A.I. amplifies ‘help speech’ to fight hate speech online

Artificial intelligence can help fight hate speech online by boosting social media comments that support marginalized groups, researchers say.

Byron Spice-Carnegie Mellon | Jan. 15, 2020 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture internet languages refugees rhetoric social-media

Artifacts hint at life along WWII escape route in Croatia

Archaeologists are illustrating parallels between the WWII era and today by finding and documenting objects left behind by modern-day refugees in Croatia.

Jill Kimball-Brown | Jan. 6, 2020 | futurity
~8 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture archaeology europe history migration refugees wars

Is climate change driving migration from Central America?

You might have seen claims that climate change is driving migration out of Central America. Climate researchers urge caution about that narrative.

Mikayla Mace-Arizona | Nov. 18, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment society-and-culture climate-change immigration journalism migration refugees

Poverty, not war trauma, harms cognition in child refugees

The burden of household poverty, rather than trauma and violence, affects child refugees' working memory, researchers say.

Mike Cummings-Yale | Oct. 30, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture childrens-health cognition poverty refugees trauma war

Psychiatric care more likely for children of refugees with PTSD

The children of refugees to Denmark were 75% more likely to be in contact with the psychiatric system before they turned 18 if both parents had PTSD.

Cecilie Krabbe-Copenhagen | Sept. 18, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine families immigrations parents post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd refugees trauma

Ethnic communities help new refugees find work

"This is just one piece of a bigger puzzle on what helps refugees integrate within their host country."

Alex Shashkevich-Stanford | July 31, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture ethnicity jobs refugees

News pics of refugees don’t tell the whole story

"There needs to be a greater discussion on telling the broader story—a migrant's story doesn't end once they cross the sea or make it through the border."

Cailin Riley-Missouri | May 30, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture images journalism migration photography refugees rhetoric

Rohingya refugees need mental health treatment and justice

"They killed my people, and we will never get them back—but we want justice..."

Elizabethe Holland Durando-WUSTL | March 19, 2019 | futurity
~12 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine depression post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd refugees violence

Trauma of partition haunts India and Pakistan today

Tensions between India and Pakistan today are better understood in light of the Partition of India in 1947, the largest mass migration in human history.

Alex Shashkevich-Stanford | March 11, 2019 | futurity
~2 mins   

Tags: featured society-and-culture history india migration pakistan refugees united-kingdom wars

3 ways climate change can foster violence

The dire consequences of climate change can be obvious—a flood or forest fire, for example—while others are less direct.

Angie Hunt-Iowa State | Feb. 13, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment featured climate-change refugees violence

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