While bench scientists around the world continue to work on designing a safe and effective vaccine and therapeutics, drug manufacturing companies deal with the production aspects, and public health systems grapple with future distribution constraints, a different factor may await in

A Brief History of Woke Culture “Staying woke,” a phrase unheard of before 2014, began to gain traction after the killing of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mississippi. It was used as a word of caution. It meant,

Black Lives Matter — a Video Inquiry to Understand the BLM movement. As an Iranian-American and Impakter’s video editor, I sought to understand the BLM movement from a non-black minority’s perspective. I spoke with a handful of volunteers who were kind enough

Today, 14 October, something special happened at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair: The SDG Publishers Compact was launched (SDG stands for Sustainable Development Goals). This is important first of all because of the venue: The Frankfurt Book Fair is the

David Attenborough graces our screens again in his most poignant documentary yet. Over the course of his 60-year career as a naturalist and beloved wildlife narrator, the landscape of the natural world has changed dramatically. Now, at 93, Attenborough is

Black women are not assumed to be rational actors due to the presumption of incompetence acted out through gendered racism or misogynoir, as we have seen with Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris. There is a good reason for this. Societies tend to

The continent of Africa is emerging on the international stage as a diverse center of growth, home to some of the world’s fastest-growing economies, and with an increasingly youthful population. As COVID-19 threatens to derail this considerable progress, it’s time

In recent months, live theatre has transitioned from stage to screen and the result is a new kind of theatrical experience. Instead of a curtain, a black screen keeps me in waiting. The show will begin in a few minutes, it

COVID-19 hit the hospitality industry hard and many governments around the world reacted with a variety of support measures.  The United Kingdom’s one-month “Eat Out to Help Out” program stands out as a roaring success, with 84,700 restaurants that have

The coronavirus has had unintended, harmful effects on art by threatening the place of art in our society. The question is: How harmful?  The pandemic-imposed quarantine has become a matter of deep concern for those who either manage or are personally

Editor's note: Today, actor Keira Knightley has unveiled a short animation film entitled "Climate Crisis and Why We Should Panic Now". Translated into 14 different languages, it's the second of a two-part explainer video series for Extinction Rebellion, focusing on

Updated: 8th August 2020 Time is running out for TikTok now as President Trump signed an executive order banning U.S. citizens from doing business with TikTok. The ban will begin 45 days from now and has sparked worries of a potential

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