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Derechos humanos tras el 11-S: cómo consentimos su violación

Imagen de torturas en la prisión de Abu Ghraib (Irak, 2003). Wikimedia Commons / U.S. Government Carmen Rocío García Ruiz, Universidad Loyola Andalucía El 11 de septiembre de 2001, el presidente de los Estados Unidos de América George Bush Jr. tenía ante sí una apacible mañana en una escuela de Florida. Tal y como narra en sus memorias, tuvo que …

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CGI influencers: when the ‘people’ we follow on social media aren’t human

Shanvood/Shutterstock Francesca Sobande, Cardiff University Social media influencers – people famous primarily for posting content online – are often accused of presenting artificial versions of their lives. But one group in particular is blurring the line between real and fake. Created by tech-savvy teams using computer-generated imagery, CGI or virtual influencers look and act like real people, but are in …

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11-S de 2021: un repaso a 20 años de relaciones internacionales

La ciudad de Nueva York durante los ataques del 11 de septiembre de 2001. Wikimedia Commons / Mike Goad Juan Luis Manfredi, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha Aquel episodio de la memoria no ha cesado. Los terribles atentados del 11-S representaron un giro referencial en las relaciones internacionales y se han instalado como la primera nota de la historia del mundo …

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The hidden history of the Black British soundtrack to football

John Doyle, University of Sussex and Daniel Burdsey, University of Brighton Many a football supporter relates to Bob Marley and The Wailers’ Three Little Birds and its reassuring line “every little thing gonna be alright”. For most fans the early stages of a new season harbour a mixture of hope and trepidation. Three Little Birds has echoed around Ajax Amsterdam’s …

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Children who eat more fruits and vegetables have better mental health – new study

Primary and secondary school students who ate five servings of fruit or veg daily had better mental wellbeing. Monkey Business Images/ Shutterstock Ailsa Welch, University of East Anglia and Richard PG Hayhoe, Anglia Ruskin University Around 10%-20% of adolescents globally suffer from a mental health condition, such as anxiety or depression, according to the World Health Organization. It’s also been …

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¿Qué es el ISIS-K?

El ISIS-K, afiliado al grupo Estado Islámico, ha reivindicado la autoría del atentado de Kabul. Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images Amira Jadoon, United States Military Academy West Point and Andrew Mines, George Washington University Un atentado contra una multitud reunida a las afueras del aeropuerto de Kabul el 26 de agosto de 2021 ha dejado al menos 60 muertos, entre ellos al …

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What the world can learn from Bhutan’s rapid COVID vaccine rollout

NiarKrad/Shutterstock Sarah Schiffling, Liverpool John Moores University and Chris Phelan, Edge Hill University Nearly half the world’s population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. But figures vary widely between countries. Many low and middle-income countries have barely started their vaccination campaigns. But the tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan isn’t one of them. By the end of …

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