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This record-breaking year for anti-transgender legislation would affect minors the most

This record-breaking year for anti-transgender legislation would affect minors the most

Thirty-three states have introduced more than 100 bills that aim to curb the rights of transgender people across the country, with advocacy groups calling 2021 a record-breaking year for such legislation.  Many of these bills are rapidly making their way through state legislatures. On April 6, Arkansas became the first state to outlaw providing gender-affirming…MORE

Why Mars? The fascination with exploring the red planet

Why Mars? The fascination with exploring the red planet

The mystique of Mars is one that humans can’t seem to resist. The red planet has easily captured our interest for centuries, heavily featured in science fiction books and films and the subject of robotic exploration since the 1960s. In February, three spacecraft arrived at Mars after departing from different launch points on Earth in…MORE

Jamie Dimon says ‘American dream is fraying’

Jamie Dimon says ‘American dream is fraying’

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is bullish about the economy, but he remains concerned about the growing wealth gap, particularly for Black people, in the United States. “The American dream is fraying and income inequality is like the fault line,” Dimon said in an interview with David Axelrod, the founder and director of the University…MORE

Infrastructure negotiations: 4 things to watch on Capitol Hill

Infrastructure negotiations: 4 things to watch on Capitol Hill

Congressional Republicans have criticized President Joe Biden‘s roughly $2 trillion proposal focused on infrastructure and the climate crisis as a far-reaching wish list of liberal priorities and have taken issue with how the plan would be paid for. At the same time, however, they have made clear they do believe there is room for bipartisan…MORE