What are the social impacts of climate change?

What are the social impacts of climate change?

By Ben Goldson With the impacts of climate change increasingly apparent, how will this manifest in society? During the lead-up to the 2016 primary season for the Democratic Party, candidate Bernie Sanders cited climate change as the largest threat to America’s...
Q+A: Venezuela in crisis: How did we get here?

Q+A: Venezuela in crisis: How did we get here?

Venezuela is once again at a crossroads. The opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself the interim leader of the country, while calls are growing internationally for President Nicolas Maduro to step aside. But what is the historic context behind the ongoing...
Can bots shift public opinion?

Can bots shift public opinion?

By Tauhid Zaman Even a few bots can shift public opinion in big ways, according to new research from Tauhid Zaman. Nearly two-thirds of the social media bots with political activity on Twitter before the 2016 U.S. presidential election supported Donald Trump. But all...