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G&Ts on the Veranda: An Homage to Franz Boas and a Better Anthropology

Francis Gooding London Review of Books
Boas was an outlier in a field that tolerated if not justified white racial superiority over the world’s “lesser” breeds, He and his intellectual successors— largely women-did what scholars and journalists need to do: listen, ask questions, observe.

The Women of the Neanderthals

Rebecca Wragg Sykes Aeon
Not all Neanderthals were ‘cavemen’: half were women. What can archaeologists tell us about how they lived?

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Armageddon at 10,000 BCE

Javier Barbuzano Eos
Fragments of a comet likely hit Earth 12,800 years ago, and a little Paleolithic village in Syria might have suffered the impact.

Aiming for a Science of All Humanity

Daniel Hruschka The Conversation
More than 90 percent of studies recently published in psychological science’s flagship journal come from countries representing less than 15 percent of the world’s population.
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