Category Archives: Social

Katie Anthony Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser Christine Blasey Ford is changing how society deals with sexual assault … – NBCNews.com


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Katie Anthony Brett Kavanaugh's accuser Christine Blasey Ford is changing how society deals with sexual assault …
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We are demanding that everyone step up for victims, for a change, and I believe that the resistance to the character assassination of Christine Blasey Ford is evidence of a seismic social shift, a fatal tremor in the bedrock of the idea that an

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Science, food, society: EFSA conference 2018 – day 3 – EFSA news (press release)

Science, food, society: EFSA conference 2018 – day 3
EFSA news (press release)
Topics include: the relevance of societal engagement in regulatory science and decision-making, opportunities and challenges for risk assessment vis-à-vis an exponential explosion of data, and ways to prepare for the scientific and social advances of …

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Civil Society for Poverty Reduction welcomes the firing of Emerine Kabanshi – Lusaka Times


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Civil Society for Poverty Reduction welcomes the firing of Emerine Kabanshi
Lusaka Times
He explained that many poor people in the country depend on the social cash transfer scheme which they received bi-monthly for their livelihood, and having it frozen by donor aid means hunger for the vulnerable in society. He explained that many

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German society not as polarized as you’d think, study shows – Deutsche Welle


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German society not as polarized as you'd think, study shows
Deutsche Welle
Much of the media — social media in particular — paint a black-and-white picture of Germany. On the one hand, there are the supporters of Chancellor Angela Merkel. On the other hand, her opponents, including many voters and sympathizers of right-wing …

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Where you live might influence how you measure up against your peers – Science Daily


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Where you live might influence how you measure up against your peers
Science Daily
A recent study in social psychology conducted at the University of Cologne and London Business School has for the first time shown that social comparison is linked to two fundamental features of human society: tightness, or the strength of social norms

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For the benefit of society, get out of your comfort zone – Washington Post


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For the benefit of society, get out of your comfort zone
Washington Post
Jutta Allmendinger is the president of the WZB Berlin Social Science Center and a fellow at the Thomas Mann House in Los Angeles. BERLIN — German citizens are increasingly alienated from each other, with a large gap between how people view …

Housing associations praise May’s £2bn plan as ‘total step change’ – The Guardian


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Housing associations praise May's £2bn plan as 'total step change'
The Guardian
May used a significant section of her speech to pointedly praise social housing, a sign of the gradual shift in the Conservative party away from the primacy of boosting home ownership, which is an increasingly unrealistic goal for many young people.
PM to address the National Housing Federation SummitGOV.UK

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Social enterprises ‘contribute £60bn to the economy each year’ – Third Sector


Third Sector
Social enterprises 'contribute £60bn to the economy each year'
Third Sector
Lord Victor Adebowale, chair of SEUK, said: "The public, politicians and experts all agree that we need to find a different way of doing business if we are going to balance growth with the needs of society. Fortunately, we have 100,000 social

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Affordable housing grows in Nanaimo – Times Colonist


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Affordable housing grows in Nanaimo
Times Colonist
The new facilities were owned by the Mount Benson Senior Citizens Housing Society, established about 40 years ago. The Affordable Housing Society already owns seven social housing buildings, mainly serving seniors. It operates facilities for citizens

News Analysis: Brazil’s presidential election depicts polarized society – Xinhua

News Analysis: Brazil's presidential election depicts polarized society
Xinhua
18 (Xinhua) — Less than three weeks to go before Brazilians go to the polls to elect a new president on Oct. 7, the election is revealing an increasingly polarized society, according to political observers. Pre-election surveys and the candidates

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