?

January 26, 2017

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Forced to marry their rapists!?

Protesters gather in New York as fear gr

January 26, 2017

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Protesters gather in New York as fear grows over Trump’s immigration plans

UN funding: alarm at reports Trump will

January 26, 2017

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UN funding: alarm at reports Trump will order sweeping cuts

Unimaginable trauma of Yazidi women is h

January 26, 2017

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Unimaginable trauma of Yazidi women is heightened by fragile psychosocial support