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    • The ‘Sokal Squared’ Hoax Sums up American Politics

    • By: Christine Emba
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Do dogs suffer “oppression based upon (perceived) gender”? Can observing human-canine interactions help us disrupt “hegemonic masculinities”? Clearly, there’s a dearth of scholarly research on this subject. That’s probably why the journal Gender, Place, and Culture was so excited to publish an academic paper titled, “Human reactions to rape culture and queer performativity at urban dog parks in Portland, Oregon” — to make an important contribution to the literature.

    "The ‘Sokal Squared’ Hoax Sums up American Politics" is from the October 10, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christine Emba and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • One Deleted Column Does Not a War on Free Speech Make

    • By: Christine Emba
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Which beleaguered free-speech champion is being silenced today?"One Deleted Column Does Not a War on Free Speech Make" is from the July 15, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christine Emba and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • What Is White Privilege?

    • By: Christine Emba
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "What Is White Privilege?" is from the Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christine Emba and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • We Are All Christine Ford. or Brett Kavanaugh.

    • By: Christine Emba
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    By the end of this centuries-long week, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, the person, seems almost beside the point. And in fact, so does Christine Blasey Ford.

    "We Are All Christine Ford. or Brett Kavanaugh." is from the September 29, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christine Emba and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This Is What White Privilege Is

    • By: Christine Emba
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "This Is What White Privilege Is" is from the Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christine Emba and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Kavanaugh Allegations Are Making Us Wait. Thank God.

    • By: Christine Emba
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    How times flies."The Kavanaugh Allegations Are Making Us Wait. Thank God." is from the 9/19.2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christine Emba and narrated by Sam Scholl. 

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    • Yes, Get Consent. But Be Human, Too.

    • By: Christine Emba
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    I spent Saturday afternoon in a darkened theater, surrounded by giggling college freshmen, watching a play about sexual assault. I was back at my alma mater, and not much had changed.

    "Yes, Get Consent. But Be Human, Too." is from the September 13, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christine Emba and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The GOP Is Quietly Crafting Work Requirement Waivers — for White People

    • By: Christine Emba
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    In January, the Trump administration released new guidelines that would allow states to begin imposing work requirements on Medicaid recipients. It was a kindness, really: According to Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, meaningful work is essential to “economic self-sufficiency, self-esteem, wellbeing and . . . health.

    ” Well, for some of us. "The GOP Is Quietly Crafting Work Requirement Waivers — for White People" is from the May 16, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christine Emba and narrated by Sam Scholl.  

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    • Amazon Key Is Silicon Valley at Its Most Out-Of-Touch

    • By: Christine Emba
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Amazon wants to let strangers into your house and train a surveillance camera on your front door. Oh, and they’d like you to pay them $250 for the privilege.

    "Amazon Key Is Silicon Valley at Its Most Out-Of-Touch" is from the October 26, 2017 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christine Emba and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Let’s Rethink Sex

    • By: Christine Emba
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    The backlash to the #MeToo movement has begun. As the parade of post-Weinstein exposés marches on, so do the unhappy reactions to a sexual landscape suddenly turned on its head.

    "Let’s Rethink Sex" is from the November 26, 2017 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christine Emba and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Tech Titans, It's Time to Use Your Power for Good

    • By: Christine Emba
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    Last week Donald Trump convened the oligarchs, gathering about a dozen tech executives for a seemingly convivial meeting on the 25th floor of Trump Tower. Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, Apple’s Tim Cook, Google’s Sergey Brin, Amazon’s Jeffrey P. Bezos (who owns The Post) — although no one looked particularly excited to be present, there they all were.

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    • What’s Next After the Women’s March?

    • By: Christine Emba
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The question, though, is what comes next. Is protest enough? Will the pink “pussyhats” just go to the back of the closet? And what about those women who felt left out from the beginning? Perhaps surprisingly, this march inspires more hope than cynicism.

    "What’s Next After the Women’s March?" is from the January 21, 2017 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Christine Emba and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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