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An Emotionally Historic Election — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via @lauraolin Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re thinking through alternative ways to achieve justice outside of our (broken) political justice system, the potential for a “universal basic income,” and grappling with the emotions of this historic election cycle. What we’ve been checking out… If you haven’t already read the letter that the Stanford […]

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The Anti-Mansplainer Script and A Serial Champion for Girls — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Portra Images/ Getty Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re sharing, a script for potential mansplainers, a practical solution to end the wage gap, and why Trump is not the anomaly Republicans would like us to believe. What we’ve been checking out… Loretta Lynch delivers one of the most epic speeches ever and we […]

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The Not Just Mother’s Day and the Air Jordan Intellectual — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Lisa Larson-Walker Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’ve got a celebration of non-traditional motherhood on Mother’s Day, the intellectual in Air Jordans, and a book club that won’t read anything with a female protagonist. What we’ve been checking out… This squad of badass diversity champions is tracking inclusion efforts in the tech industry […]

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Long live Prince and PayPal’s panel faux pas — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via MTV Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re celebrating Prince’s legacy (and how it extends far beyond his music), why some aren’t celebrating putting Harriet Tubman on our $20 bill, and the irony of PayPal’s panel on gender inclusion. What we’ve been checking out… We’re not only mourning Prince’s music, but reflecting on the influence […]

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Dirty debates and the dark side of comments — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Justin Sullivan/2016 Getty Images Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re reading about the nasty in last night’s debate, a new version of fatherhood, and why the pay gap problem begins in middle school. What we’ve been checking out… Did you watch the Democratic primary debate last night? Rebecca Traister on how the competition […]

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