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  1. “So those who hold the privilege and control the decision-making process need to push until they’re bordering on discomfort, and then they will know they’re headed in the right direction.”

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  2. Art
  3. Make Wealth History

    On his blog, UK-based writer Jeremy Williams publishes on sustainability, global inequality, and the need to “use less, want less, and be more generous” to protect our planet and its inhabitants.

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  4. The Diversity Deal

    In the wake of the #MuslimBan Executive Order and the airport protests that followed it, London-based writer Ali Abbas calls on Muslim communities to forge stronger, more reciprocal ties with other marginalized groups.

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  5. “We’re all pointing in different directions. I’d like to think I know where True North is, but with so many others’ fingers extended, jabbing all over the place, how can I be sure?”

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  6. The Slow Melt

    The first podcast to cover the continuum of chocolate, The Slow Melt uses chocolate as the thick, delicious lens through which to explore the world.

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  7. The Baseline Scenario

    Launched in 2008, The Baseline Scenario explains the key issues in the global economy and develops concrete policy proposals. Authored by Peter Boone, Simon Johnson, and James Kwak, the blog has been cited by every major publication covering economics and finance.

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  8. The Best of Tropics of Meta in 2016

    The editors at Tropics of Meta compile their favorite posts from 2016, on topics including architecture, hip hop, and politics — both tragic (the Orlando shooting, the US presidential election) and inspiring (struggles for social justice).

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  9. The Girl on the Piccadilly Line

    Amsterdam-based Zoë, an award-winning blogger and freelance writer, is originally from the UK. She publishes on education, politics, travel, and other topics.

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  10. Life in a Forgotten Corner of Europe

    When your country’s border is perpetually redrawn: “Katija’s sister lives less than a mile away, in what is now Belarus. Despite the short distance, Katija has to make an almost 90-mile round trip in order to reach a border crossing.”

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    Photo by Aleksander Klug
  11. The Posts That Moved Us in 2016: Current Events

    A selection of powerful writing that came out of the year’s tragedies and conflicts.

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    Demonstration in London, March 2016. Photo by Ron F. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).
  12. To Act, or Not to Act On Social Media

    Michael Sacasas posits that when faced with hate on social media, silence is the best response.

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  13. Comics
  14. sqwabb

    Reporting from the streets of Vancouver, Canada, Stanley Q. Woodvine writes about the challenges of homeless life, as well as on personal interests like anime and computers.

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  15. Conflicted Elector in a Corrupt College

    Art Sisneros, a Texas Republican and a member of the Electoral College, explains his decision to resign from the College on religious grounds ahead of this year’s vote.

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