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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: This Is How We Will Ensure Net Neutrality
WIRED
February 27, 2015

I am proposing the FCC use its Title II authority to implement and enforce open internet protections, banning paid prioritization, and the blocking and throttling of lawful content and services.

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ISIS Destroys Mosul Museum Collection and Ancient Assyrian Statues [UPDATED]
hyperallergic.com
February 27, 2015

A video released on Thursday by ISIS shows members of the terrorist organization destroying ancient Assyrian artifacts at Mosul Museum. Archaeologists told the UK’s Channel 4 that many if not all of the sculptures shown being smashed at the Mosul Museum are in fact replicas of the originals.. snap.

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Happy National Adjunct Walkout Day
gawker
February 25, 2015

If you find your college classroom un-taught today, do not be alarmed: it's for a good cause.

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Down and dirty fairy tales: How this rediscovered stash of darker-than-Grimm stories destroys our Prince Charming myths
Salon.com
February 25, 2015

The translator of a newly discovered trove of 150-year-old tales on the gender-bending surprises found there

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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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