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COVID-19 test can give wrong result when taken too early

Johns Hopkins researchers found taking the COVID-19 test too early can give the wrong result, making you falsely COVID-free.
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Normalising pro-diversity ideas creates tolerant society

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that normalising pro-diversity feelings helped decrease racial discrimination.
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Young activists do not trust their Government on racial discrimination

Research from One Young World’s global network shows that 74% of their Peace Ambassadors do not believe racial discrimination will be changed by their politicians.
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Racism in the workplace: A view from the United States

In the first of two articles, the US member firm of Ius Laboris, provides suggestions on actions employers in the United States should reinforce against racism and discrimination in the workplace.
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The Trump effect: Racism has become fashionable again

Here, Ana González, Partner at Wilson, discusses her work with Central Americans applying for asylum whilst navigating the increasingly hostile attitude toward them, known as The Trump effect.
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New US-China export controls could backfire on US tech sector

Xiaomeng Lu, Senior Policy Manager for Asia & US at Access Partnership, examines new US-China export controls to dissect how China will retaliate.
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Researchers link race and class to increased COVID-19 death risk

Study finds non-white, low-income populations suffer increased COVID-19 death risk, and proposes rent freeze policies to help people survive.
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Research links COVID misinformation to conservative social media

Bioweapons, bleach and 'flu' comparisons: Researchers link the circulation of COVID misinformation to the consumption of conservative social media.
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Poll finds COVID-19 anxiety is key concern for US adults

Research by the University of Phoenix found that 41% of Americans are worried about COVID-19 anxiety levels, even more than concerns about paying bills and rent.
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What you need to know about the UK 5G network

With recent discussions on the reliability of Huawei and the future of the UK-US trade deal, we answer three key questions on the UK 5G network.
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The rise of “deepfake” technology: Where does it end?

Here, James A. Ingram dives into an ongoing topic of intrigue in modern society: The rise of deepfake technology.
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The invisible wall: What’s happening to legal immigration?

Anastasia Tonello, US immigration expert, discusses the wall against legal immigration by the Trump administration, revealing how legal infrastructure has been quietly manipulated to dismantle immigration.
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Are cybercriminals manipulating the UK general election?

Here, David Warburton discusses the potential for manipulating the UK general election in the digital age.
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Why Trump’s draconian refugee policies are nothing new to the UK

Here, Damon Culbert from Axis Solicitors highlights parallels between President Trump's refugee policies and UK laws, whilst exploring the impact of Brexit.
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North America will leave Paris Agreement in 2020

President Trump has announced plan to leave Paris Agreement in 2020, the world's most cohesive plan to fight climate change.
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Twitter will definitely ban political advertisements

Twitter announced that it will ban political advertisements beginning 15 November and Facebook remains defiant on the issue despite Cambridge Analytica.
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Iran: Sanctions impair access to medicine

The Trump administration’s sanctions on Iran have limited the ability of the country to finance imports, including access to medicine, causing serious hardships for ordinary Iranians.
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Progressive state leadership today: Part 2

Richard Beardsworth, Professor and Head of School, School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds, provides the second article of a series on progressive state leadership.
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US law criminalises sex workers for discussing work online

The law criminalises sex workers writing about their lives, discussing health and safety issues and for journalists reporting on sex work.
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Research on visual impairment diseases by the U.S.

Here, Open Access Government explore how the National Eye Institute in the U.S is supporting vision research that encompasses visual impairment diseases of people of all ages.

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