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On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

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Here's all the news on our radar today: 

• There have been 74 school shootings since Sandy Hook—about one every seven days. The problem of gun violence worsens, and still we do nothing. [PolicyMic] 

• “Rough sleeping” has reportedly risen 75 percent in London over the last three years—and the despicable “anti-homeless spikes” have become an increasingly familiar deterrent. [AlJazeera] 

• Who says men can’t be feminists? These rad high school boys know better: “Feminism can help us all.” [Feministing]

• Nearly 50 years after the Voting Rights Act of 1965 outlawed discriminatory voting practices, Native Americans are still fighting for equal voting rights. Stephanie Woodard’s in-depth look at the hurdles faced by folks living on reservations is well worth your time. [In These Times] 

• Live Unchained is celebrating “women across the world who have used art as a tool to express their own radical truths.” Check out some of the amazing creators they’ve highlighted, here. [Live Unchained] 

• “I speak no French, monsieur. Good day to you.” Leave it to The Toast to make us smile: This time, the laughs come courtesy of Mallory Ortberg’s “Western Art History: 500 Years of Women Ignoring Men.” [The Toast]

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