Violenza sui social media e online

Welcome everyone, I am Arianna Enrichens, Politecnico di Torino Counselor “Consigliera di Fiducia”. On the occasion of November 25th, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Politecnico promotes awareness on violence against women. Violence against women is defined by the Istanbul Convention as a violation of human rights and a form of discrimination, covering all acts […]

Breaking Into Prison: Drug Smuggling on the Inside

There’s a thriving black market operating in Britain’s prisons with a record number of contraband being smuggled in every day. Controlled drug, firearm, offensive weapon, alcohol, mobile telephone, we’ve got tobacco, money, computer equipment, maximum penalty two years’ imprisonment. But I know these things are getting in there, I know they are. I want to know who’s doing […]

How to deconstruct racism, one headline at a time | Baratunde Thurston

My parents gave me an extraordinary name: Baratunde Rafiq Thurston. Now, Baratunde is based on a Yoruba name from Nigeria, but we’re not Nigerian. (Laughter) That’s just how black my mama was. (Laughter) “Get this boy the blackest name possible. What does the book say?” (Laughter) Rafiq is an Arabic name, but we are not Arabs. My mom […]

Steven Pinker: Violence Trends Are Understood by Analyzing Data, Not Reading Headlines

Historic trends in violence can’t be assessed by headlines. Headlines are about things that happen and they give you no indication whatsoever of how common a particular activity is. Because you never see a reporter standing outside a school saying here I am in front of Maplewood High School, which hasn’t been shot up today. Or here I […]

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