Society

What do you know about society? Are you part of a community? These articles cover everything from mental health to Jamaican coalitions.

Making Peace in Jamaica with former gang members

Society

The Violence Interrupters are working to end violence in their communities. Making Peace tells their stories. One of my favourite Jamaican...

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The world of hikikomori

Society

FRANCE 24 reported on the hikikomori, people who live isolated in their bedrooms in Japan. The teenage stereotype of lock yourself in your...

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What’s The “Jamaica Coalition”?

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Until recently, the biggest link between Jamaica and Germany was tennis player Dustin Brown but now there’s a new connection. But it...

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Seitō – A 1910s Japanese Magazine Exclusively For Women

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Atlas Obscura has written a brilliant article about a Japanese women’s magazine called Seitō. Initially created as a collection of...

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Brief Excerpts From James Baldwin’s 1,884-Page FBI File

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James Baldwin, one of the 20th century’s greatest public figures, had an FBI file. Such was the strength of racism and homophobia...

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The Cultural Legacy of the Russian Revolution (BBC Audio Doc)

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And not a Russian backwards R in sight. If you’re foolish enough to succumb to the whims of the media, you’d think Jeremy...

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