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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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Quickies: Evolution of human birth, doctors treat women’s pain differently, and Trump on autism

The evolution of human birth – The latest video from Brain Scoop. Your pain is not real: How doctors discriminate against women – “According to a ResearchGate investigation, there are …

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Quickies: The geological challenges of a border wall, scolding Senators, and science outreach

What geology has to say about a 1000 mile border wall – “Smithsonian.com asked two scientists, a geophysicist and a hydrogeologist, which geologic factors the wall’s builders should take into …

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Quickies: Persistence Isn’t Futile, Taunting the Trolls, and Disco Space Rock

Why People Should Just Pause for a Minute and Not Blindly Celebrate 84 Lumber’s Immigration Ad – “If others want to celebrate the ad and tells us to go to …

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Quickies: Librarians teaching about fake news, gaslighting trolls, and how animals use poop

The nervous civil servants guide to defying an illegal order – “The American system provides you with a choice. You can insist that you were just following orders. Or you …

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Quickies: How Powerful People Trick You Into Hating Protesters, the End of Net Neutrality, and the Myth of Colonial Calves

New Trends in Getting Mad Online – “Just to reiterate, with his actual, biological son seemingly unwilling to take part in his lame dad’s flame wars, Michael Rapaport enlisted his …

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Quickies: Intersectionality, exotification, and scientists against fascism

“It will be called Americanism”: the US writers who imagined a fascist future – From Veronica. Not your exotic fantasy – A new Tropes vs. Women in Video Games on, …

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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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