Tag: Publishing

The Guerrilla Girls Canceled Their Book Contract With Phaidon Over Billionaire Owner Leon Black’s ‘Shady Dealings’ With Jeffrey Epstein

The Guerrilla Girls are once again calling on New York’s Museum of Modern Art to remove chairman Leon Black from its board due to his longstanding ties to the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The anonymous feminist art collective also canceled their 2018 book…

/ February 2, 2021
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The cloudy science on school reopening during the pandemic

President Biden's plan to accelerate the reopening of K-8 schools faces major challenges from a still out-of-control pandemic and more contagious coronavirus variants.Why it matters: The longer American kids miss in-person schooling, the further they fall behind. But the uncertain…

/ January 23, 2021
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Street Artists Around the World Captured a Turbulent Year in Real Time—See the Beautiful and Unforgettable Works of 2020 Here

For much of the year, the best—and safest—place to see art was on the street. And perhaps more than in any other year, street art offered a real-time distillation of the events shaping our lives. Across the globe, artwork speaking…

/ December 31, 2020
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Humans learn from mistakes — so why do we hide our failures?

A few years ago I had the pleasure of listening to the highly-influential legal scholar Cass Sunstein speak in the flesh. Cass wrote the best-selling book Nudge, along with his long-time collaborator Richard Thaler. Thaler subsequently won the Nobel Prize…

/ December 27, 2020
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COVID-19 recovery is an opportunity to tackle worsening climate crisis: New report

We are at a moment of overlapping planetary health emergencies: COVID-19 and climate change. Both have their origins at the intersection of humanity and the rest of the natural world, both exacerbate pre-existing health inequities and both have the ability…

/ December 3, 2020
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Scientists: Here’s how to fight back against anti-maskers, climate deniers and anti-vaxxers

“If we cannot talk about sex, then we cannot talk about good sex,” proclaimed gynecologist Jennifer Gunter on a trailer for Jensplaining, her show on female reproductive health. Gunter is an example of a scientist using non-traditional platforms to communicate…

/ November 29, 2020
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The Science Behind Social Science Gets Shaken Up—Again

Taking a lice-grade comb to press coverage of Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign can feel a little like relitigating, but in light of recent news about President Donald Trump, consider this article: “It Really Doesn’t Matter if Hillary…

/ August 27, 2018
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Vox Sentences: Disarray down under

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Keeping up with the…

/ August 24, 2018
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Vox Sentences: The Trump administration is not down with CPP

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. The Trump administration releases…

/ August 23, 2018
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Etrange Festival 2018 : first titles revealed

L'Etrange Festival will held its 24th edition from the 5th to the 16th of september 2018. The french festival has grown to be one of the french's most anticipated festival for many genre lovers, tho the festival regularly abolish movie…

/ August 10, 2018
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The NYT adds a personalized ‘news feed’ to its iOS app

The New York Times announced on Friday how it’s adding its own take on Facebook-style News Feed to its mobile app. Yes, literally a news feed. The publication says it will now allow its iOS app users to customize their…

/ August 6, 2018
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Israel sentences Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour to 5 months in prison over poem

An Israeli district court sentenced Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour, 36, to five months in prison and a six-month suspended sentence on Tuesday for posting a poem she wrote to social media in 2015.  Tatour, a Palestinian citizen of Israel from…

/ July 31, 2018
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The Last-Ditch Legal Fight to Stop 3-D Printed Guns

For the last half decade, 3-D printed pistols and metal-milled "ghost guns" have only rarely caught the attention of lawmakers, and have barely registered in the mainstream of America's gun control debate. But now, a controversial legal settlement may have…

/ July 31, 2018
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Bitmain Discloses Shipping and Mining Policies for a ‘Fair and Transparent Ecosystem’

Chinese mining hardware giant Bitmain, one of the leading Bitcoin (BTC) mining firms worldwide, announced its policies for mining practices, according to an official blogpost July 25. The recent list of policies intend to show Bitmain’s commitment to providing a…

/ July 26, 2018