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What the U.S. Olympic Committee can — and can’t — do about sexual abuse
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After losing their savings in the stock market crash of 2008, seniors Barb and Chuck find seasonal employment at Amazon fulfillment centers.

Date on which Anheuser-Busch sent barley into space to explore the possibility of brewing on Mars:

12/15/2017

Female Japanese macaques have been observed sexually mounting sika deer; the macaques also bite the deer, pull their antlers, and fight over them.

Hope Hicks resigns, China bans the letter n, and the moon gets a mobile phone network

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Weekly Review — March 6, 2018, 5:09 pm

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Hope Hicks resigns, China bans the letter n, and the moon gets a mobile phone network

Readings — March 6, 2018, 1:29 pm

Women’s Troubles

By Abby Norman, from Ask Me About My Uterus, which was published last month by Nation Books. Norman is an editor at Futurism, a science and technology website.

Art, Monday Gallery — March 6, 2018, 10:19 am

“Ecotone #250 (Bainbridge Island, WA, 12.28.17, Draped in Mixed Precipitation),” a cyanotype by Meghann Riepenhoff, whose work is on view this week at Euqinom Projects, in San Francisco. On March 16, the birthdate of famed cyanotypist Anna Atkins, Riepenhoff will be in conversation at the New York Public Library with Joshua Chuang, senior curator of photography and associate director for art, prints, and photographs.

Reviews — February 28, 2018, 6:43 pm

The Whole Household of Man

On Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Hainish Novels and Stories

Weekly Review — February 28, 2018, 12:01 pm

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Following the year’s 30th mass shooting, which claimed the lives of 17 people at a school in Parkland, Florida, lawmakers debated the best way to stop gun violence in American schools.[1][2][3][4] As the 31st, 32nd, 33rd, 34th, and 35th mass shootings occurred, the third-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, which has repeatedly passed amendments to federal funding bills that prevent the Centers for Disease Control from directly researching the causes of gun violence, said the killings could not be addressed with a “magic bullet”; and US president Donald Trump, who has previously expressed a fear of sharks, blood, stairs, watching …

Art, Monday Gallery — February 26, 2018, 1:30 pm

Baby Girl and Baldwin’s Promise, mixed-media artworks by Deborah Roberts, whose work is on view this week at Jenkins Johnson Gallery, in San Francisco © Deborah Roberts. Courtesy Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco

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"Gun owners have long been the hypochondriacs of American politics. Over the past twenty years, the gun-rights movement has won just about every battle it has fought; states have passed at least a hundred laws loosening gun restrictions since President Obama took office. Yet the National Rifle Association has continued to insist that government confiscation of privately owned firearms is nigh. The NRA’s alarmism helped maintain an active membership, but the strategy was risky: sooner or later, gun guys might have realized that they’d been had. Then came the shootings at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, and at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, followed swiftly by the nightmare the NRA had been promising for decades: a dedicated push at every level of government for new gun laws. The gun-rights movement was now that most insufferable of species: a hypochondriac taken suddenly, seriously ill."

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