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Spanish Women in Science

Spanish Women in Science Spanish Women in Science

Josefina Castellví (1935), Spanish oceanographer, biologist, and writer. Maria Andresa Casamayor (1720- 1780), Spanish mathematician. Margarita Salas (1938-2019), Spanish biochemis...

Apr 30, 2024 / OppArt / Adriana Mosquera Soto

Hundreds of protestors including Google workers are gathered in front of Google's San Francisco offices and shut down traffic at One Market Street block on Thursday evening, demanding an end to its work with the Israeli government, and to protest Israeli attacks on Gaza, in San Francisco, California, United States on December 14, 2023.

Google Fired Us for Protesting Its Complicity in the War on Gaza. But We Won’t Be Silenced. Google Fired Us for Protesting Its Complicity in the War on Gaza. But We Won’t Be Silenced.

We have been demanding that Google cut its ties to Israel’s apartheid government for years, and we’re not stopping now.

Apr 29, 2024 / Mohammad Khatami, Zelda Montes, and Kate Sim

A Lifetime Sentence: Imprisoned Minds

A Lifetime Sentence: Imprisoned Minds A Lifetime Sentence: Imprisoned Minds

Incarcerated people’s mental health is ignored.

Apr 26, 2024 / OppArt / Hector Manuel Rodriguez

Passengers on a sightseeing bus wear masks on Thursday, January 4, 2024 in Washington, DC.

The Covid Revisionists Are Endangering Us All The Covid Revisionists Are Endangering Us All

As the possibility of a new pandemic looms, influential figures are telling us we shouldn’t have been so worried about the last one. This spells trouble.

Apr 25, 2024 / Gregg Gonsalves

Iranian oil refinery

In the Race to Lower Global Emissions, the Middle East Is Certainly Not Helping In the Race to Lower Global Emissions, the Middle East Is Certainly Not Helping

Some of the countries facing the biggest threat from the climate crisis seem all too intent on making it far worse.

Apr 25, 2024 / Juan Cole

A still from an EducateUS ad, showing a Black teen raising her hand.

On Sex Ed, “Our Side” Is Finally Fighting Back On Sex Ed, “Our Side” Is Finally Fighting Back

The new group EducateUS is creating a counter-movement to the conservative groups stoking a culture war over sexuality education.

Apr 24, 2024 / Joan Walsh

Jessi Jezewska Stevens

Data, Desire, and Where Fiction Goes Next Data, Desire, and Where Fiction Goes Next

The Nation speaks to Jessi Jezewska Stevens about her new short-story collection, which dramatizes late-capitalist living.

Apr 24, 2024 / Q&A / Rose D’Amora

Trump leaving court

Is Donald Trump on Drugs? If Not, He Should Be. Is Donald Trump on Drugs? If Not, He Should Be.

His true addiction explains the president’s doziness.

Apr 22, 2024 / Jeet Heer

The Use of “Attention Capture” Technologies in Our Classrooms Has Created a Crisis 

The Use of “Attention Capture” Technologies in Our Classrooms Has Created a Crisis  The Use of “Attention Capture” Technologies in Our Classrooms Has Created a Crisis 

We have a choice: We can allow Big Tech to solve the problem with invasive brain technology. Or we can let educators teach students how to pay attention. 

Apr 22, 2024 / Jac Mullen

Dr. Hilary Cass in London

What the Cass Review Means for Trans Kids in Britain—and Beyond What the Cass Review Means for Trans Kids in Britain—and Beyond

A new review of gender-affirming healthcare in England could change the way gender-questioning children and young everywhere people receive care.

Apr 19, 2024 / Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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