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Recently the New Yorker published a documentary on the almost-forgotten Ken Bone. In it, both Mr. Bone and the public come to terms with...

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Ida B. Wells, Emmeline Pankhurst, Indira Gandhi, and Ada Lovelace, all share two significant traits. These women accomplished feats that shaped history and yet...

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As the 2020 electoral contest in the United States comes to a definite conclusion the two Presidential candidates are on the move: president-elect Joe...

Sex, Politics, Gender and Fashion: How clothes shape power and status

An outfit reflects your personality. Politicians can use this insight to gain votes. When Nancy Pelosi makes a speech wearing a matching mask and outfit, she...

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The use of economic sanctions to accomplish foreign policy objectives has been around for a long time. Athens imposed sanctions on other Greek city-states. The Megarian...

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Flygskam: Shroud of climate shame obscures the real culprits

Greta Thunberg ignited worldwide interest this September for her emotionally charged speech denouncing international leaders for their passivity in combating climate change at the...

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