Category: World

Why angry middle-aged men are so threatened by Greta Thunberg

Detractors have dismissed Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg—a Nobel Prize nominee—as mentally ill, hysterical and a millennial weirdo after she pleaded with world officials last week to address the climate crisis. Here, two researchers explain the stereotypical labels deployed by critics to undermine Thunberg’s call to action, which the activist herself has described as “too loud for […]

Trump Celebrates Anniversary Of China’s Communist Rule; GOP Lawmakers Condemn It

President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping on 70 years of Communist Party rule while GOP lawmakers marked it as a grim occasion amid ongoing protests for democracy. Trump offered his praise in a tweet Tuesday morning shortly after clashes between authorities and activists reached a fever pitch when Hong Kong police […]

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