To fight US racism, research prescribes a nationwide healing process

口交电影The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama, documents the lynchings of more than 4,400 people between 1877 and 1950.AP Photo/Beth J. HarpazAs the U.S. prepares to celebrate...

Media have helped create a crisis of democracy - now they must play a vital role in its revival

ShutterstockIn May 2020, with the world still in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic, Margaret MacMillan, an historian at the University of Toronto, wrote an essay in The Economist about the possibil...

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In many countries the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating, not slowing

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating. While some countries such as Australia and New Zealand have managed to flatten the curve, in many other parts of the world the number of cases ...

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The government is making ‘job-ready’ degrees cheaper for students – but cutting funding to the same courses

One objective of the government’s recently announced funding changes for universities is to increase the number of graduates in areas of expected employment growth – such as teaching, nurs...

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Watching Hamilton today – musical drama can be radical, just don't believe all the hype

Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune/TNSWhen Disney releases a film version of the musical Hamilton on July 3, it will be 11 years since Lin-Manuel Miranda performed an early number at a White House evening...

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Climate Explained: what Earth would be like if we hadn't pumped greenhouse gases into the atmosphere

OSORIOartist/ShutterstockCC BY-NDClimate Explained is a collaboration between The Conversation, Stuff and the New Zealand Science Media Centre to answer your questions about climate change.If you have...

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