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Why are conspiracy theories rampant in the ‘wellness’ industry? Welcome to...

tThe term conspirituality was coined in 2011 to represent a growing disillusionment that leads to belief in conspiracy theories. tThis particular affliction affects spiritually-minded...

How pandemics are used to promote racism and xenophobia

tPandemics have historically brought out racist and xenophobic tendencies. tCOVID-19 has sparked conspiracy theories against Chinese and Jewish populations around the world. tRacist tropes...

Sexual harassment: Organizations must stop protecting ‘brilliant jerks’

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest...

To prevent coronavirus don’t touch your face – but how can...

In the fight against the new coronavirus there's one simple measure we can all take but that to many of us may sound almost...

Busting the myth of ‘neutral’ AI

Ramesh SrinivasanRamesh Srinivasan is Professor of Information Studies and Design Media Arts at UCLA. He makes regular appearances on NPR, The Young Turks, MSNBC,...

Preparing for a shake-up in global finance

LIBOR buzzes in the C-suite like cicadas in a picnic meadow - not always seen, but always humming in the background. Even if you...

Strengthening the foundations of trust in the digital age

There appears to be an epidemic of distrust that is eating away at the fabric of society. People have lost faith in institutions' ability...

The U.S. military emits more greenhouse gases than Sweden and Denmark

tA new study shows how the United States' Military is the largest institutional emitter of greenhouse gasses in the world. tThese emissions come from...

What if all humanity had to do to save itself was...

DUSTIN YELLIN: I think that everything is invented, right? So I think civilization is a hallucination, or civilization is a sculpture. Everything that we...

Are we confusing money with well-being? New Zealand’s leaders believe so.

tEconomists and politicians have traditionally focused on economic growth to set policy and measure how citizens fare.tNew Zealand has become the first country to...