Media Watch

'19Jan
22

Trump's Border Wall Highlights the Climate-Migration Connection

President Trump likely would scoff at any suggestion that his desire for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border has anything to do with climate change.But researchers in fields from geography to behavioral science...
'19Jan
22

Exclusive: DNA solves Rudolf Hess doppelgänger conspiracy theory

It is one of the greatest remaining conspiracy theories of the second world war. In May 1941, Adolf Hitler’s deputy führer, Rudolf Hess, flew solo from Germany to Scotland in an apparent attempt to broker a peace...
'19Jan
21

Babies wanted: Nordic countries crying out for kids as demographics put region in same sinking boat as Japan

OSLO - “Norway needs more children! I don’t think I need to tell anyone how this is done,” Norway’s prime minister said cheekily, but she was raising a real concern.Too few babies are being born in the Nordic...
'19Jan
19

Academic BDS should be directed against Turkey and the Palestinians

Winfield MyersAcademic boycotts, rightly understood and employed, are an effective means of isolating and stigmatizing universities and other institutions that support authoritarian regimes (like Erdogan’s Turkey)...
'19Jan
18

Why a Scientist Is Running for Seattle City Council

My 10-year plan never included completing my PhD and running for elected office at the same time, but I’ve never been averse to a challenge.I’ve always been a scientist: in fifth grade my best friend and I swabbed...
'19Jan
15

Cabinet shuffle shows reconciliation no longer priority for Trudeau, say Indigenous advocates

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to break up the "dream team" that was leading the work of mending Canada's relationship with Indigenous Peoples is triggering concerns Ottawa is pulling back on its...
'19Jan
15

The Odyssey: Greece’s U-214 Submarine Order

Papanikolis at HDW (click to view full) On Monday Sept 21/09, ThyssenKrupp Marine informed the Greek Minister of Defence that it was canceling “The Archimedes Project” contract for 4 U-214 diesel-electric...
'19Jan
09

Parliament updates live | Economically weaker SCs, STs and OBCs are excluded from the 10%, says Kapil Sibal

Winter Session in Rajya Sabha has been extended by a day till January 9, for the House to discuss various Bills including the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed by the Lower House on Tuesday. ...
'19Jan
09

Parliament updates live | Reservation does not come under the Basic Structure of the Constitution, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Winter Session in Rajya Sabha has been extended by a day till January 9, for the House to discuss various Bills including the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed by the Lower House on Tuesday. ...
'19Jan
09

ISIS is far from being defeated as a fighting force or ideology

The rest of this article could be spent trying to divine the US policy in Syria. But it's easier to ask whether ISIS is defeated or not.For sure, it's a shadow of what is was at the zenith of the self-declared...
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