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Children’s media prepares kids and adults for emergencies and big changes. Last week I posted about being a Hurricane Andrew kid and some professional tips for caring for kids during a natural disaster. Unfortunately, Harvey wasn’t the last we’d hear of hurricanes in the news cycle. Hurricane Irma, the Atlantic’s most powerful hurricane yet, is […]
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Party Like It’s 1939

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On February 13, 2017
Attempts to connect our current situation with the 1930s are coming out pretty regularly (and more will follow). But when two leading historians of fascism speak up, it’s worth listening. Timothy Snyder sat down with Süddeutsche Zeitung last week, while Richard Evans weighed in with Slate. Snyder certainly thinks we need to be learning from […]
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Media coverage of women’s reproductive issues relies heavily on male voices: “When it comes to stories about abortion and contraception, women’s voices are systematically stifled – as writers and as sources,” said Julie Burton, president of the Women’s Media Center. Burton noted, “In articles about elections and reproductive issues, men’s voices prevail, especially in coverage […]
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