The Great Barrier Reef has died 5 times in the last 30,000 years

The Great Barrier Reef has died 5 times in the last 30,000 years

The reef may be more resilient than we thoughtArco Images GmbH / Alamy Stock Photo The Great Barrier Reef is a master at cheating death. It has resurrected itself five times in the last 30,000 years after being wiped out by dramatic environmental shifts. Jody Webster at the University of Sydney and his colleagues studied samples […]

Despite Its Recent Postmortem, the New York Times Obituaries Desk Is Still Overlooking Women and People of Color

Despite Its Recent Postmortem, the New York Times Obituaries Desk Is Still Overlooking Women and People of Color

Fading black and white images help illustrate “Overlooked,” a recent series of freshly penned obituaries for long-dead women who the New York Times forgot or failed to memorialize in their day. Through a gauzy lens of history and seeming regret, America’s paper of record finally acknowledged the likes of poet Sylvia Plath, photographer Diane Arbus, and […]

Times past of Women’s Determine Skating

Times past of Women’s Determine Skating

Women’s figure skating is one of the most eagerly watched events of any Winter Olympics, with reliably high American viewership numbers at the events of the past 30 years. Just like famous skaters such as Michelle Kwan, Dorothy Hamill and Peggy Fleming before them, this year’s female soloists hitting the ice in PyeongChang will be […]

Lee Camp Fixes NY Times’ Irresponsible Reporting Of Police Brutality Incident

Lee Camp Fixes NY Times’ Irresponsible Reporting Of Police Brutality Incident

media accountability The NY Times reporter goes with the government/police line that the REAL problem is the pranksters who call the cops. Sure, we shouldn’t like pranksters calling the cops. BUT the real point is – it SHOULDN’T MATTER. If the cops are called to the wrong place, they should be rational enough to figure out, “Hey, there […]