Does denying trans identity impact mental health?

Does denying trans identity impact mental health?

By Bethany Grace Howe “Sticks and stones may break my bones – but words will never hurt me,” goes the playground rhyme. But the adage is only half right, according to my research on transgender mental health. Words can hurt. In October, The New York Times published a...
Could a recession be just around the corner?

Could a recession be just around the corner?

By Amitrajeet A. Batabyal The U.S. economy is growing at the fastest pace in five years, American companies are earning record profits and unemployment is at the lowest level in almost half a century. So why are Wall Street and some economists suddenly worried about...
Why are radical environmentalists being persecuted?

Why are radical environmentalists being persecuted?

By Heather Alberro Climate change, deforestation, widespread pollution and the sixth mass extinction of biodiversity all define living in our world today – an era that has come to be known as “the Anthropocene”. These crises are underpinned by production and...
Who are the Gilets jaunes?

Who are the Gilets jaunes?

By France Grenaudier-Klijn For the past four weeks, the Gilets jaunes – meaning ‘yellow vests’ – protests have dominated the French socio-political landscape and monopolised the media. This, even though active participants in the movement number less than 17% of...
What is NASA’s new lander doing on Mars?

What is NASA’s new lander doing on Mars?

By Chris Benton With much fanfare from the press, following a six-month 483 million km journey to reach our neighbouring planet, on 26 November 2018 NASA’s lander InSight successfully touched down on the vast, flat Martian plain of Elysian Planitia. Close to...