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Global Quickies: Hate-Bus Arrives in Chile, Hijab While Driving, and Sexism in Airlines

AFGHANISTAN / USA “Six Afghan teenage girls are to compete in person in a global robotics competition in Washington on Sunday after the US reversed a decision not to grant …

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Global Quickies: Pregnant Teen’s Rights, Abortion Rights, and White Monopoly

TANZANIA “Women’s group joined forces on Thursday against Tanzania’s ban on pregnant pupils in state schools, saying education was a girl’s best shot at success.” HONDURAS “Honduras is on “red …

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Global Quickies: Germany Votes for Love, Museum Celebrates Pride, and Fines for Hate Speech

GERMANY “German MPs have voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage, prompting joyous and unusual scenes in parliament as Green party politicians tossed glittered confetti across the chamber and gay …

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Global Quickies: Vaccines in Europe, Evolution in Turkey, and Nazi-era Convictions Quashed

EUROPE “The European Court of Justice has ruled that courts may consider vaccines to be the cause of an illness, even in the absence of scientific evidence confirming a link.” …

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Quickies: Weight Loss is Complicated; Why Call-Out Culture is Toxic; and Coming Out on Master of None

Hollywood’s Reductive Narratives About School – “The story of low-income, urban students of color has been told too often by white, middle-class people like me who are cast as main …

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Quickies: the End of the $100 Graphing Calculator; Finding Out Your Parent is a Conspiracy Theorist; and Nerdy Birthday Cards

Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available – This article contrasts a poor, black, single mother who has a housing voucher but cannot find …

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Global Quickies: Compulsory Vaccination in Italy, Equality in Divorce in India, and Provisional Bonds

ITALY “Italy’s first black minister has said she feels “vindicated” after winning a four-year court battle against a far-right MEP who made repeated racist slurs against her.” MALI “An unmarried …

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Quickies: Why People Don’t Return Shopping Carts; Vintage Vampire-Killing Kits; and the Privilege of Buying in Bulk

Follow-Up: The Reasons People Don’t Return Their Shopping Carts – “It seemed like a simple question: Why don’t people return their shopping carts? It turned into a full discussion in …

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