Skepticism

Global Quickies: Feminist Soccer Shirts, Drunk Conscent, and Abortion Difficulties in Mexico

WORLD “In the wake of Trump’s reinstatement of the global gag rule, nations and organizations from around the world have pledged €181 million, or approximately $190 million, to help women …

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Global Quickies: Censorship of Feminism, Misogynistic Politician, and Transphobic Bus Stopped

EUROPE “The European Parliament has launched a hate speech investigation into a Polish politician after he stated that “women must earn less than men, because they are weaker, they are …

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CANADA “An Ontario high school teacher, who disrupted a vaccine clinic and told students vaccinations could lead to death, stormed out of a disciplinary hearing after being found guilty of …

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Global Quickies: Sexist Slogans on Vans, Topless Protest, and Ikea Catalog Without Women

UK “A transgender woman has been blocked from seeing her five children after a family court ruled it was not compatible with her ex-wife’s ultra-orthodox Jewish background.” ARGENTINA “Hundreds of …

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Global Quickies: Dutch Heroes, Live-streamed Crime, and Russia Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

THE NETHERLANDS “The Netherlands is to set up an international fund to support abortion services hit by President Donald Trump‘s order to cut US foreign aid.” RUSSIA “Russia’s lower house …

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Global Quickies: Fortune Tellers Punished, Tougher Penalties for Harassment

ZIMBABWE “A Zimbabwean pastor who predicted the death of President Robert Mugabe has been arrested, his lawyer says. Patrick Mugadza announced last week that the 92-year-old head of state would …

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Global Quickies: Burka Ban in Morocco, Swimming in Switzerland, and Decriminalizing Domestic Violence in Russia

MOROCCO “Morocco has banned the sale, production and import of the burka, according to local reports.” CHINA “Tencent, China’s largest internet company, has apologised after terrible inappropriate videos from its …

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Global Quickies: Bad Recommendations, Feminist Hero, and Sacrificial Goats

PAKISTAN “Pakistan International Airlines may have resumed flying operations for its ATR planes, but mere clearance wasn’t apparently sufficient for the company. To ward off ‘evil eye’, they have reportedly …

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