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How A Poison Pill Worded As 'Sex' Gave Birth To Transgender Rights

The legal case over transgender rights hinges on the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion and sex. But the word "sex" wasn't always going to be part of the bill. And "sex" — which, at the time was meant to mean gender — was …


9 Limiting Thoughts That Will Stop You From Starting A Business

Many people would like to set up a business and fulfill their dreams. Not so many actually decide to try, though. Thousands of projects stay in …

Lionel Messi

The state has lost control: tech firms now run western politics

Democracy is under threat from rising inequality and terrorism. Google and Facebook have taken over<p>By now, the fact that transatlantic democratic capitalism, once the engine of postwar prosperity, has run into trouble can hardly be denied by anyone with the courage to browse a daily …

Political Science

The terrorist attacks in Brussels are linked to the end of the Cold War

He was accused of the deaths of more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims in the 1990s.<p>The date of his conviction, March 24, is also the 17th anniversary of the beginning of the NATO bombing campaign in Serbia that led to separation and independence of Kosovo from Serbia. It is also the week in which members …


What Research Says about Defeating Terrorism

Terrorism is as old as history and almost certainly older. In 68 B.C., for instance, the Roman city of Ostia, a vital port for one of the world's …