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Carta a la Ministra Báñez con texto alternativo a su misiva

Originalmente publicado en El Periscopio:
? Escasamente estimada Sra. Báñez: Acuso recibo de su carta y me dispongo a responderla porque realmente lo merece. Ha irrumpido Usted en la vida de millones de pensionistas (unos 9 millones) para espetar unas afirmaciones…

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Oregon’s Somewhat Secret, Racist Roots

Originalmente publicado en Longreads:
Oregon’s natural beauty belies a nasty history. Slavery was never ratified, but the state made a point to exclude anyone who was black or multiracial from living, working or owning property in its constitution. Matt Novak explains at Gizmodo:…

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Wild Country: Remembering Edward Abbey

Originalmente publicado en Longreads:
The author and environmental activist Edward Abbey, who passed away in 1989, would have been 88 today. Abbey—who Larry McMurtry dubbed “the Thoreau of the American West”—was known for his searing love of wilderness, particularly the…

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The Electrocutioner’s Plug

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Björk’s New Album Is ‘Almost Like a Diary’

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This time, it’s personal: Björk describes her latest album, Vulnicura, as a singer/songwriter endeavor. In this extraordinary interview with Jessica Hopper (an excerpt from the upcoming issue of the Pitchfork Review), the enigmatic musician talks candidly about sexism in…

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The Inequality of Maternity Leave in the United States

Originalmente publicado en Longreads:
In Bloomberg Businessweek, Claire Suddath reports that there are only two countries in the world that don?t have some type of legally protected, partially paid leave for working women who just had a baby: Papua New…

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