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Big Game: U.S. Soldiers’ Secret Hunt for Jihadists in a Kenyan Forest

The U.S. is waging secret warfare around the world—but the operations in and around Kenya’s Boni National Reserve are some of the most mysterious.<p><i>A</i> …

Those behind the Women's March are organizing a Women's Strike, and here's what we know

It’s been announced that the organizers of the Women’s March are to hold a General Strike for a “Day Without Women.”<p>Last month (January 21st), …

People Are Happy With Kim Kardashian For Tweeting Statistics Related To The Refugee Ban

"Statistics."

President Donald Trump smashes record to get fastest majority disapproval rating ever

In normal times, it takes American presidents hundreds of days before they reach a majority disapproval rating.<p>This has been the case for the last five presidents - with Bill Clinton being the previous record holder after taking 573 days to have more than 50 per cent of Americans disapprove of his …

Donald Trump

Trump May Eliminating Funding for UN Organizations Saving Girls From Female Genital Mutilation

Things are getting worse<p>President Trump's anti-abortion executive order cut billions of dollars to both family planning organizations and health efforts across the globe. Health workers are preparing for the impact, calling the effects potentially decimating for numerous organizations, but now it …

Female Genital Mutilation

Trump stops rule to save Tennessee walking horses from soring

A proposed legal change aimed at stamping out the barbaric practice of “soring” Tennessee walking horses has been <b>put on hold by the new Trump</b> …

Donald Trump Signs Anti-Abortion Executive Order Surrounded By Men

WASHINGTON ― On Monday, surrounded by other white men, President Donald Trump signed an anti-abortion executive order that has far-reaching consequences for women’s reproductive health access worldwide.<p>Trump reinstated the Mexico City policy, also known as the global gag rule, which was first put …

Donald Trump

The White House’s LGBT rights page has disappeared

And so the transition of power begins. First up is the WhiteHouse.gov site where several pages are now changing or altogether disappearing — including a page on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.<p>It’s just been over an hour since Trump took office and whitehouse.gov/lgbt has now been …

LGBTQI

Will America Lose 'Roe v. Wade' Under Trump?

Trump is a serious threat to reproductive rights, but 'Roe' – which turns 44 Sunday – could be harder to overturn than many think<p>Sunday marks the …

War on birth control: Health secretary nominee Tom Price could seriously damage contraception access, even under Obamacare

Contraception access under Medicaid, Title X and even private insurance plans could all be in danger under Trump<p>It remains to be seen whether House Speaker Paul Ryan and other congressional Republicans will be able to repeal the Affordable Care Act and gut Medicaid and Medicare. But even if …

Health Care

Eight Men Are As Rich As Half The World–And Other Depressing Inequality Stats

Meet your wealthy overlords: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim Helú, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Ellison, Michael Bloomberg, Amancio Ortega.<p>This year’s meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos once again saw the issue of income inequality high up the agenda. It topped the group’s …

This Woman Created a Service to Help You Easily Fight the Patriarchy From Your Phone

If you can sext, you can get involved.<p>You know how you want to fight the patriarchy but you're also hella lazy? Hi! Welcome to the club! I'm waving at you! (Well, I'm actually barely lifting my arm to half-assedly say hello. I'm very lazy.)<p>Well, there's new thing called Daily Action Alerts, and it …

Patriarchy

Bernie Sanders Blasts Trump’s Cabinet of ‘Billionaires and Millionaires’

The Vermont senator and former presidential candidate discussed Trump’s Cabinet—the wealthiest in history—and had some tough words for the …

'Ghana's Hillary Clinton': Nana Rawlings is first woman to run for president in West African country, as election gets under way

The wife of Ghana's former leader, Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings, will stand for the presidency herself today in an election that has seen her dubbed the African Hillary Clinton.<p>Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, 67, whose husband was a poster boy for populist African leaders, is the first woman ever …

Meet The Black Woman and Civil Rights Activist Behind Airbnb’s Battle Against Discrimination On the Platform

“I come to this work understanding that justice is a long game.”<p>In 2016, Airbnb found itself at the center of multiple news reports surrounding …

World Trade Center

Fidel Castro’s Cuba was accused of numerous human rights abuses — while the crimes of U.S. allies are barely mentioned

Cuba’s human rights violations are nothing compared to the crimes of U.S. allies, which the media largely overlooks<p>In the wake of the passing of Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, there has been no dearth of discussion of the island nation's human rights violations.<p>For starters, it is the …

Human Rights

The Revolutionary ‘Moana’: Disney’s Most Unapologetically Feminist Princess Yet

The latest animated feature from the Mouse House boasts an addictive ballad courtesy of ‘Hamilton’s’ Lin-Manuel Miranda and a heroine who doesn’t …

Emma Watson Went Dark Brown, and She Looks Magical

The world is currently waiting on pins and needles for Disney's live-action <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> film, starring Emma Watson. Thankfully, the magical trailer is enough to sustain us until the film comes out in March—but <i>only</i> if you watch it literally all the time. Seriously, you have to watch the …

Hair

The man who killed a Kansas abortion provider has his sentence reduced

The man who seven years ago ambushed and fatally shot one of the few U.S. doctors performing late-term abortions was given a more lenient sentence Wednesday of at least 25 years in prison before becoming eligible for parole.<p>At a surprise resentencing hearing, prosecutors withdrew their request that …

The top 0.1% of American households hold the same amount of wealth as the bottom 90%

It's no secret that the US has an inequality problem. But actually looking at the disparity between the top and the bottom can still be staggering.<p>Deutsche Bank's chief international economist Torsten Sløk sent around a chart in a recent note to clients showing the share of US household wealth by …

Demographics

Giant rats are being trained to combat wildlife trafficking in Africa

The U.S. government is funding a project to train giant rodents to help in the fight against illegal wildlife trafficking in Africa.<p>According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the African giant pouched rat is being tested to see whether it can help detect illegal shipments of hardwood timber, …

UK's Supreme Court faces Brexit limelight

<b>All 11 senior judges of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom will decide the most significant British constitutional question for years - whether the government has the power to trigger Article 50 of the EU Lisbon Treaty to begin Brexit.</b><p>It is unprecedented for all 11 Justices to sit for a single …

United Kingdom
Costumes

“White victims, unite!”: Donald Trump and Republicans sing the white (male) victimology blues

“The election is rigged” echoes cries of “reverse racism” — inside the new pathology of white victimhood<p>The presidential campaign of Republican Donald Trump is lurching towards defeat. Trump is already making pre-emptive excuses for losing to his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, on Election …

Government

This Is the Big Problem Stalling Global Gender Equality

It appears that the world’s march toward gender equality hit a roadblock this year.<p>A new study of 144 countries published Tuesday by the World …

Gender

Snapchat Is Putting Your Human Rights at Risk, According to Amnesty International

The organization has warned that barely any of your favorite apps offer the privacy protection they should.<p>It goes without saying that what happens on Snapchat, stays on Snapchat. Messaging apps are a hotbed of gossip, shade throwing, crush confessing, and meme sharing—your drunk, emoji-heavy …

Privacy
Europe