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Facebook hired a PR firm that attempted to discredit the company’s critics by claiming they were agents of the billionaire George Soros, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.
Soros is a Jewish philanthropist who is the frequent subject of antisemitic conspiracy theories. At the same ...
While violence and poverty have been cited as the reasons for the exodus, experts say the big picture is that changing climate is forcing farmers off their land – and it’s likely to get worse.“The focus on violence is eclipsing the big picture – which is that people are saying they are moving ...
The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilisation, say the world’s leading scientists.
The new estimate of the massacre of wildlife is made in a major report produced by WWF and involving 59 scientists from across the globe. It finds that the vast and...
Yemen could be facing the worst famine in 100 years if airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition are not halted, the UN has warned.If war continues, famine could engulf the country in the next three months, with 12 to 13 million civilians at risk of starvation, according to Lise Grande, the agency...
In Alabama, money keeps thousands of people away from the ballot box – and the state’s felon disenfranchisement policies are probably unconstitutional
Randi Lynn Williams assumes she will never be able to afford to vote again.
The 38-year-old resident of Dothan, Alabama, lost h...
UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says coal-fired electricity should end by 2050 if we are to limit global warming rises to 1.5C
The IPCC report is a wake-up call for slumbering world leaders,” says Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute.
The liberal order could fall apart just as suddenly as the USSR. If we want it to survive, we have to learn from what happened in Russia
Here’s the $64,000 question for our time: how did digital technologies go from being instruments for spreading democracy to tools for undermining it? Or, to put it a different way, how did social media go from empowering free speech to becoming a cornerstone of authoritarian power?
Former Apprentice contestant and ex-White House adviser writes in new memoir that she witnessed ‘truly appalling things’
The president’s press attacks don’t just threaten truth: they create an atmosphere in which journalists are in real danger
Exclusive: Prof Michael Mann declares the impacts of global warming are now ‘playing out in real-time’
The long read: No language in history has dominated the world quite like English does today. Is there any point in resisting?
Piece in Forbes magazine said libraries ‘don’t have the same value they used to’ and cost taxpayers too much
Mission carries on in Tham Luang caves in northern Thailand to rescue rest of football team and their coach
Justice Department seeks to sidestep Flores agreement that calls for children to be released after 20 days
Managers called TV news conference and bowed in apology at employee’s ‘deeply regrettable’ actions