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Humor is no Joke

By Gabriel Lesser Political humor is booming in Brazil. It’s practically inescapable if you’re on social—or unsocial—media. Sérgio Augusto recently wrote in the Folha de São Paulo newspaper that the election of an extreme right-wing president who reveres Brazil’s most … Continue reading

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A New Abnormal

Originally Published by The Bulletin of Concerned Scientists Editor’s note: Founded in 1945 by University of Chicago scientists who had helped develop the first atomic weapons in the Manhattan Project, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists created the Doomsday Clock two years later, using … Continue reading

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A Man Who Sought A Better Tomorrow

By Steve Weissman The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) has appropriately honored Stan Ovshinsky many times in the past. What additional insights can we garner from the beautifully written new biography, The Man Who Saw Tomorrow: The Life and … Continue reading

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Across the Aisle: Berkeley and Michigan Students Discuss the Election

By Sofia Gonzalez-Platas As I walked into the room where the panel was about to take place, I was welcomed by a screen showing the faces of 12 students from Macomb County Community College looking back at us — eager … Continue reading

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The Legacy Continues

By Julie Chavez Rodriguez Since my days walking through Sproul Plaza as a proud Latin American Studies major, I always knew that I was walking down a path that was paved long before I was born. It was a path … Continue reading

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