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Deep Roots Help This Chicago Pharmacist Avoid Creating Another Drugstore Desert

By Markian Hawryluk CHICAGO — Del-Kar Pharmacy in the North Lawndale neighborhood has had a front-row seat to history. Martin Luther King Jr. bought his daily newspaper there when he lived in Chicago in the late 1960s. The Black Panthers’ local headquarters was a block away, and the pharmacy shared a building with the Conservative Vice Lords, a notorious street gang whose members still check in … Continue reading Deep Roots Help This Chicago Pharmacist Avoid Creating Another Drugstore Desert

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The long fight against sexual assault and harassment at universities

Catherine Carstairs, University of Guelph and Kathryn Hughes, University of Guelph https://narrations.ad-auris.com/widget/the-conversation-canada/the-long-fight-against-sexual-assault-and-harassment-at-universities With the return to university campuses this fall, there have been disturbing reports of both sexual assaults and sexist incidents. At Western University, for example, four students reported being sexually assaulted and there was mass student mobilization following social media reports of numerous sexual assaults at a residence. Police say while they have … Continue reading The long fight against sexual assault and harassment at universities

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The Paris Agreement is working as intended, but we’ve still got a long way to go

Matthew Hoffmann, University of Toronto https://narrations.ad-auris.com/widget/the-conversation-canada/the-paris-agreement-is-working-as-intended–but-we-ve-still-got-a-long-way-to-go Well, this is beginning to feel old: 2021 was another year of climate catastrophes — just like the one before it. Yet another year of fires and floods, with more beckoning for 2022. And, like last year, there are desperate calls for 2022 to be a year of accelerated climate action. It has to be, in so many ways … Continue reading The Paris Agreement is working as intended, but we’ve still got a long way to go