‘What Exactly Do You Fear?’: Students Test Limits of #MeToo in China

‘What Exactly Do You Fear?’: Students Test Limits of #MeToo in China

The debate has pitted college students and professors in opposition to a authorities that seems more and more illiberal of dissent. President Xi Jinping, who rose to energy in 2012, has discouraged the propagation of Western affect at universities and has urged stricter oversight of lessons and professors. As the #MeToo motion has spread on […]

Do Gun Owners Want Gun Control? Yes, Some Say, Post-Parkland

Do Gun Owners Want Gun Control? Yes, Some Say, Post-Parkland

As young survivors of the Parkland shooting lead efforts to tighten limits on firearms, they’ve met deep resistance from robust supporters of gun rights, and each side have dug in. But the renewed nationwide gun debate — reignited once more after the capturing within the Nashville Waffle House — has gotten the eye of a […]

Opinion

Opinion

In May 1968, France loved a 5 p.c financial progress charge, and its inhabitants was younger. It had fewer college students — most of them little children of the bourgeoisie — and extra industrial employees. Trade unions had been robust. The largest union, the C.G.T., was intently linked to the Communist Party, which garnered about […]

Met With Days of Protests, Nicaragua’s Leader Vows to Reverse Course

Met With Days of Protests, Nicaragua’s Leader Vows to Reverse Course

If something, college students at Polytechnic University in Managua, who had been protesting for days, appeared galvanized by Mr. Ortega’s Sunday announcement. “We’re not going to move,” stated Golden Rivas, 36, a nursing main who had been on the Polytechnic University all through the sit in. Dara Nicole Díaz, 18, a graphic design main, whipped […]

Opinion

Opinion

We entered Barnard and Columbia within the mid-1960s optimistic, desirous to study and happy with our new colleges. By the tip of May 1968, virtually a thousand of us had been arrested, overwhelmed or expelled (as I used to be) by our beloved college. Beginning on April 23, 1968, in an act of protest in […]

Texas Boy Dies After Being Hit by Truck During School Walkout on Guns

Texas Boy Dies After Being Hit by Truck During School Walkout on Guns

Another spokesman for the Police Department, Sgt. Robert Gomez, mentioned on the information convention: “It is illegal to walk on a highway. It’s next to impossible for motorists to move out of the way of pedestrians on the roadway and that’s why it’s a restricted passage.” On social media, some blamed the walkout for Jonathan’s […]

Armenia Detains 3 Opposition Leaders Amid Protests

Armenia Detains three Opposition Leaders Amid Protests

Photo An indication in Yerevan, Armenia, on Saturday towards the appointment of Serzh Sarksyan, the previous president, as prime minister. Credit Reuters YEREVAN, Armenia — The Armenian police detained three opposition leaders on Sunday and dispersed protesters on the 10th day of demonstrations towards the appointment of former President Serzh Sarksyan as prime minister, in […]

Neo-Nazi Rally Draws About Two Dozen People and Upends a Small Georgia City

Neo-Nazi Rally Draws About Two Dozen People and Upends a Small Georgia City

In a speech, Jeff Schoep, who leads the National Socialist Movement and was additionally on the rally in Charlottesville, criticized illegal immigration, skinny jeans and the removal of Confederate monuments, including that he was “standing on behalf of white nationalism, white patriotism and our history as American people.” In entrance of the rally members was […]

Where Countries Are Tinderboxes and Facebook Is a Match

Where Countries Are Tinderboxes and Facebook Is a Match

‘You Report to Facebook. They Do Nothing’ In a small workplace lined with posters in Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital, members of an advocacy group known as the Center for Policy Alternatives watched as hate exploded on Facebook — all impressed by the video from Ampara, which had overtaken Sinhalese social media in only a week. […]