#Current events

  • Article: Robots Are Racist and Sexist Because So Are the Humans They're Learning From
    Finance & Innovation

    Robots Are Racist and Sexist Because So Are the Humans They're Learning From

    By Joe McCarthy| April 20, 2017

    “This is showing we’re prejudiced and that AI is learning it.” Read more

  • Article: Arctic Waters Could Soon Be Choked by Plastic, Expert Warns
    Environment

    Arctic Waters Could Soon Be Choked by Plastic, Expert Warns

    By Joe McCarthy| April 19, 2017

    "[There's] five plastic grocery bags filled with plastic for every foot of coastline in the world." Read more

  • Article: This Women-Led Mosque Wants to End Gender Discrimination in Islam
    Girls & Women

    This Women-Led Mosque Wants to End Gender Discrimination in Islam

    By Joe McCarthy| April 19, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "Islam is about social justice." Read more

  • Article: ‘This Is the Year’: An Alaska Town Hopes, Prays, to Catch a Whale
    Food & Hunger

    ‘This Is the Year’: An Alaska Town Hopes, Prays, to Catch a Whale

    By Joe McCarthy| April 18, 2017

    For Alaska’s indigenous people, whaling is a way of life. Read more

  • Article: The Climate Catastrophe in Alaska Nobody Is Talking About
    Environment

    The Climate Catastrophe in Alaska Nobody Is Talking About

    By Joe McCarthy| April 18, 2017

    It’s burning. Read more

  • Article: 'Abnormal' Beards Are Now Banned in This Region of China
    Citizenship

    'Abnormal' Beards Are Now Banned in This Region of China

    By Joe McCarthy| March 31, 2017

    It’s part of a long-standing campaign of repression in the region. Read more

  • Article: Trevor Noah Has a Brilliant Idea for Saving Meals on Wheels From Trump's Budget Cuts
    Food & Hunger

    Trevor Noah Has a Brilliant Idea for Saving Meals on Wheels From Trump's Budget Cuts

    By Joe McCarthy| March 29, 2017

    “The Trump administration will defend Putin, white supremacists, and sexual assault." Read more

  • Article: Trump Destroys Obama’s Climate Progress With Stroke of a Pen
    Environment

    Trump Destroys Obama’s Climate Progress With Stroke of a Pen

    By Joe McCarthy| March 28, 2017

    How will the world respond? Read more