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News in Europe

News in Europe: Not a Very Successful Ceasefire

Greetings, citizens. Things are heating up again in Ukraine, and everyone and their dog are busy wondering why.

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News in Europe

News in Europe: Gratuitous Goat Jokes

Greetings, citizens. What noise does a goat make? We’ll get to that later.

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News

Friday News Bites: Heavy on the #Ferguson and Robin Williams

Oh, friends, my heart is heavy with everything happening this week. I cannot cover it all, but I can at least give you a few interesting stories, and we’ll end on an up-note, I promise.

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News

Friday News Bites: Violence in Kiev, Pussy Riot Beaten By Police + Hot Pocket Regrets

I wish I had more of an upbeat collection of news stories for you all this week, but we’ve got some upsetting items to sift through first. Including my regret over “2 a.m. and I’m hungry” late-night food purchases…

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Ladyblogland pointed me in the direction of some truly phenomenal writing.

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News

Friday News Bites: South Sudan Unrest, Black Santa, Elizabeth Warren Regulatin’ + More

For this Friday leading into the Christmas holiday, we’ve got a mixed bag of news, but I’ll cap it all off with an amusing photo because that’s just the kind of news-giver I am.

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News

Friday News Bites: Doctor Who Prequel Flailing Excitement and More

Lots of things are happening in the world, but I need to lead with some OHMYGOD Doctor Who News. Bear with me.

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International Women's Issues

Ten Things You Should Know About Pussy Riot

Free Pussy Riot! Sounds like a headline for a Craigslist ad, right? Not quite. It’s actually a call to action in support of a feminist, post-punk band from Russia, aptly named Pussy Riot. Referring to them as a “punk band” is kind of an understatement. They’re more of a political movement.

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Ladyguides

Knit Like a Boss: Riot Gear

A few weeks ago I wrote a piece about the Russian feminist punks Pussy Riot, who have been arrested on charges of “hooliganism” for their “punk prayer” protest in Moscow. With their trial date approaching, more and more protests and benefits are being planned around the world (like this one).

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News in Europe

Pussy Riot: A Timeline

Just last week, three alleged members of the Russian feminist punk collective Pussy Riot were denied bail when a judge extended their incarceration until June.