Magnus Silfvenius Öhman

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Barack Obama Is Using His Presidency to Cash In, But Harry Truman and Jimmy Carter Refused

Defenders of Barack Obama’s decision to do things like accept a $400,000 check for a speech to a Wall Street brokerage house argue that the former …

Trump defends Bill O'Reilly amid sexual harassment accusations

President Trump on Wednesday defended Fox News host Bill O’Reilly despite a report that found several women who accused him of harassment.<p>“I think …

Sexual Harassment

Moments after Donald Trump became president, the White House's LGBT rights page disappeared

During Barack Obama’s presidency, if you typed whitehouse.gov/lgbt into your browser, you reached a page highlighting the administration’s victories …

Donald Trump

Medborgarlön tillbaka på agendan

Medborgarlön som fenomen har både hyllats och sågats i flera decennier. Argumenten för är bland annat att en basinkomst skulle innebära en ökad …

Vi vill hellre gynna dem som redan har

När Nederländerna och Finland inleder sina försök med basinkomst i år och nästa vet vi redan rätt väl från ett antal studier världen över hur …

Deckaren är överallt

<b>Om man vill fundera</b> över hur litterära värderingar skiftar över tid, kan det vara intressant att se närmare på deckargenren. Hur gick det till när …

Enkla lösningen för klimatet – som ingen vill prata om

Det handlar inte om smutsig kolkraft, bensinslukande stadsjeepar eller Thailandsresorna.<p>Det handlar om det som ligger på din tallrik.<p>Maten vi äter …

LAPD will not help deport immigrants under Trump, chief says

Los Angeles Police Chief<p>Charlie Becksaid Monday that he has no plans to change theLAPD’s stance on immigration enforcement, despite President-electDonald Trump’s pledge to toughen federal immigration laws and deport millions of people upon taking office.<p>For decades, the LAPD has distanced itself …

Hyperpartisan Facebook Pages Are Publishing False And Misleading Information At An Alarming Rate

A BuzzFeed News analysis found that three big right-wing Facebook pages published false or misleading information 38% of the time during the period analyzed, and three large left-wing pages did so in nearly 20% of posts.<p>Hyperpartisan political Facebook pages and websites are consistently feeding …

Stop Pretending You Don't Know Why People Hate Hillary Clinton

"Why Is Clinton disliked?"<p>"Why the hate for Hillary?"<p>"Why do people hate Hillary Clinton so much?"<p>Is it because of partisanship?<p>Or a hard-fought primary?<p>Maybe, NBC once suggested, it's because "she's not a train wreck."<p>Funny how the answers seem to be everything but the obvious.<p>We go on endlessly …

Tusentals saudiska kvinnor protesterar för frihet

Kvinnor i Saudiarabien har startat ett upprop mot landets regler om manligt förmyndarskap för kvinnor.<p><b>Över 14.000 kvinnor har öppet skrivit</b> på en …

Marit af Björkesten

Svenska Yles direktör Marit af Björkesten. Bild: Yle / Kimmo Räisänen af björkesten<p>Marit af Björkesten Yle Helsingfors<p>Vi vill försäkra oss om att …

Världen rasar mot burkinibilderna. Vad säger Nice?

<b>Flera solbadande kvinnor i ”förbjuden klädsel” på franska stränder har bötfällts enligt nyligen införda förbud. Bilderna på en kvinna som klär av sig</b> …

Den heliga Birgitta får sällskap av Elisabeth

Den 4 juni 1944 var befrielsens dag i Rom, då den tyska ockupationen tog slut. Piero Piperno som då var 15 år minns det som den lyckligaste dagen i …

We take 1 million selfies every day - but what are they doing to our brains?

Some time ago Elsa Godart – a renowned French psychoanalyst and philosopher – treated a young girl who had taken semi-naked pictures of herself that went viral. The girl was distraught (the pictures were intended for her boyfriend alone), the parents were distraught “and it all came down to this …

Science Says the Secret to a Happy Relationship is Giving Up

Okay, okay, they call it "settling."<p>What was it your mother always told you? About how you're special, and how you should never settle for anything less than you deserve?<p>Yeah, well scientists have gone and shit all over that one, because a new study has decided that the secret to a happy, …

Robert Kirkman compares Outcast to The Walking Dead

Robert Kirkman set the standard for scary with his <i>Walking Dead</i> comic book and television adaptation. But, if you can believe this, he says his latest …

The Walking Dead

To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents

IN 1986, in a few of the poorest neighborhoods in Kingston, Jamaica, a team of researchers from the University of the West Indies embarked on an experiment that has done a great deal, over time, to change our thinking about how to help children succeed, especially those living in poverty. Its …

Mental Health

The American flags on the moon have all turned white

NASA<p>While lunar images have proven that the American flags planted during the Apollo missions are still standing on the moon, lunar scientists have …

What Happened To The Flags On The Moon?