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Global Quickies: Ghosts, Antivaxxers, and Toilet Paper for Haters

PAKISTAN “Pakistan says it has asked Facebook to help investigate “blasphemous content” posted on the social network by Pakistanis. Facebook has agreed to send a team to Pakistan to address …

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Quickies: Trump’s Tax Returns, a Pizza Funeral, and Tilapia Skin for Burns

Minority Advocacy Groups Feel Left Out Of National Efforts, Funding – ” ‘If you live in a family that has never had to ask the question of who is going …

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Quickies: A day without women, being child-free, and the new Storm

What would a literal day without a woman do to the world? – “Yes, in this hypothetical scenario, people would generally be making more money, but that’s only because in …

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Quickies: Amazing Science Art, Trading iPhones for Health Insurance, and the White House Wiretapping Pivot

North Korea’s scary past 24 hours, explained – “To be clear, we’re still relatively far from the point of actual military conflict breaking out between any of these countries. But …

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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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Quickies: Uber’s Sexual Harassment Issue and Women in Tech; the 16-year-old Girl Who Took Down Milo; and Flint’s Water Three Years Later

Will Uber’s Very Public Sexual Harassment Debacle Actually Change Things For Women in Tech? – “I’m not a damn psychic. And how could we have written a piece on women’s …

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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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Quickies: Homeopathic Medicine Harmed Babies, Countering Lies with Emotions, and Modern White Feminism

Homeopathic remedies harmed hundreds of babies, families say, as FDA investigated for years – “Over a 10-year period, from 2006 to 2016, the FDA collected reports of “adverse events” in …

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