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Sex Workers Lives Matter, Why Doesn’t Congress Think So?

United States (Greed) – Alexandria Brown is a philosophy student, writer, painter, and a sex worker. Greed Correspondent Ava Rice reached out to her …

Prostitution

Are the Lives of White Killers More Important than Everyday Black Lives?

(Conversation) – The horrific mass murder of innocent pedestrians in Toronto on April 23 triggered a mixture of torment and grief. The pain many of …

Misogyny

Who Benefits from Sensationalized Media Coverage of Abortion? Hint: Not Women

World WIde (OpenDemocracy) – The portrayal of abortion in the media can sway public perception in a major way, and can even influence policy agendas. …

Media Industry

Comedy is part of feminist history—and we need it more than ever

United States (OpenDemocracy) – There is no fiercer political weapon than laughter. The controversy around Michelle Wolf’s brilliant, uncomfortable, …

“The Making of a Massacre” Brings the Drug War Close

United States (ProPublica) – This week, ProPublica and Audible are launching an audio documentary called “The Making of a Massacre.” It’s the story …

Why does the American right hate Iran so much?

United States (Conversation) – Now Donald Trump has finally backed out of the Iranian nuclear deal, the rest of the world is trying to understand the …

40 Things You Can Cook in Aluminum Foil on Coals

(SurvivalSullivan) – When the power goes out, whether short-term or for an indefinite amount of time, one of the first things you’ll need to figure …

Connecticut Set to End “Dual Arrests” in Domestic Violence Cases

Connecticut, United State (ProPublica) – The Connecticut Legislature has sent a bill to the governor’s desk that seeks to end having victims of …

The Carbon Footprint of Tourism Revealed (It’s Bigger Than We Thought)

(Conversation) – The carbon footprint of tourism is about four times larger than previously thought, according to a world-first study published today …

Watchdog: Trump’s Plan to Allow Fracking in Nevada Threatens Wildlife

Nevada, United States (Sputnik) – US President Donald Trump’s plan to auction hundreds of thousands of acres of public land in Nevada for fracking …

New Approach in The Fight against Antibiotic Resistance

(Tasnim) – According to the WHO, around 700,000 people die every year as a result of antibiotic resistance. In Germany, around 6,000 people die every …

My Many Selves: How I Learned to Live with Multiple Personalities

(Mosaic) – Emma Young meets a woman with dissociative identity disorder and discovers what happens when you lose your sense of being an individual. …

The government took $41,000 from this Texan at a Houston airport six months ago. They never gave it back.

Texas, United States (TexasTribune) – A nurse from Katy is suing Customs and Border Protection after the agency took the cash from her last October …

An International Legal Response to Rape and Sexual Abuse is Needed

(Conversation) – Rape and other forms of sexual abuse are a worldwide epidemic. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 35% of women …

Could Hawaii’s Ban on Sunscreens Catch On?

(Sputnik) – The US state of Hawaii passed a bill this week banning most types of sunscreens. Environmentalists say suntan lotions contain chemicals …

Pentagon Finds Way to Bypass US Anti-Russia Sanctions

United States (Tasnim) – The US House Armed Services Committee is scheduled to debate the defense policy bill, the National Defense Authorization Act …

Child Labour, Poverty and Terrible Working Conditions Lie Behind the Sugar You Eat

United Kingdom (Conversation) – Reach for a packet of sugar in the café, browse the shelves at supermarkets, or take a look at the packaging of your …

Trump Administration to Send Thousands in Texas Home to One of the Most Dangerous Countries

Texas, United States (TexasTribune) – The Trump administration announced Friday it was ending an immigration program that has allowed thousands of …

Carbon Dioxide Levels at Highest Point in 800,000 Years

(Sputnik) – Carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere, which contributes heavily to human-induced global warming, is now at its highest level in the …

Immigration Shelters Ordered to Show Minors Booklet that Links Abortion to Cancer

United States (TexasTribune) – Once again, Texas is at the center of a dispute over how the federal government treats pregnant, undocumented minors …

Pregnant Women Are at Increased Risk of Domestic Violence in All Cultural Groups

Australia (Conversation) – Domestic violence occurs across all age groups and life stages. Rather than reducing during pregnancy, expecting a child …

Hobby Lobby Forced to Return Looted Iraqi Artifacts

United States (Sputnik) – Hobby Lobby, an Oklahoma-based national arts and crafts chain, will have to return to Iraq the 5,500 ancient Iraqi …

Eight foods that (nearly) last forever

(Conversation) – The news that, after 106 years, Captain Scott’s fruitcake was found by the Antarctic Heritage Trust and “smelled edible”, raises the …

Is It Time To Untame the Mighty Mississippi River and Stop Wasting Millions?

United States (Ensia) – Imagine discovering that a U.S. government agency was operating a 90-year-old program designed with the best of intentions, …

Thought to be Extinct, Healthy Tasmanian Devil Clan Discovered in Australia

Australia (Sputnik) – At first feared to be extinct, a clan of healthy Tasmanian devils, has been discovered alive and well in a remote part of …

Locking up Addicts Won’t Fix the Opiate Crisis

United States (FEE) – Criminalization of drug use and possession has had almost no impact on actual levels of drug use. However, the criminalizing of …

Women at Texas community colleges aren’t getting the kind of birth control they wante

Texas, United States (TexasTribune) – Austin Community College student Katran Packard said she was hoping not to get pregnant before her expected …

Canary in the Coal Pond

United States (ProPublica) – In tests conducted in late 2017, one in three coal-fired power plants nationwide detected “statistically significant” …

Media reporting on women in the military is preserving a male dominated culture

Australia (Conversation) – The increased participation of women in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has gained great momentum in recent times. …

Chinese netizens’ #IamLGBT campaign pushes change at Weibo

China (GV) – The viral social media campaign #IamLGBT (#我是同性戀) has successfully pressured China’s most popular social media platform, Weibo, to scale …