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02
Jun

Perspectives on the Border

Arizona’s new immigration law, which allows police to stop people they suspect to be in the US illegally and requires immigrants to carry documentation with them, has stirred up controversy and widespread …

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15
Jan

School Food, Beyond the Cafeteria

After decades on the rise, obesity rates have stabilized among most groups of Americans, according to two CDC studies published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. But rates remain …

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17
Jul

Bryant Simon on Coffee Culture

When Starbucks first started out, a $4 coffee was virtually unheard of. However, as Bryant Simon observes in Everything but the Coffee and on his Red Room blog, $4 at Starbucks went …

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24
Apr

Parents, Children, and Consumer Culture

Allison J. Pugh is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Virginia. Pugh's latest book, Longing and Belonging: Parents, Children, and Consumer Culture was published by UC Press …

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23
Apr

National Day of Silence

On April 17th, Kate Harding of Salon.com wrote an article called “No One Will Miss You,” highlighting the 13th Annual National Day of Silence “to bring attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and …

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