Princess Charlotte of Cambridge was born under the care of midwives.

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Princess Charlotte of Cambridge was born under the care of midwives.

Call (back) the midwife!

US doctors have monopolized childbirth and made deliveries more complicated than necessary. By Kathleen Kingsbury

This anti-Nazi propaganda poster encouraged US citizens to conserve gasoline during World War II.

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When propaganda displaces democracy

Its influence on citizens’ choices can’t be overstated — and is even harder to overcome.

A man climbed the border wall to cross into the United States from Mexico.

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Stopping illegal immigration from Mexico could mean building up women

Researchers found that men were less likely to migrate if the woman had more say in household decisions and control over resources.