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The Guardian Continues To Pare U.S. Edition

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.22.2017 | Media

The Guardian plans to cut costs in its U.S. operation by 20 percent and is offering staff members buyouts for the second time in six months, with layo...

Police Kill Because Their Adversaries Are Likely To Have Guns

Mike Weisser | Posted 03.02.2017 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Now that we finally have a president who “supports the police” and promises to end the “dangerous anti-police atmosphere in America,” we can b...

Woolly Mammoth Could Be 'De-Extinct' In 2 Years, Scientist Says

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.16.2017 | Weird News

Did we learn nothing from “Jurassic Park?” A Harvard University scientist told The Guardian this week that his team is only two years from resurre...

Let A 101-Year-Old Artist Show You How To Handle Sexist Double Standards

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.03.2017 | Arts

At 101 years old, abstract painter Carmen Herrera is beyond over the art world’s misogynist double standards. The prolific artist, whose work is cur...

The Media Beat's Annual Best Corrections (2016)

David Tereshchuk | Posted 12.29.2016 | Media
David Tereshchuk

We in the media made more mistakes in 2016 than in any previous year, ever. I feel confident in baldly stating that as incontrovertible fact. Where...

Black People Are Way More Likely To Be Killed By Police Than Their White Peers: Study

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 12.22.2016 | Politics

A working study published by Harvard economist Roland Fryer in July made a bold assertion: While black people are more likely to have force used again...

Sport And Society For Arete -- Sexual Abuse In British Youth Football

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.08.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It has been almost three weeks now since the first stories of child abuse in British football were published in The Guardian. The first revelation inv...

America's Bigotry and Hate Speech Problem Can't Be Ignored

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 10.18.2016 | Politics
Eric Yaverbaum

In an age where being politically correct and standing up for social justice are seen as weaknesses, those that are victims of social injustice are often berated with slurs, insults, and threats through social media.

Poisoned Politics

Rep. Chris Taylor | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Rep. Chris Taylor

Why would Governor Walker and legislative Republicans look the other way when our state already had a high incidence of lead poisoned children, particularly in the wake of the Flint water crisis?

Sport and Society for Arete - Goodell and Drones

Richard Crepeau | Posted 09.16.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

For the past few years the NFL, through the pious pronouncements from its Commissioner, Roger Goodell, has professed a heavy commitment to safety, wit...

Trump's a Micromanager: What's Wrong With That?

Ira Kalb | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

According to the Guardian, Donald Trump's former employees say he is micromanager. Trump supporters will either contend or defend this allegation whil...

(VIDEO) Guardian's U.S. Chief Prefers Branded Content To Short-Term, Annoying Ads

Andy Plesser | Posted 07.08.2016 | Media
Andy Plesser

Back in the eighties, Eamonn Store piloted Royal Navy ships around the Caribbean. Now the former advertising executive is the latest chief at the hel...

Explaining Snowden, Petraeus, Manning, and Clinton

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
Anhvinh Doanvo

Even in the era of widening partisan gaps, it would be ill-advised to throw around indictments willy-nilly. Voters use James Comey's statements for the insights on Clinton's fitness for the presidency, not prison.

What It's Like To Be Harassed Online Every Day As A Feminist

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 06.25.2016 | Women

As a columnist who covers feminism for The Guardian U.S., Jessica Valenti has experienced it all when it comes to internet trolls. Especially since sh...

We Should Treat Jo Cox's Murderer and The Orlando Shooter As Lone Wolves

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 06.20.2016 | Home
Anhvinh Doanvo

Jo Cox's assassination demonstrates the illogic of our conflation between lone wolves and larger, potentially violent, national groups. Although ISIS is a heinous organization threatening Western interests in Syria and Iraq, it is dangerous to conflate the actions of lone wolves pledging to ISIS with ISIS just as it is absurd to perceive Mair's actions as a threat coming from Britain First.

King Leer

Francis Levy | Posted 06.17.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Is this not a case of injustice collecting and is anyone who makes such a point to the author, just another online harasser? What's the exact crime? Looking at women's or men's bodies?

South America's Leftist Implosion: Let the Debate Begin

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.27.2016 | Home
Nikolas Kozloff

From Venezuela to Brazil to Argentina, the political left is crumbling, raising real questions about the durability of South America's so-called "Pink Tide." In Caracas, the future of Chávez protégé Nicolás Maduro remains unclear amidst plunging world oil prices, rampant inflation, power shortages and scarcity of basic goods.

For 4 Days, Portugal Ran on Renewable Energy Alone

Atlas Obscura | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

For 107 hours, from May 7 to May 11, Portugal was the greenest country in the world.

Media, The Myth of Trump and What Really Matters

Paul Stoller | Posted 05.23.2016 | Media
Paul Stoller

Circus-like media attention is good for ratings, for advertising revenues, for circulation and for Mr. Trump. It enables Mr. Trump to spin--with ever-increasing brilliance--the myth of his invincible persona.

What Makes a Good Revival? Thoughts on This Season's Tony Nominees

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.17.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

What makes a good revival? Is it just lovingly recreating an original or a prior revival? Or does it require reinvention? It depends who you ask. Th...

World War II Museum in the Focus of International Attention

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 05.09.2016 | Home
Pawel Adamowicz

You probably have heard about nearly finished World War II museum in Gdańsk, since international media, like "Washington Post" or "The Guardian", hav...

Study Proves What Women Journalists Already Know About Online Abuse

The Guardian | Paul Vale | Posted 04.12.2016 | Technology

Comments allow readers to respond to an article instantly, asking questions, pointing out errors, giving new leads....

The Paternalistic Fallacy of the "Nordic Model" of Prostitution

Cas Mudde | Posted 04.11.2016 | Home
Cas Mudde

This week France became the fifth European country to make it illegal to buy sex. This so-called "Nordic Model," which is actually only implemented by some Nordic countries, is gaining momentum throughout the continent and its proponents are trying, so far unsuccessfully, to make it a EU-wide reality.

Likability Matters Most in the 2016 Election

Rebecca Costa | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics
Rebecca Costa

History has shown that Americans will, and have, accepted unlikeable leaders, when individuals possess exceptional talent. But in 2016, likeability, not talent, may be the most important attribute going, because it insures amnesty for insults, snarky come-backs and wild accusations.

Maternal Monday - Translating Social Action into Maternal Education

Toyin Ojora-Saraki | Posted 02.22.2017 | Impact
Toyin Ojora-Saraki

Social Media Week in Nigeria this #MaternalMonday is especially inspiring as it allows us to mark the coming together of maternal advocacy and social media. To celebrate, we are highlighting what we have achieved through our social media advocacy and health educational antenatal classes