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Police surveillance of black protesters won’t stop the movement

Law enforcement agencies used social media data to track Black Lives Matter activists, but it hasn’t shaken their solidarity.<p>Black Lives Matter …

How Inequality Is Rising Among Identical Workers as Companies’ Fortunes Diverge

Inequality is rising even among workers who appear to have the same demographics and skills, posing a challenge to theories about inequality<p>Imagine two workers—the same age, same gender, same race, same education, same geography, same occupation, same industry. In theory, you might expect them over …

Dow Jones

These original paintings by Walt Disney Animation artists are absolutely stunning

We’re obviously looking forward to seeing Disney’s first Polynesian princess <i>Moana</i> kicking some major butt this Thanksgiving, and apparently so are …

Walt Disney Company

The week's best photojournalism

The annual autumn sale of pedigree highland cattle in Oban, Scotland. | <i>(Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images</i>)<p>A green sea turtle swims below the 2,300 …

Putin, Syria, and Why Moscow Has Gone War-Crazy

A viewer of Russian television this week could be forgiven for thinking that the end of the world was imminent, and that it would arrive in the form of grand superpower war with the United States, culminating in a suicidal exchange of nuclear weapons. On one day alone, three separate test firings …

Russia

Bringing Daguerreotype Photography Back in Style

"Untitled (Self-Portraits)", 2012. Unique collodion wet-plate positives on metal, with sandarac varnish.<br>Sally Mann—Courtesy of the Howard Greenberg …

Trump And His Ilk Want To Roll Back Women's Rights

To be honest, I couldn't think any less of Donald Trump than I did at the beginning of his presidential bid. As Maya Angelo said, "When someone shows you who they are, believe them." Regardless of what one thinks of Donald Trump, his character has been consistent since day one. And, once again, …

Democratic awakening: The damaging psychological effects of the 2016 election

The awakening puts citizens at the center of politics, problem-solving and the creation of a democratic way of life<p><i>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.</i><p>It would be wrong to ignore the psychological, social and political damage this poisonous election is causing. When the movement called …

'The Cold War never ended...Syria is a Russian-American conflict' says Bashar al-Assad

The conflict in Syria is no longer simply a civil war but one conflict in a global Russian-American confrontation reminiscent of the Cold War, Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president, has said.<p>Mr Assad described the war in his country as “one theater” of a global confrontation between Russia and the …

Middle East