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Before We Were Trans: A New History of Gender

Jane Haile New York Journal of Books
This new book, says reviewer Haile, surveys "the existence of non-binary gender ideas, roles and behavior across cultures and from different time periods."

Let Puerto Rico Be Free (Long Article)

Jaquira Díaz The Atlantic
The only just future for my home is not statehood, but full independence from the United States. But the future of a free Puerto Rico doesn’t need to be utopian, or easy, to be just.

For Shireen Abu Akleh

Jennifer Zacharia Boston Review
Condemning U.S. deference to Israel, a cousin remembers the life and legacy of the slain Palestinian American journalist: "Despite valid press credentials, a protective vest, and a helmet, my cousin was shot in the head by an Israeli sniper."

Not War Alone

Tom Stevenson London Review of Books
The global food crisis

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One Woman’s Spanish Civil War

Eleanor J. Bader The Indypendent
Judith Berlowitz’s historical novel offers readers a peek into the Spanish Civil War and the idealism that brought people from across the globe together to fight for democratic governance and human rights.
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