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Campus culture wars: Why universities must ditch the dogma

Academic freedom controversies continue to bedevil universities in North America, highlighted most recently by the stunning episode at Canada’s …

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A public service announcement.<p>Happy Thanksgiving my American friends, and happy Thursday to the rest of you! I hope you're having a lovely day, especially if you're lucky enough to have time off work, but if my calculations are correct, you are probably feeling very bad right now.<p>Why? Because …

Bill Clinton warns of 'dictators club': 'They want to abolish the line between fact and fiction'

As Hillary Clinton joined Seth Meyers on <i>Late Night</i>, Bill Clinton appeared on <i>Conan</i>, warning of the dangers of dictators, while also suggesting a …

Bill Clinton

8 Books to Inspire Hope This Fall

Autumn is the perfect time for renewal, reflection, and looking to the future. Don’t wait for the new year to work on things you can accomplish now. Get the most out of this season with the books on this list — guaranteed to keep hope alive and inspire you to achieve your goals before the holidays …

Revealed: Justin Trudeau's close adviser helped move huge sums offshore

It is absolutely unacceptable that there be people not paying their fair share of taxes Justin Trudeau<p>You can’t have interest-free loans between related parties Reuven Avi-Yonah, University of Michigan<p>The chief fundraiser and senior adviser to the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, who played …

Corruption

The far-right thinks antifa is planning to start a civil war in the U.S. this weekend

For anyone logging time on the far right corners of the internet, this coming Saturday is not just another autumn weekend but the potential start …

Rights & Freedoms

Former Trump Staffer Killed After Being Shot 13 Times in His Sleep

A staffer during Donald Trump's presidential campaign has died after he was shot 13 times as he slept in his Florida home.<p>Nick Corvino, 30, a …

Joshua Boyle: Canadian held in Afghanistan says his child was killed in captivity

A Canadian man who was held hostage with his family for five years has said that the Taliban-linked militants who abducted him and his wife in Afghanistan raped her and killed an infant daughter born in captivity.<p>Giving new details of the family’s ordeal after arriving at Toronto airport following …

Facebook, Google, Twitter sued by family of American killed in Nice terror attack

A Texas woman whose husband and son were killed last summer in the Bastille Day terror attack in Nice, France, is suing Google, Facebook and Twitter, alleging the tech giants played a role in “aiding and abetting” and providing “material support” to the terrorist.<p>Sean Copeland, 51, and his …

Victims of Edmonton attack were enjoying typical Saturday night [Photos] [Video]

Police have formally laid charges against Abdulahi Hasan Sharif in connection with a pair of attacks on Edmonton’s streets Saturday night.

Sex robot molested, destroyed at electronics show

The past year has seen a proliferation of sex robots, with plenty of accompanying controversy.<p><i>Robots, drones, flying cars? How Americans feel about</i> …

Robots

The new taboo: More people regret sex change and want to ‘detransition’, surgeon says

<b>By Joe Shute</b><p>Five years ago, Professor Miroslav Djordjevic, the world-leading genital reconstructive surgeon, received a patient at his Belgrade …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Netflix could hold the key to ending Facebook's echo chamber

Facebook is remarkably adept at showing each of us the content we care about. But is it really the content we need to see?<p>By now, we’re all familiar with the term echo chamber — the phenomenon of being shown only content that matches our pre-conceived notions — but the solution is evasive. Netflix, …