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Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va

Historian works to ‘humanize those enslaved’ at Fort Monroe

This June 11, 2008 file photo shows some of the fortifications inside the moat at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va. Casemate Museum Historian Robert...

The Danger in Assange’s Charges, a Memory Experiment, and More News

New charges against Julian Assange threaten all of the press, scientists have figured out how to alter emotional memories, and Memorial Day is coming....
Lonnie Bunch is director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History

Lonnie Bunch is director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. (Photo: Michael R. Barnes, Smithsonian, NMAAHC) By Susannah...

UCLA Student Gov’t Passes Resolution Defending SJP From Antisemitism Claims

The entrance of UCLA. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Student government representatives at the University of California, Los Angeles, passed a resolution on Tuesday rejecting “misinformation” against...

‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Trailer: Linda Hamilton Has a Big Gun

Greetings all, and welcome to the latest installment of The Monitor, WIRED’s roundup of all things pop culture. What’s in store today? First up,...

How to criticize: The Chronicle of Constantine Manasses

It’s often said that today’s society is marked by vitriol and contempt for one’s political rivals. However, few can match the 12th century chronicler...

Pompeo to Meet With Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaking to the Iranian American community in California on July 22, 2018. Photo: YouTube screenshot. JNS.org – US Secretary...

British PM Theresa May’s premiership hangs by a thread

News 24Theresa May’s premiership is hanging by a thread as a high-profile Cabinet minister quit and a growing revolt over Brexit looked set to...
President Donald Trump talks about border security with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as Vice President Mike Pence sits nearby in the Oval Office on December 11, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

$2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan ‘Another Empty Promise’ From Trump

President Donald Trump talks about border security with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as Vice President Mike...

GitHub ‘Sponsors’ Now Lets Users Back Open Source Projects

Last year, Microsoft paid $7.5 billion to buy GitHub, the online home of thousands of open source software projects that power apps and sites...

New Report: UK Labour Leader Corbyn Defended 2005 Speech in Which Iran’s Ahmadinejad Vowed...

Britain’s opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his house in London, Aug. 6, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Toby Melville. It has been revealed that,...
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Five Things to Know About the Billionaire Donor Behind That Morehouse Gift

Smith was among the top donors to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Gustavo Rossi/Shutterstock By Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy — It’s graduation...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a speech in Tehran, Feb. 18, 2019. Photo: Khamenei.ir / Handout via Reuters. In Saturday’s early hours, when the attention...
UN’s Mandate to Protect Human Rights Takes Another Hit

UN’s Mandate to Protect Human Rights Takes Another Hit

By Thalif Deen, IPS — The UN’s longstanding mandate to promote and protect human rights worldwide –- undermined recently by right-wing nationalist governments and authoritarian...

Las Vegas Orders Up a Boring Company Loop

Since Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk joke-tweeted the Boring Company into existence two and a half years ago, the fledgling tunneling tech company...

New Poll of US Jews Connects Growing Anxiety Over Antisemitism With Broader Opposition to...

US President Donald Trump at the White House. Photo: Reuters / Carlos Barria. A clear majority of American Jews feel insecure and angry about antisemitism...
A Critical Hit to Huawei, the Student Space Race, and More News

A Critical Hit to Huawei, the Student Space Race, and More News

Trouble is brewing for a Chinese electronics giant, students sent a rocket into actual space, and the highly infectious measles just won't go away....
140 NYU School of Medicine Faculty, Alumni Urge President to Address ‘Climate of Antisemitism’

140 NYU School of Medicine Faculty, Alumni Urge President to Address ‘Climate of Antisemitism’

A New York University (NYU) building near Washington Square Park. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Alumni and faculty members of New York University’s School of Medicine called...
Au Danemark, Sonderborg face à la montée des eaux

Au Danemark, Sonderborg face à la montée des eaux

Première publication : 22/05/2019...
Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote,...

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work: ILO  Businesses...

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