The five most important things about Beatrix Potter

The five most important things about Beatrix Potter

Illustration by Pete Stewart Drawing upon her own eclectic travels as well as her knowledge of folklore, Beatrix Potter hailed from a family of academics (her great-grandfather, L.J. Potter, was a parliamentarian). Initially, the…

We can't keep building our climate toward catastrophe

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We can’t keep building our climate toward catastrophe

Written by Brienne McKinney, CNN If you’ve heard the global temperature going up, then you’ve probably also heard the climate change alarmist slogan, “We can do this.” “We can” might be a corollary to…

Tulsi Gabbard addresses the Democratic National Convention

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Tulsi Gabbard addresses the Democratic National Convention

“Your challenge is clear,” Gabbard said to party members. “We are all Americans, our diversity is who we are, our strength is who we are. Whether you’re Sikh, Filipino, African American, Muslim or Christian,…

NPR remembers Petra Mayer

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NPR remembers Petra Mayer

Editorial Director Greg Smith, Chief Technology Officer and program director Richard Wells, and the NPR News and Technology teams share their memories of Petra Mayer, Reading Project editor at NPR’s Digital News Division and…

Interview: Stephanie Styles on being gay at school

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Interview: Stephanie Styles on being gay at school

When I was growing up, girls and boys would often have casual and light-hearted conversations about guys or games, whereas my younger sister and I would give an explanation for why we weren’t interested….