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Weekly ThroughTheNews Flash

A short overview video of news from around the world that caught our eyes and ears this week. Enjoy!

Gone Mad: Why Mental Health Stigma is Worth Rethinking

Despite an increasing number of attempts to destigmatize mental health, the topic remains entangled in misconceptions and still lacks clarity. From fearing mental disorders all the way to romanticizing them - where does the golden mean lie?

Do We Have an Obligation to be Healthy?

Very often, people, our closest ones, somehow oblige us to pay more attention to our health and feel well:  “If anything happens to you, who’ll take care of me when I’m old?”, or “Who’ll raise the kids?”, or “Who’ll mow the lawn?”...

20 Years in the Matrix

The now cult movie "The Matrix" first came out exactly 20 years ago. Its creators, the Wachowskis, were mostly unknown back then, but their work has created a real legacy and gave birth to countless theories, often applied to our real life. Let's take a look at how it all came to be.

The Pressure on Women in Mixed Race Relationships

Everywhere we turn we see people of different skin color interact freely. Friendships, or intimate relationships are described on the daily basis. This should be normal, shouldn’t it? The age of segregation is long gone. Well, it is de-jure but facts tell us a different story:

March 2019 at ThroughTheNews: Exploring Gender

In case you missed something from our "Issue of the Month", this article is for you 

The Tale of Two Women

This little story opens in 1969 and follows Maya and Linda as they embark on their personal journeys on the different sides of the iron curtain. 50 years later the curtain is gone but the story of women is still far from completed. 

First Ever (ThroughThe)NewsFlash

Good news, not-so-good news, strange news - what were the top stories in the last week of March? We break them down for you in our first ever newsflash video. 

Do Androids Dream of Gender Identity?

Like any other creation, AIs, bots, and robots seem to reflect the views, ideologies, perspectives, pains, and dreams of their creators. But is the concept of gender unique to human beings? 

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