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If we want more women, we should teach them not to get on the bus

If we want more women, we should teach them not to get on the bus

I teach a course at Ryerson University called “Women, Gender, and Society.” In our opening discussion, a 21-year-old…

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10 Maryland area pavilions and exhibits you can visit in 2020

10 Maryland area pavilions and exhibits you can visit in 2020

Aug. 1-4, 2020USS Zumwalt (CVN 76) anchored in Ballast Point Salt Shaker WaterparkArlingtonFrom the looks of it, USS…

04/24/20212 min read
76th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

76th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Spectators attend the 76th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York on 22 November 2017Thousands of people…

05/25/20221 min read
Australia politician Peter Dutton wins defamation case against rival

Australia politician Peter Dutton wins defamation case against rival

Image copyright AFP Image caption Immigration Minister Peter Dutton accused him of attempting to damage his reputationAn Australian…

10/19/20194 min read
Apple sues Israeli spyware maker, accusing it of illegally accessing iPhone

Apple sues Israeli spyware maker, accusing it of illegally accessing iPhone

Apple sued Israeli spyware maker NSO Group on Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the Electronic Communications Privacy…

02/27/20222 min read
Canadians called to support handgun ban

Canadians called to support handgun ban

Image copyright GOOGLE Images Image caption Ottawa has asked all provinces to participate in the programmeThe Canadian government…

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