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A Tale Of Two Americas: GOP Gushes While A Growing Majority Writes The Truer Chapter
Lorraine Devon Wilke
Sass & Sensibility
Actually there are more than two Americas. There are many. Ask any person of color; ask immigrants of select ethnicities
Athar Hussain / Reuters
The World Generated 4,500 Eiffel Towers' Worth Of Electronic Waste Last Year
And we don't know where most of it went.
Why Militarization Against Melanin Should Matter To Trans People
Transfaith affirms, empowers, and engages transgender and gend...
A wooden flute plays strong and slow in a room provided by San Francisco Housing Authority. Huaraches and orange juice nourish
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The Difference Between Cilantro And Coriander, Explained
Julie R. Thomson
One plant, so much confusion.
Study: US Cities Have Worse Inequality Than Mexico, With Rich And Poor Living Side-By-Side
The Conversation Global
The Conversation is a collaboration between editors and academ...
Why is local income inequality rising? How can we quantify it?
What's It Like To Be Jewish And Latino?
A Peabody Award winner and weekly public radio show on NPR, an...
Jews and Latinos are often discussed as different categories, but of course there are many Jewish communities across Latin
Global Assault On Our Basic Freedoms Signposts A Dangerous Return To The Past
Secretary General, CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Partici...
Ask yourself these four questions. Can I criticize my head of state on Twitter? Can I join a human rights group to campaign
Maybe Trump And Obama Don't Appeal To Two Totally Different Americas. Maybe.
Entertainment and pop culture writer
Lest anyone doubt that the “American character” includes acute schizophrenia, we get a rare opportunity this week to hear
Staff Photographer / Reuters
More Than Half Of All Primates Are Nearing Extinction, New Study Says
"Unsustainable human activities" are behind most of the pressures on the primate species.
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As Of Today, The Americas Are Finally Measles-Free
By Sebastien Malo, Reuters
But this doesn't mean we should stop vaccinating against measles.
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Congress' Big Gamble On the Health of America's Children by Defunding Ebola to Fund Zika
Thomas Kenyon M.D., M.P.H.
CEO, Project HOPE
The President and the Congress did the right thing in authorizing an emergency supplemental request for $5.4 billion to combat
THE WORLD POST
A Rising Drug Cartel Just Shot Down One Of Mexico's Military Helicopters
The kingpin strategy was borne out of similar tactics used by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency against Colombian cartels
Come to the Virtual "Atlantis"!
Like the the Atlantis of lore, the digital-diplomat is not tethered to any hemisphere but rather links to the superiority of knowledge and empathy over geography and ideology.
THE WORLD POST
Looking Into the Shadows for Mexico's Disappeared
Amnesty International's Secretary General
The numbers of the disappeared in Mexico are staggering. A government report leaked just before President Enrique Peña Nieto took office estimated that at least 25,000 have been abducted or have gone missing between 2006 and 2012.
The Top 2013 LGBT Stories from the Americas
This is our pick for the top LGBT stories -- both positive and negative -- from the Americas in 2013. Separating the two lists should not give the impression that nothing good ever comes out of adversity.
Immeasurable Inspiration: On Robert Pruitt's Women
Gina Athena Ulysse
Professor of Anthropology, Wesleyan University
, currently on exhibition at the Studio Museum of Harlem, is a series of 20 portraits of contemporary black women embodying such graceful restraint that they become curative in the present moment.
Innovations in Newspapers: Seashell Newsrooms, Floating Incubators
Director of Media Unlimited
Images coupled with audio clips of interviews add depth to many of the Globe's stories. But images can also be misleading
THE WORLD POST
What Great Powers Do
Deputy Executive Director, Amnesty International USA
As President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of China begin discussions designed to forge closer personal bonds between the two nations, they should not shy away from uncomfortable topics. The centerpiece for this summit ought to be crafting a shared vision on human rights.
Global Company Car Benefits -- An Essential Component of Key Talent Reward Programs
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After analyzing data from 89 markets worldwide, a new report by Mercer lists company car benefits as a key component in key talent retention programs, with brands such as Volkswagen, Ford, Toyota and Honda topping the list of cars offered to the most valued employees.
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