Future Is Made of Virtual Diplomacy Now

7 months ago

Unmute yourself, Mr. President: the weird, new, concerning world of virtual diplomacy 

Future Is Made of Virtual Diplomacy Now

7 months ago

Unmute yourself, Mr. President: the weird, new, concerning world of virtual diplomacy 

Going back to the office? The colder temperature could lead to weight gain

7 months ago

Internships in Congress overwhelmingly go to white students

7 months ago

World’s Glaciers Melting at Faster Pace

7 months ago

Researchers say nearly all the world’s glaciers have been melting at an accelerated pace in recent years, accounting for rises in sea level over the last two decades

Assaults on Asian Americans Continue into 2021

7 months ago

Police in 15 major cities report 169% increase in violence aimed at Asian Americans during first quarter of this year compared to same period last year

American Astronaut Michael Collins of Apollo 11 Fame Dies at 90

7 months ago

A statement released by his family said Collins died of cancer

American Astronaut Michael Collins of Apollo 11 Fame Dies at 90

7 months ago

A statement released by his family said Collins died of cancer

American Astronaut Michael Collins of Apollo 11 Fame Dies at 90

7 months ago

A statement released by his family said Collins died of cancer

Biden Proposes Large-scale Spending for Children, Families

7 months ago

US president to lay out priorities Wednesday night in his first address to a joint session of Congress

Biden Proposes Large-scale Spending for Children, Families

7 months ago

US president to lay out priorities Wednesday night in his first address to a joint session of Congress

Team links fracking to higher heart attack risk

by Mark Michaud-Rochester, 7 months ago

A "natural experiment" on the New York-Pennsylvania border links hydraulic fracking to an increased risk of heart attack, hospitalization, and death.

Most young men skip HPV vaccine

by U. Michigan, 7 months ago

Throat cancer is the No. 1 cancer HPV causes—and men make up 80% of those diagnosed. But most young men have not received the vaccine that can prevent it.

An Invisible Essential Labor Force

by Rebekah Entralgo, 7 months ago

How the migrant women farmworkers who put food on our tables are organizing for a better life after the pandemic. The post An Invisible Essential Labor Force appeared first on OtherWords.

In OtherWords: April 28, 2021

by Peter Certo, 7 months ago

We continue our coverage of how different communities of working people have weathered the pandemic. The post In OtherWords: April 28, 2021 appeared first on OtherWords.

Dialogue and Mutual Respect

by Khalil Bendib, 7 months ago

What do you say, GOP? The post Dialogue and Mutual Respect appeared first on OtherWords.

This supermoon has a twist – expect flooding, but something is masking effects of sea level rise

7 months ago

We Need a Trauma-Informed Legal System

by Lori Teresa Yearwood, 7 months ago

When lawyers better understand trauma, clients are better able to seek justice. The post We Need a Trauma-Informed Legal System appeared first on OtherWords.

Don’t Let Wall Street Get Rich Off Water

by Jim Hightower, 7 months ago

Shameless speculators are trying to privatize and commoditize the water all humans need to live. The post Don’t Let Wall Street Get Rich Off Water appeared first on OtherWords.

What Chinatowns Can Teach Us About Community

by Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Sally Sim, 7 months ago

As our country looks to “build back better,” Chinatowns show how to foster vibrant, welcoming communities of all kinds.  The post What Chinatowns Can Teach Us About Community appeared first on OtherWords.

U.S. religious leaders encourage vaccination

by ShareAmerica, 7 months ago

Learn how faith leaders across America are reaching out to their flocks, combining science with scripture and combating vaccine hesitancy with education.

Saudi Crown Prince Calls Kingdom, US Partners Despite Differences

7 months ago

Washington sees Saudi Arabia in key role maintaining regional stability as tensions with Iran persist

100 Days: Is Biden Keeping His Promise of Multilateralism?  

7 months ago

US reengages with the world, but in some areas, it’s still America First 

100 Days: Is Biden Keeping His Promise of Multilateralism?  

7 months ago

US reengages with the world, but in some areas, it’s still America First 

Antidepressant withdrawal or relapse? Docs can't really tell

by U. Queensland, 7 months ago

"The difficulty of distinguishing between withdrawal symptoms and relapse presents a real challenge when patients stop taking antidepressants."

Trump & Biden’s Secret Bombing Wars

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, 7 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies Unbeknownst to many Americans, the U.S. military and its allies are engaged in bombing and killing people in other countries on a daily basis. On February 25th, President Biden ordered U.S. air forces to drop seven 500-pound bombs on Iraqi forces in Syria, reportedly killing 22 people. The U.S. airstrike has predictably failed to halt rocket attacks […] Read more at Trump & Biden’s Secret Bombing Wars

Why Big Pharma Shouldn’t Have Any Control Over COVID-19 Vaccines

by Sonali Kolhatkar, 7 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Sonali Kolhatkar While a public desperate for protection against COVID-19 is quick to shame “vaccine hunters,” the real culprits are the companies refusing to share their publicly funded intellectual property and the governments allowing them to get away with it. At a recent virtual gathering of parents and faculty at my children’s school, one parent who is […] Read more at Why Big Pharma Shouldn’t Have Any Control Over COVID-19 Vaccines

Aurora Police Killed Without Consequence, Now Their Protestors Face 48 Years for “Kidnapping” Cops

by Guest Post, 7 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Guest Post The cops and the district attorneys want people to see what we are going through — the conditions of our arrests, our experiences in jail, and our legal battle — and to think that this is what you risk when you stand up against them. – Lillian House, Aurora Activist and Defendant (By: Alan Macleod, […] Read more at Aurora Police Killed Without Consequence, Now Their Protestors Face 48 Years for “Kidnapping” Cops

10 Problems With Biden's Foreign Policy—and One Solution

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, 7 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies Biden is following in the footsteps of Obama and Trump, who both promised fresh approaches to foreign policy but for the most part delivered more endless war. The Biden presidency is still in its early days, but it’s not too early to point to areas in the foreign policy realm where we, as progressives, have […] Read more at 10 Problems With Biden’s Foreign Policy—and One Solution

When Public Officials Get Rented Out by Corporate Power, the People Lose

by Elias Alsbergas, 7 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Elias Alsbergas Vivek Murthy, President Biden’s nominee for surgeon general, joined the likes of Amazon and AstraZeneca to take advantage of the pandemic to become noticeably richer. Murthy, who previously served as surgeon general in the Obama administration, has made over $2.6 million selling his public health expertise to embattled corporations desperate to resume business as if there weren’t […] Read more at When Public Officials Get Rented Out by Corporate Power, the People Lose


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