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“The reality is that CBD (Cannabidiol), which is what medical marijuana is, has no psychoactive components. So you’re not getting the patient high,” explains Peckham.
“Harassment, threats of violence: These are not a partisan issue. They don’t just affect Democratic women. They are really for all women in politics,” says Politico reporter Emma Margolin.
Quantum Physics and Classical Ballet? Meet Merritt Moore, Who is Breaking New Ground In Both Fields.
“Science, math, physics and dance for me is one category because all of these things are non-verbal,” says quantum physicist and world class ballerina Merrit Moore.
One Reporter’s Investigation Reveals Confusion and Emotional Dilemma Surrounding America’s Untested Rape Kits
Rape kit evidence is crucial information for survivors of sexual violence. The Washington Post reporter Jessica Contrera discusses the fate of rape kits in America.
Learn about the Women’s Bakery, an organization that works with women in East Africa to develop economically sustainable bakeries in their local communities.
Most kids plead guilty so that they can go home even if they didn’t commit the crime, says Liza, author of the book “All Day: A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island”.
In this conversation with Whitney Narcisse of First Round, learn about what makes a good match and why you might want more than one mentor.
“A lot of countries are afraid to take too strong a stance against the Myanmar government for fear of interrupting the democratization process which is ironic because nothing suggests that you have a democracy taking hold”, says Mayesha Salam.
“Venezuela is going through an extremely difficult economic crisis, a crisis that this country has never seen it before”, says Venezuela’s former diplomat and human rights advocator Luisa Kislinger from Caracas.
“It really struck me that these girls are such heroes. Can you imagine defying one of the most deadly terror groups in the world?” says Searcey.
Sarah Scoles discusses Making Contact, her new book about the astronomer Jill Tarter and the struggles she faced while trying to answer one question: “Are we alone in the universe?”
“We believe that touch can be healing but for women who have had their body violated, it’s really important that they have a sense of, “this is my body, this is my mat, no one’s going to come on it””, says Zoë LePage, founder of Exhale to Inhale.