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Issues of race, gender and class helped Rousseff win another term in Brazil

Oct. 31, 2014

The bitter fight between Brazil’s newly re-elected president Dilma Rousseff and her opponent, Aécio Neves, was not just about a slowing economy or rumors of corruption.

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Recent college graduates are pushing lower-income African Americans out of cities

Oct. 29, 2014

How do we make sense of the fact that America’s most progressive cities, the ones that cherish diversity, are losing African Americans? And that the most conservative places are doing the opposite?

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Will Vampires Still Want to Drink Our Blood in Future Generations?

Oct. 29, 2014
Will Vampires Still Want to Drink Our Blood in Future Generations?

With another Halloween approaching, children of all ages are thinking about what to wear to earn their treats. There will certainly be some dressed in capes and fangs as vampires, but this creature of the night has long been more than a once-a-year monster.

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Justice Denied: The U.S. should hold Mexican authorities accountable for mass killings.

Oct. 28, 2014

Mass killings in Mexico are not uncommon. Yet the disappearance and apparent brutal murder of 43 college students in late September and the revelation of more mass graves has shocked the nation and generated huge protests throughout the country.

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Do #BlackLivesMatter? Which Ones?

Oct. 28, 2014

Black men are the public face of black suffering with good reason: African-American men suffer in America. Nowhere is this more apparent than in their all-too-familiar experiences with the prison system.

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