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The Weekly reFRESH: No pregnant speakers allowed and the danger of Donald Trump

Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re sharing the consequences of Donald Trump’s outrageously offensive comments, an excellent piece on white guilt, and a little pick-me-up as we reflect on 2015. What we’ve been checking out… It’s safe to say that 2015 was filled with a lot of horribly awful events, but if you watch […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week’s reFRESH includes a critical look at Amber Rose’s slut walk, lessons from the best TED spoofs, and the history of the first computer programer who gleamed this title over 100 years before computers were even invented. This week also marked our one-year anniversary and we celebrated by launching a […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers In this week’s edition, what Planned Parenthood actually does, cultural appropriation don’ts, and why two monumental anniversaries reveal how far civil rights has come in this country and how far we still need to go. What we’ve been checking out… This female author shares what she learned from sending out her […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers In this week’s edition, Bernie Sanders starts talking about race and it’s pretty awkward, why the “angry black woman” narrative has grave consequences, and how Roxane Gay shut down the discussion about Cecil the lion. What we’ve been checking out… 35 women told their stories to New York Magazine about being […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers In this week’s edition, what Serena Williams teaches us about sexism and racism in America, tiny results from tech companies who made big promises about diversity hiring, and a new podcast that we can’t wait to listen to. What we’ve been checking out… The internet used to encourage a diversity of ideas, […]

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