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Global Quickies: Forced Pregnancy Tests, Same-sex Adoptions in Colombia, and Canada’s Diverse Cabinet

CANADA “Canada’s new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, took office on 4 November — and as one of his first acts, created the post of Minister of Science.” CANADA “Justin Trudeau, …

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Global Quickies: Illegal Selfies, Blasphemy Laws, and Space Makeup

 PAKISTAN “Pakistan’s supreme court has called on the country’s politicians to ensure that hundreds of people facing imprisonment and even execution under controversial blasphemy laws have not been falsely charged, …

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Global Quickies: The Name Calling Pope, A Terrible Campaing, and a Second Chance for Kids

TANZANIA “Some witchdoctors in Tanzania say that potions and charms made from albino body parts are guaranteed to bring success. This has led businessmen, politicians and others to pay criminals …

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Global Quickies: UN Rants, Iranian Men for Equality, and Jailed for an Abortion

ZIMBABWE “Robert Mugabe has used a speech at the UN General Assembly to rant against “new rights” for gay people.” INDIA “A 50-year-old Muslim man in a village in northern …

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Jaclyn Glenn Caught Plagiarizing Again

Previously, I revealed that atheist, anti-feminist vlogger Jaclyn Glenn has to plagiarize YouTube comments in order to string a simple thought together. I then went back to blissfully forgetting that …

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Global Quickies: Young Ecuadorian Atheist Gets Lectured, Detained Mothers, and What It Takes to Be a Scientist

EUROPE A strange survey covering five west European countries finds that 67% of Europeans think women don’t have what it takes to become top-tier scientists. But what exactly were they …

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Global Quickies: Hate Crimes, Mansplaining in Parliament, and Blood Donations for Everyone

IRAN “The captain of an Iranian women’s football team is to miss a forthcoming Asian championships because her husband would not allow her to renew her passport.” UGANDA “A group …

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Global Quickies: Banned Books, Evil Spirits, and Indecent Handshakes

CANADA “The University of Toronto has increased campus security after allegedly receiving reports of a series of anonymous web comments urging readers to kill ‘feminists’.” NEW ZEALAND “An award-winning young …

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