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Season of the witch: why young women are flocking to the ancient craft | World news
The Guardian
February 25, 2015

Rapper Azealia Banks brought witchcraft back into the mainstream by tweeting ‘I’m really a witch’. But women in the US have been harnessing its power for decades as a ‘spiritual but not religious’ way to express feminist ambitions

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What Happened When a Handsome, White Actor Shed a Tear Over 'Glory'
The Root
February 24, 2015

Actor Chris Pine cried over the John Legend-Common performance, and suddenly civil rights has a new “hero.”

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Feminist writers are so besieged by online abuse that some have begun to retire
The Washington Post
February 24, 2015

This is a strange, contradictory moment for feminism.

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The Academy’s Dirty Secret
slate
February 23, 2015

An astonishingly small number of elite universities produce an overwhelming number of America’s professors.

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I read only non-white authors for 12 months. What I learned surprised me | Sunili Govinnage | Comment is free
The Guardian
February 23, 2015

Reading science fiction, chick lit and fantasy novels by writers of colour for a year brought home to me just how white my reading world was

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When Arty Music Videos Rip Off Artists
hyperallergic.com
February 20, 2015

Another day, another artist's work is put to commercial use without permission. The latest victim is New York–based photographer Asger Carlsen, who took to Instagram to point out a startling similarity between a piece from his 2010 series Wrong and

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This Is the Conversation We Need to Be Having About the Female Libido Pill
Mic
February 20, 2015

There is no such thing as female Viagra.

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The Best of Haruki Murakami’s Advice Column
Vulture
February 20, 2015

Listen to Ray Charles and spend your time wiping your tears.

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A Letter From Jack White to the Media
jezebel.com
February 16, 2015

Poor Jack White just can't catch a break with the media, it seems: first, his tour rider was leaked by the University of Oklahoma's student newspaper, where it was revealed he likes a very specific type of guacamole; then, NPR took a gentle ribbing to the ride ...

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3 Science-Backed Tips for Better Online Dating
Science of Us
February 16, 2015

Here comes some research to make your experience of swiping and messaging less depressing.

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