What Did I Miss? The Week in Review #15
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What Did I Miss? The Week in Review #15

This week in review: Let us not forget how horrifying the Charleston shooting was; Chinese officials seize contraband meat that was packed 40 years ago; species are going extinct at unprecedented rates; the story of a globe-trotter cat; and the US wins 2 victories, one at the Women’s World Cup, and one on home turf by making same-sex marriage legal. Continue reading

What Did I Miss? The Week in Review #13
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What Did I Miss? The Week in Review #13

This week: Girls show their pre-match game face; 500 people have already been killed by police this year in the US; a “debate” on fracking turned sour as Stuart Varney was caught in an embarassing lie; Women in Russia face renewed sexism; and Mona Eltahawy argues that it’s high time the Middle East had its own sexual revolution. Continue reading

What Did I Miss? The Week in Review #11
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What Did I Miss? The Week in Review #11

This week: avant-garde filmmaker Agnès Varda receives the honorary Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival; Chinese businessmen illegally log Mozambique’s hardwood forests; Charlize Theron shines bright in the impressive Mad Max: Fury Road; Rats hand each other a helping paw; Kazakhstan’s saiga antelopes are mysteriously dying; and a musician reinvents her way of playing music after she loses hearing. Continue reading