Tim Radford / Climate News NetworkOct 10, 2019
Carbon dioxide levels are higher now than in all human history, and prehistory too: a low-carbon world nurtured our distant forebears. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard detained the dual Canadian-Iranian citizen for allegedly fostering a “soft feminist revolution” and are denying her her rights and even medical treatment.Iran’s Revolutionary Guard detained the Canadian-Iranian dual citizen for allegedly fostering a “soft feminist revolution” and are denying her her rights and even medical treatment. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigMay 21, 2015
The major discovery in Africa of tools dating around 3.3 million years old has forced scientists to push back the standard dating of the dawn of culture by 700,000 years. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigMay 15, 2015
A review of the way gatherer-hunters live in our own time suggests that the gender inequality observed today did not exist for the vast majority of our evolutionary history. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJan 23, 2015
Anthropologist Scott Atran interviewed would-be and convicted terrorists to learn about the combination of religion, European culture and influence from terrorist organizations that drove the gunmen in the attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigDec 7, 2014
A new survey of 12 populations around the world challenges the commonly held assumption that human beings naturally prefer highly masculine men and highly feminine women. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJun 6, 2014
"Hunter-gatherers—and presumably all our ancestors—lived as equals," explains a brief Science magazine survey of the accumulated research into the socioeconomic conditions that prevailed across the vast majority of human existence. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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Jones' new book, "They Were Soldiers," was written to give veterans and their families alienated and estranged by war a chance to find their way back to one another. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 19, 2011
Protesters continued to occupy Manhattan's financial district Monday. "Democracy Now!" has footage of the demonstration and interviews with activists, including a conversation with distinguished anthropologist, author and protest-goer David Graeber. (more) Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 29, 2010
President Obama asked for a better health care plan, so here it is. Native people say "Avatar" is real, so there. But why are they digging up Leonardo da Vinci -- and is there anything left? These stories and more on today's list. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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