Alexei Navalny leads Russians in a historic battle against arbitrary rule, with words echoing Catherine the Great

 Women form a human chain on Feb. 14 in central Moscow to support jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, his wife Yulia Navalnaya and other political prisoners.

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 Hilde Hoogenboom, Arizona State University

 Tens of thousands of young Russians are protesting the leadership of Vladimir Putin nationwide in freezing temperatures. Thousands have been arrested.

February 26, 2021 by The Conversation

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Worried about accidentally harassing a woman? Don't be

December 29, 2020 by The Conversation

Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon  One of the consequences of the #MeToo movement is a simmering male anxiety that a harmless chat by the water cooler might somehow end in a harassment complaint to HR – or worse.

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At GALA Theatre:

'El Perro del hortelano'

A Courageous Theatrical Feat

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            The first thing that stands out when you mention Gala Theatre's new production of Lope de Vega's classic comedy, "El Perro del Hortelano", (translated as, 'The Dog in the Manger', but better described as the 'gardener's' dog, the one who doesn't eat or allow others to partake), performing live now through Nov. 22, is the unprecedented act of bravery it takes to produce a live theatre piece at this dangerous juncture. Not easy, yet GALA has done it with care and caution under safe conditions and, remarkably, with a delightfully fresh comedy, a welcome antidote to our gloomy, lugubrious times.

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3 ways to get your point across while wearing a mask – tips from an award-winning speech coach

Cheryl Chambers, Mississippi State University You wear your mask, keep six feet between yourself and others and are committed to safety. But the measures that help...

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Michelle Obama's Profile in Courage

           In these trying times with so much upheaval, where negative and tragic news seem to continually bombard us on so many levels, it was...

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With JPN Masonry & Otto Madrid The Sky's the Limit

He arrived in the United States on March 3rd, 2001 with a backpack full of dreams much like other Salvadoran immigrants. Until one day, four years later, in the corner of a Centreville apartment, JPN Masonry was born and the...

February 11, 2021 by Jose Sueiro

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With JPN Masonry & Otto Madrid The Sky's the Limit

He arrived in the United States on March 3rd, 2001 with a backpack full of dreams much like other Salvadoran immigrants. Until one day, four...

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Twitter posts show that people are profoundly sad – and are visiting parks to cheer up

Joe Roman, University of Vermont and Taylor Ricketts, University of Vermont The COVID-19 pandemic in the United States is the deepest and longest period of malaise...

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Love avocados? Thank the toxodon

  Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University  Leer en español. Given avocado’s popularity today, it’s hard to believe that we came close to not having them in our supermarkets at all.  In my new book “Avocado: A Global History,” I explain how the avocado survived a series of ecological and cultural close calls that...

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jonetta rose barras: A government of redundancies

The DC Council Committee on Government Operations, chaired by Ward 4’s Brandon Todd, recently gave preliminary approval to the Racial Equity Achieves Real Change Amendment...

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