The Language of Families

Irish voters will cast ballots in a nationwide referendum on March 8 – International Women’s Day – to determine how their country’s constitution depicts families and motherhood. Advocates are seeking to alter the constitution in the largely Catholic, Western European nation to reflect more progressive perspectives....

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Round Two

The International Criminal Court (ICC) issued warrants this week for two Russian military leaders accused of war crimes in Ukraine, the second time the Netherlands-based court has ordered the arrest of Moscow officials since the conflict began two years ago, the Washington Post reported. Tuesday’s warrants...

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Dishing Out Blame

An investigation into Israel’s worst civilian disaster found that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “bears personal responsibility” for the 2021 stampede that killed 45 Jewish pilgrims in northern Israel, Agence France-Presse reported Wednesday. In April 2021, tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews gathered for an annual pilgrimage...

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A Dark Past

Violence is ubiquitous throughout human history: Now, a new study on Stone Age Europeans is showing that farmer-settler groups brutally wiped out nomadic hunter-gatherers thousands of years ago, Science Alert reported. To arrive at this conclusion, an international research team conducted a thorough DNA analysis of...

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