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Pregnancy Is Riskier Than Abortion

The idea that abortion causes physical and mental damage to those who choose it has permeated our culture for decades. But evidence shows pregnancy is the riskier state of affairs. May 5, 2022 By Emily Willingham Popular opinion holds that … Continue reading

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How Youth Skills Training In Kenya Can Reduce Inequality

“How youth skills training in Kenya can reduce inequality,” by Moses Ngware, African Population and Health Research Center Sub-Saharan Africa’s burgeoning population of young people is considered one of its greatest untapped resources. Young men and women aged 15-24 constitute … Continue reading

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Weaponized Empathy

Weaponized Empathy The impulse to look out for other people can be hijacked to spread confusion and misinformation. April 28, 2023 By JoBeth McDaniel At a recent party, a stranger standing next to me spoke up suddenly when a snazzy … Continue reading

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Not Just Surviving, But Thriving

D. Watkins and Nia Johnson: Not Just Surviving, but Thriving There’s often a vast chasm between people’s moral aspirations and the things they need to do just to survive in a brutal world. February 1, 2024 By Corey S. Powell … Continue reading

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Canada Needs A Focused And Flexible Foreign Policy After Years of Inconsistency

“Canada needs a focused and flexible foreign policy after years of inconsistency,” Yasar Bukan, Toronto Metropolitan University Canadian foreign policy has often been rife with lingering dilemmas and abstract long-term objectives. It could become even murkier if Donald Trump is … Continue reading

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How To Thrive At Work If Your Older Boss Expects Hustle Culture

“How to thrive at work if your older boss expects hustle culture,” by Sorin Rizeanu, University of Victoria Portia from the comedy-drama series The White Lotus is the epitome of Generation Z. As the assistant for a self-absorbed heiress, she … Continue reading

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Women Four Times More Likely To Experience Sexual Assault At Work

“Women four times more likely to experience sexual assault at work,” by Peter Smith, University of Toronto Violence-related injuries at work are on the rise across Canada and this is especially the case for women, according to two recent studies … Continue reading

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Earth Day: ‘Green Muscle Memory’ And Climate Education

“Earth Day: ‘Green muscle memory’ and climate education promote behaviour change,” by Preety Sharma, University of Toronto and Ayeshah Haque, University of Toronto This year, organizers of Earth Day are calling for widespread climate education as a critical step in … Continue reading

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Shifts In How Sex And Gender Identity Are edfined May Alter Human Rights Protections:

“Shifts in how sex and gender identity are defined may alter human rights protections: Canadians deserve to know how and why,” by Debra M Haak, Queen’s University, Ontario Recent education policy changes and protests about sex education reveal increasing concern and … Continue reading

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If I Can Dream: The Elvis Tribute To Martin Luther King, Jr.

“If I can dream: The Elvis tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.,” by Robert Morrison, Queen’s University, Ontario Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was standing on the second-storey balcony of the Lorraine Motel in … Continue reading

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