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It was a 36-year-long social experiment that led to horrible human rights violations, the effects of which will play out in China for years to come.By Doug Fabrizio
Awareness has grown in recent years about the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. This week, we’re talking about what we know about the problem, what we don’t know and what’s being done to address it.By Doug Fabrizio
150 years ago, on February 14, 1870, Salt Lake City resident Seraph Young and 25 other Utah women voted in a municipal election, becoming the first women in the country to vote under equal suffrage laws.By Doug Fabrizio
Have you ever heard of the Texas Dip? It’s a wild curtsy you might see performed—or botched—at a debutante ball. Kristen Richardson calls it a magic trick. And, yes, debutantes are still a thing. They’re the subject of her new book The Season .By Doug Fabrizio
Back in the early ’60s, Fred Adams had a dream. His dream was rooted in Cedar City, which at that time was home to more livestock than people, so the idea of starting a festival there devoted to the plays of William Shakespeare probably shouldn’t have worked. But Adams was a visionary. Through his persistence, tenacity, and his ability to inspire o…
How does a composer manipulate our feelings during a film scene? Edmund Stone, host of the radio program The Score , explains the magic of film scoring through this year’s Oscar nominated Best Original Musical Scores.By Doug Fabrizio
President Trump was acquitted by the Senate this week on the charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The vote would have run straight along party lines if not for a lone outlier: Utah Senator Mitt Romney.By Doug Fabrizio
Director Brian Knappenberger’s Sundance documentary short Church and the Fourth Estate tells one man’s story–and the efforts to cover it up and silence him–of sexual abuse at the hands of his Scout leader when he was in middle school.By Doug Fabrizio
Deep in the Arizona desert, there’s an enormous glass terrarium that houses a replica, in miniature, of the earth’s ecosystems. It’s called Biosphere 2.By Doug Fabrizio
Through the 1980s to the early 2000s, astrologer and TV personality Walter Mercado was a household name in Latinx homes–reaching, at his peak, an estimated 120 million people with his daily horoscopes. Then, in 2007, Mercado disappeared.By Doug Fabrizio
On Feb. 13, 2017, as he was walking through Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport, two young women approached North Korean royal family member Kim Jong-nam, smearing what proved to be VX nerve agent on his face. Within an hour, he was dead.By Doug Fabrizio
MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini was working with a facial recognition software when she encountered a problem: The robot she was programming could not detect her own face, and she had to wear a white mask in order to finish the project.By Doug Fabrizio
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