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Overcoming the stigma of mental illness in Pakistan

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Years of domestic turmoil and stigma around mental illness have left Pakistanis struggling to find mental health support. Continue reading

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Understanding Cuban revolution through poetry – Class Activity

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By Gabby Shacknai and Corinne Segal Omar Pérez is a Cuban poet, translator, essayist and the son of the well-known Argentine revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara,…read more

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Why do we waste so much food?

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Nearly 50 million people in the U.S. do not know where their next meal will come from; meanwhile, 40 percent of the country’s produce ends up in the garbage. Continue reading

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Can Los Angeles end veteran homelessness?

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There are approximately 45,000 homeless people in the city, 4,000 of whom are veterans. Continue reading

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Police response to Texas pool party prompts outrage

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Video of an altercation between a white police officer and black teenagers outside a pool in a Dallas suburb gained national attention due to the officer’s behavior. Continue reading

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