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Raising kids in U.S. vs Germany: Mom calls out differences

The U.S. and Germany exemplify two very different approaches to addressing this issue. In 2005, Germany’s then-Chancellor Angela Merkel began expanding parental benefits and investing in child care (along with accepting young refugees from Syria in 2015). The result has been a much-improved birth rate. However, in the U.S., the…

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Native American Two Spirit Fights to Keep Tribe’s Language Alive

The ancestral home of DeLesslin “Roo” George-Warren’s tribe is along the banks of the Catawba River, near the modern border of North Carolina and South Carolina. Thousands of years before first contact with Europeans, they called themselves Ye Iswąˀ, or “people of the river.” Source: Native American Two Spirit Fights…

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Syracuse mayor tests city’s ‘9-cents-a-day’ diet to feed the poor, kickstarting the ‘Syracuse diet’ – syracuse.com

City dieticians, nutritionists and government officials worked on a plan which walked a delicate balance between providing enough sustenance while not putting more strain on Syracuse’s budget. Source: Syracuse mayor tests city’s ‘9-cents-a-day’ diet to feed the poor, kickstarting the ‘Syracuse diet’ – syracuse.com

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16 Questions about One Photo with Taiwo Aina: The Women and Culture of the Osun Osogbo Festival | Flickr Blog

Taiwo Aina is a visual storyteller and filmmaker who specializes in documentary stories and creative portraiture. She is based in Abuja, Nigeria. She currently creates works around daily experiences in human life and the societal issues that affect them, women, agriculture, and entrepreneurship. Taiwo is interested in capturing beautiful moments….

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