Women still earn less than men, and it’s still important

A woman lays on her back on the edge of a cliff, with her leg dangling into a gap between two large rock faces.
A woman lays on her back on the edge of a cliff, with her leg dangling into a gap between two large rock faces.
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Laws that mean well sometimes have unintended consequences

A pair of hands are handcuffed behind the back of a man in orange pants.
A pair of hands are handcuffed behind the back of a man in orange pants.
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Stories to help you understand what you believe and why.

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“How do I know what I think until I see what I say?”

- Edward Morgan Forster


Wisdom from several historic thinkers

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Curly haired woman in a sweater sitting at a train station smoking a cigarette and staring into the camera
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How sexual misconduct in schools is condoned and ignored

row of broken school gym lockers
row of broken school gym lockers
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Dancing on a pole (and dancing in general) does a body good

watercolor painting of pole dancer in an elegant outfit striking a pose on a pole
watercolor painting of pole dancer in an elegant outfit striking a pose on a pole
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“Dance is the hidden language of the soul”
― Martha Graham


How Chief Justice Roberts made an incredibly bad call

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An umpire, catcher, and batter at a baseball game
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Exploring political biases in our judicial system

statue of Justice, blindfolded and holding scales
statue of Justice, blindfolded and holding scales
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How to offer support without making things worse

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A guide to deceptive tactics used to influence others

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Man sitting on couch with his forehead in his hand, looking upset
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Meredith Kirby

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