The Government Is Secretly Huddling With Companies to Fight Extremism Online

A coalition of civil rights groups wants to be included in the meetings to keep the feds in check.


A film abhorrent to the Communist Party has proved a hit in the territory.

The Real Lesson of Ebola and Zika? We Need Much More Responsive Public Health Initiatives

We long ago abandoned control over Zika-carrying mosquitoes. There’s no excuse for being so short-sighted about public health initiatives.

The real war on coal is happening in China right now

The most important global warming story over the past two years has arguably been China’s struggle to suppress its once-insatiable appetite for coal.

U.S. Strikes a Blow Against Slave Labor in the Fishing Industry

This week, President Obama will sign legislation that will effectively ban imported seafood caught by forced labor, according to The New York Times. The Senate-approved amendment will close a loophole in the Tariff Act of 1930.

Why It Matters That This Woman You See Almost Every Time You Watch TV Is A Refugee

And her story is more amazing than you think.

‘Hamlet’ is depressing, but to these refugees, it was a welcome escape.

On Wednesday, Good Chance Calais, a nonprofit that brings music, art, and theater events to the Jungle, welcomed performers from the Globe to its stage for a production of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.”

How a City in France Got the World’s First Short-Story Vending Machines

The city of Grenoble, France, is testing the first models of a local startup’s short-story vending machine.

Denmark Sets Another World Record in Wind Energy Production

Denmark successfully produced an astonishing 42% of its power from windmills in 2015, the “highest proportion ever produced by any country,” reports the Local.

Refugee Newspaper Helps Immigrants Adjust to New Life in Germany

A group of refugees in Germany have launched an Arabic-language newspaper that will help other refugees become acclimated to their new host country. The publication will feature practical legal information about immigration and local news, as well as news from their homelands.