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Stories

Viewpoint

In Spain’s Silence, Francisco Franco’s Memory Echoes

The dictator’s ghost has been haunting Spain for more than 40 years. It is high time for the country to confront its history.

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Podcast

Closer to Home

Expressions

Confronting the Specter of Cultural Appropriation

From Halloween costumes to haute couture, ethnic foods to movies, the danger of appropriating another culture seems to be everywhere. How do we weigh the difference between celebrating and stealing someone else’s culture?

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Lab Bench

Why Can’t Most Humans Drink Milk?