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Quickies: How to Make a Protest Work, Your Bra Size is a Myth, and Cat Island

Republicans will try a little-used tactic to kill five Obama regulations today – “The background here is that it would be tricky and time-consuming for the Trump administration to repeal …

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Quickies: National Park Service, books by and about refugees, and the global gag rule

Statement from Director Jon Jarvis of the National Park Service – “So at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta should we not talk about his actions to …

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Quickies: Locate Your Nearest Airport Protest, Trump as Gul Dukat, and Lo-Fi Gaming

Airport protests against the Muslim Ban – If you are looking for your nearest place to protest, check out this site! From Jamie. The Undeniable Beauty of Lo-Fi Gaming – …

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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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Quickies: Science of gender, the origin of “snowflake,” and staying safe online

The science of gender: No men aren’t from Mars and women aren’t from Venus – “”What on first inspection seemed like a sex difference,” Fine writes, “was actually a difference …

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Quickies: Contemporary black women scientists at NASA, scientists running for office, and intersectional feminism

In honor of Hidden Figures, meet the contemporary black women contributing to NASA’s success – “In a series of videos, women like systems engineer Julie Williams-Byrd, project manager Antja Chambers, …

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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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Quickies: Fear of Losing White Privilege, Effective Drug Abuse Policies, and That Soda Article in the New York Times

Iceland Knows How To Stop Teen Substance Abuse. The World Isn’t Listening – “Their analysis revealed clear differences between the lives of kids who took up drinking, smoking and other …

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