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Women x Education = The Survival of the Human Race

Sarah Key | Posted 05.04.2016 | Education
Sarah Key

The margins of her reading assignment are filled with delicate pencil markings in the Bengali alphabet of her homeland. She has defined dozens of words she has looked up on every page: pampered, herbage, oppressors, sycophants.

Libertarians and the Struggle for Women's Rights

David Boaz | Posted 05.23.2015 | Women
David Boaz

March is Women's History Month, which reminds me of the role women played in launching the libertarian movement and the role that women with libertarian values have played in advancing women's rights.

Wake on the Wild Side: Lou Reed to Be Celebrated at London Memorial Service

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 12.31.2013 | Arts
Stefan Simanowitz

"This would be a very different world without Lou Reed. There are many people who feel a distinct need to say goodbye" says Pakula. "This is event is intended for anyone and everyone whose life has been touched by his music and poetry, be they old rock stars, young musicians or just ordinary folk."

'Fitspiration': Why It Isn't So Inspirational

Lexie Kite | Posted 07.17.2012 | Women
Lexie Kite

If you are on Facebook, Pinterest, or Twitter, you have seen fitness inspiration images just in time for "bikini season" to motivate you to "get fit" -- we call them "fitspiration." This is NOT healthy or inspiring.

Five Things You Didn't Know About The Romantics: The Diets, Crushes, And Nicknames Of Keats, Shelley, Byron And Others

More Intelligent Life | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Daisy Hay's new book "Young Romantics" explores the intertwining lives of Shelley, Byron, Keats and their cohort, detailing "a web of lives, within wh...