Healthcare Protesters Have Been Arrested On The Hill 500 Times Over The Past Two Months
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Healthcare Protesters Have Been Arrested On The Hill 500 Times Over The Past Two Months

Published July 26, 2017 Since the beginning of June, U.S. Capitol police have made nearly 500 arrests of protesters rallying against cuts to the Affordable Health Care Act. Each round of mass arrests might have earned significant coverage in a different time, but they have registered as barely a blip in the frenetic news cycle. … Continue reading

Seven Things We Learned at ‘Bad Feminist’ Author Roxane Gay’s Talk in DC
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Seven Things We Learned at ‘Bad Feminist’ Author Roxane Gay’s Talk in DC

Published June 22, 2017 At All Souls Unitarian Church in Columbia Heights Monday night, fans lined up around the block to see the author Roxane Gay discuss her latest book, Hunger, with WAMU’s editorial director, Alicia Montgomery. Here are the highlights from her candid discussion: 1. She’s writing a television show! Gay divulged she’s writing a television pilot called “Grown Women” for Amazon, adapted … Continue reading

The Best Of D.C.’s Winter CSAs
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The Best Of D.C.’s Winter CSAs

January 6, 2017 Ah January, the month of obligatory self-reflection and earnest intentions of self-improvement. If any of your goals include eating more vegetables, supporting local economies, being kinder to the environment, or challenging yourself in the kitchen, a winter CSA (short for community-supported agriculture or community-shared agriculture) could be a great way to help … Continue reading

New Push On Malaria
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New Push On Malaria

Malaria researchers believe that better coordination and new technologies, such as the use of vaccines and sophisticated disease mapping, can inject new life into the ambitious goal of eradicating the deadly illness. For the past three decades, the key mandate of the malaria community has been promote the use of bed nets to control and … Continue reading