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Ana Beatriz Ribeiro has 357 articles published.

Lexit: Leipziger group seeks EU exit

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It’s an unprecedented joint effort in town, uniting people who don’t see eye-to-eye on many issues.

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Zagreb’s gallery of broken hearts

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The Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb. Photo: Ana Ribeiro

The concept of giving a cathartic shrine to breakups began in the Croatian capital in 2006, and has traveled to other cities in Europe, the Americas and Asia; a branch has now opened in Hollywood.

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Is “Hidden Figures” too rosy a picture?

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Hidden Figures could have used a bit more gray besides its nearly rosy portrayal of brilliant black women's lives amid the Civil Rights Movement and a male-dominated field. Photo: public domain

As characters in this acclaimed movie, the white people are mostly background, who barely react in the midst of the revolution these women bring into their segregated bubble.

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Our glocal webzine has turned 2

in Culture / Entertainment/Glocal/What's on by

It’s because of you. Come celebrate with us, get to know us a little better, and look to the future.

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Growing up a tawny and round Latin woman

in Opinion/Philosophies/Society by

We’ve often been told we don’t have the “right” weight, skin color, or feminine qualities. It’s important to arm ourselves with information and self-love, and support each other, as a first step in fighting for gender equality. #BeBoldForChange

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Orwell: timeless thinker of his own routine?

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Orwell was also a keen observer of the mundane, which also makes his writing timeless. Photo: public domain

George Orwell’s “prophecies” feeding into “1984” were also (or actually) observations from his daily life in Britain, especially in the immediate aftermath of World War II.

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