1. 2020: The year the media silenced our imminent collapse

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    January 16, 2021 by Cláudia

    My master’s dissertation in Human Ecology sought to understand how climate activism is represented to a general public and how …
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  2. Growth is not a straight line

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    December 22, 2020 by Cláudia

    After many years of feeling better, a year like 2020 feels disappointingly like a major setback. However, it may tell us something about personal growth and compassion.

  3. Pets are not programmable toys

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    November 10, 2020 by Cláudia

    In the five years that I’ve volunteered at an animal shelter, I’ve luckily had to say goodbye to many sweet …
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  4. Breakup Diaries | Ending a 10-year relationship at 24 years old… Now what?

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    October 10, 2020 by Cláudia

    Last week, my long-term almost-10 year relationship ended, leaving me with this overarching feeling of… Now what? A big part …
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  5. Review: The Social Dilemma

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    September 23, 2020 by Cláudia

    The Social Dilemma, directed by Jeff Orlowski, is a movie that features several former social media employees as whistleblowers, as …
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  6. Black Voices Matter 2: Allyship

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    September 17, 2020 by Cláudia

    This post is part of a series called Black Voices Matter, in which I step aside and let Black voices …
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  7. Yes, I’ve gained weight. No, you cannot comment on it. An anti-diet culture manifesto.

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    August 30, 2020 by Cláudia

    During my formative teenage years, my body was what society considers slim. Even throughout my most depressive years, I still …
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  8. To my fellow white feminists – we need to do better

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    August 11, 2020 by Cláudia

    I’ve not always identified as a feminist, but it has been one of my epithets for a few years now. …
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  9. How the murder of George Floyd changed me

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    July 14, 2020 by Cláudia

    This is a piece about how the heartbreak caused by George Floyd’s murder changed me and turned anti-racism into an …
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  10. Black Women’s Voices Matter

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    July 6, 2020 by Cláudia

    This post is part of a series called Black Voices Matter, in which I step aside and let Black voices …
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