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Claire Provost
14 February 2018
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Women on computers. Photo: WOCinTech Chat/Flickr. (CC BY 2.0). Some rights reserved. How are anti-abortion extremists exploiting #BlackLivesMatter to villfy African-American women? Why has Italian media coverage of the Harvey Weinstein scandal been 'predictably outrageous'? 

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