CULTURE WARS

Why Do People Believe In Conspiracies?
Why Do People Believe In Conspiracies?
by Mathew Marques, La Trobe University et al
Conspiracies are found to be true on occasion, which renders them no longer “theories”. For…
Why QAnon Hasn't Gone Away
Why QAnon Hasn't Gone Away
by Sophie Bjork-James, Vanderbilt University
By this point, almost everyone has heard of QAnon, the conspiracy spawned by an anonymous online…
What’s The Difference Between Misinformation, Disinformation and Hoaxes?
What’s The Difference Between Misinformation, Disinformation and Hoaxes?
by Michael J. O'Brien and Izzat Alsmadi, Texas A&M
Sorting through the vast amount of information created and shared online is challenging, even for…
Pandemic-era Retail: No Shoes, No Shirt, No Mask — No Service?
Pandemic-era Retail: No Shoes, No Shirt, No Mask — No Service?
by Alison Braley-Rattai, Brock University
Masking is currently required to access retail stores across Canada amid the COVID-19 pandemic.…

ECONOMY

The Long Term Benefit Of Lifting Children Out Of Poverty Today
The Long Term Benefit of Lifting Children Out of Poverty Today
by Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Northwestern University et al
Many studies conducted in recent years show that lifting children from the burdens of poverty has…
No Visits and Barely Any Calls: The Pandemic and People with a Family Member In Prison
No Visits and Barely Any Calls: The Pandemic and People with a Family…
by Alexander Testa and Chantal Fahmy, The University of Texas at San Antonio
For many people who are incarcerated, either awaiting trial in jail or imprisoned after conviction,…
As India's Covid Crisis Worsens, Leaders Play The Blame Game While The Poor Suffer Once Again
As India's Covid Crisis Worsens, Leaders Play The Blame Game While The…
by Sujeet Kumar, Jawaharlal Nehru University
India is witnessing a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases after months of declining numbers had given the…
South African Graduates May Be Mostly Employed, But Skills And Jobs Often Don't Match
South African Graduates May Be Mostly Employed, But Skills And Jobs Often…
by Nombulelo Precious Mncayi, North-West University
Labour markets around the world are undergoing significant changes – particularly in non-tech…

JUSTICE

Some Of My Friends Are Black Racism

"Some Of My Friends Are Black" Racism

Christopher Parker, University of Washington
Internet connected devices like webcams are the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the Internet of Things. DAVID BURILLO/Flickr, CC BY-SA
Is Someone Watching You Online? The Security Risks Of The Internet Of…
by Patryk Szewczyk, Lecturer, Edith Cowan University
The range and number of “things” connected to the internet is truly astounding, including security…
Use Of Facial Recognition Begs The Question: Who Owns Our Faces?
Use Of Facial Recognition Begs The Question: Who Owns Our Faces?
by Wendy H. Wong
Who owns your face? Of course, a silly question … right? But what about the data generated from…
The Morality of Canceling Student Debt
The Morality of Canceling Student Debt
by Kate Padgett Walsh
There are those who question the idea of debt forgiveness and call it unfair to those who never…
Netflix's "The Social Dilemma" Highlights The Problem With Social Media, But What's The Solution?
Netflix's "The Social Dilemma" Highlights The Problem With Social Media,…
by Belinda Barnet and Diana Bossio
Facebook has responded to Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma, saying it “buries the substance…

DEMOCRACY

How To Stop Psychopaths And Narcissists From Winning Positions Of Power
How To Stop Psychopaths And Narcissists From Winning Positions Of Power
by Steve Taylor, Leeds Beckett University
In the past, this was mostly due to hereditary systems which assigned power to kings and lords and…
Google's Union Of Activists Highlights The Need For Ethical Engineering
Google's Union Of Activists Highlights The Need For Ethical Engineering
by Marcel O'Gorman, University of Waterloo
All of my favourite engineers have either abandoned the profession or are dedicating their lives to…
How The Ayn Rand Inspired 'Myth Of The Founder' Poses Real Risks To Democracy
How The Ayn Rand Inspired 'Myth Of The Founder' Poses Real Risks To…
by Jerry Davis, University of Michigan
Coinbase’s plan to go public in April highlights a troubling trend among tech companies: Its…
Politicians Have 'Washed Their Hands' And Blamed Others Since Jesus's Crucifixion
Politicians Have 'Washed Their Hands' And Blamed Others Since Jesus's…
by Tony Keddie, University of British Columbia
Handwashing has gotten substantial coverage this past year during the COVID-19 pandemic, and not…

ENVIRONMENT

Why Not Make Paper Out Of Something Other Than Trees?
Why Not Make Paper Out Of Something Other Than Trees?
by Beverly Law, Oregon State University
Paper is an important part of modern life. People use it in school, at work, to make artwork and…
Farming Without Disturbing Soil Could Cut Agriculture's Climate Impact By 30%
Farming Without Disturbing Soil Could Cut Agriculture's Climate Impact By…
by Sacha Mooney, University of Nottingham et al
Perhaps because there are no chimney stacks belching smoke, the contribution of the world’s farms…
Global Food System Emissions Alone Threaten Warming Beyond 1.5°c
Global Food System Emissions Alone Threaten Warming Beyond 1.5°c
by John Lynch, University of Oxford
How people grow food and the way we use the land is an important, though often overlooked,…
How to Meet the Ambitious Target of Conserving 30% of Earth by 2030
How to Meet the Ambitious Target of Conserving 30% of Earth by 2030
by Matthew Mitchell, University of British Columbia
Fifty-five nations, including Canada, the European Union, Japan and Mexico have pledged to meet the…

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Why Giant Statues Of Hindu Gods And Leaders Are Making Muslims In India Nervous
Why Giant Statues Of Hindu Gods And Leaders Are Making…
by Indulata Prasad
Statues – big statues, the largest in the world – are being built all…
Why Dependence On Imported Pharmaceuticals Can Be A Threat
Why Dependence On Imported Pharmaceuticals Can Be A Threat
by Christine Crudo Blackburn, et al
A potential crisis simmers in the shadows: The global dependence on…
Naomi Klein's Leap Manifesto: We Can't Rely On Big Business For A Climate Fix
Naomi Klein's Leap Manifesto: We Can't Rely On Big Business…
by Peter Burdon
Discussions at the Paris climate talks took place within incredibly…
Markets Alone Cannot Solve The Climate Crisis
Markets Alone Can Not Solve The Climate Crisis
by Valerie Brown, Climate News Network
How did we get to where we are now? “Free range” capitalism could be…
Energy savings and power from wind and solar sources could be greater than from all imported fossil fuels. Image:Gerry Machen via Flickr
There Are Efficient Answers To Climate Concerns
by Tim Radford, Climate News Network
New research by the European Commission suggests that energy…
Why "Our Police Are The Hammers and We Are The Nails" Has Failed
Why "Our Police Are The Hammers and We Are The Nails" Has…
by Shima Baughman
As Americans across the nation protest police violence, people have…

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