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Global Quickies: Racist Jewelry, Racist Columnist, and Volcanoes

PAKISTAN “The progressive activist and organizer who ran Pakistan’s first-ever hackathon and led a human rights and a peace-focused nonprofit known as The Second Floor (T2F) was shot dead today …

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Quickies: Chola Fashion Trends and Feminism, Dinosaur Feathers, and Native American Actors Protest Stereotyped Characters

Why Rich People Think They’re Middle Class – “Chris Christie’s net worth (at least $4 million) is 50 times that of the average American. His household income of $700,000 (his …

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Quickies: What Anti-Vaxxers Sound Like, Racism in Schoolteachers, and Celebrating Single Women’s Lives

This Is What Anti-Vaxxers Sound Like To Normal People – “We all know how ridiculous some of the more staunch anti-vaxxers sound, but this video by Girl Pants Productions highlights …

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Quickies: Gender Bias in Textbooks, Empowered vs. Sexually Objectified, and Public Shaming

Italian Astronaut Wears Star Trek Uniform Aboard International Space Station – “On Friday, Cristoforetti, 37, Tweeted a photo of herself wearing not just any Star Trek uniform but one from …

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Quickies: Scientology Spies, the School-to-Prison Pipeline, and Inspiring Women

Report: Scientology spy pretending to be a Time reporter tries to interview Paul Haggis – “When Haggis’ staff began to research Webber, it became apparent that there was no Time …

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Quickies: Trash Food and the Language of Classism, Childfree People, and Checking the Wrong Privilege

Australia’s LGBT-Only Island – “Marriage equality discrimination led a group of Australian activists to set their rainbow flag on Cato Island. This ‘homeland’ even has a Gloria Gaynor anthem.” Trash …

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Global Quickies: Exorcisms, Measles on a Plane, and the Threats of Atheism

MEDITERRANEAN SEA “Muslims who were among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat this week threw 12 fellow passengers overboard — killing them — because the …

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Quickies: Banned books, gender in politics, and Science Babe

The most banned and challenged books of 2014 – The ALA notes, “attempts to remove books by authors of color and books with themes about issues concerning communities of color …

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