Sign In   |   Sign Up   |   Contact Us

International News

  • Readers write: ‘Perception Gaps’ podcast, and Sahara exploration

    Your “Perception Gaps” podcast series is one of the most interesting things I’ve come across in a long time.... I especially enjoyed the gun suicide segment because I learned that I was one of those folks who was completely wrong in my statistical assumptions. Does the salt trade still exist?

    Sat, 23 Feb 2019 06:00:03 -0500
  • Global Newsstand: Extreme weather is beginning to affect Australia – and the world, and more

    “The northern hemisphere faced a polar vortex, while Australia during December and January was the hottest on record,” writes R. Keller Kopf. Australia’s heatwave has exposed cracks in our unsustainable water, land-use and climate policies. Australia is experiencing this water stress now.

    Sat, 23 Feb 2019 06:00:01 -0500
  • Back out in the open, Europe’s anti-Semitism kindles new response

    As dusk fell over Paris last Tuesday evening, some 20,000 people gathered around the iconic statue of “La République,” floodlit in patriotic red, white, and blue, to demonstrate their disgust at anti-Semitism. “I can’t stand this racist filth anymore,” said Florent Nicoud, a bearded young filmmaker. As nationalist and populist movements have grown more powerful and Muslim citizens’ grievances against Israel have reinforced centuries-old European prejudices, anti-Semitic rhetoric is becoming more open.

    Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:15:00 -0500
  • Too strong for other women? Why star runner’s case strikes a nerve at home

    Growing up in rural South Africa in the 1980s, Hlengiwe Buthelezi got used to hearing that she was too much. Too much like one of the boys – whom she regularly outmatched in neighborhood pickup soccer games. Today, Ms. Buthelezi co-organizes a competition called the AfroGames for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex athletes (LGBTI).

    Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:52:01 -0500
Data by Localeze
Powered by Intelligenx