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  • Erin Currier: Art Is a Necessary Element of Every Revolution

    By Dahr Jamail, Truthout | Interview

    2014 0728art 2bClockwise from top left: "Las Madres de La Plaza de Mayo," "Boca Juniors," "Black Panthers," "Pueblo Women," "Cynthia, Carol, Denise, and Addie Mae."(Photos: D'Nelle Garcia, Blue Rain Gallery)

    In this interview, American artist Erin Currier discusses her work, how it celebrates the underprivileged and dispossessed people of countries to which she travels, and her thoughts on revolution and the power of art.

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  • New Study Reports Sexual Harassment, Assault May Be Dissuading Women From Careers in Science

    New Study Reports Sexual Harassment, Assault May Be Dissuading Women From Careers in Science

    By Candice Bernd, Truthout | Report

    Every couple of years, the media drums up the widely publicized fact that there is a dearth of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, and national pundits and ivory tower elites pontificate and theorize about why more women aren't establishing long-term careers in STEM subjects. A new study is shedding light on one reason why.

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  • The Changing Map of Latin America

    The Changing Map of Latin America

    By Santiago Navarro F. and Renata Bessi, Truthout | Report

    The map of Latin America is in full flux. The reconfiguration of territories primarily affects the 670 indigenous communities that stretch from the Rio Grande to Patagonia, according to statistics from the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean. This political, social and economic remodeling of territory has been accompanied by seemingly endless conflict and social upheaval across the continent.

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