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Since We Last Spoke: Digital Justice, the New Normal, and McAuliffe’s Moneyball

Updates to pastPacific Standard print stories.

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This Is What the Harassment and Abuse of Women on the Internet Looks Like, Part V

All week we’re running personal stories from Pacific Standard readers in response to Amanda Hess’ cover story, “Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet.”

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This Is What the Harassment and Abuse of Women on the Internet Looks Like, Part IV

All week we’re running personal stories from Pacific Standard readers in response to Amanda Hess’ cover story, “Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet.”

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This Is What the Harassment and Abuse of Women on the Internet Looks Like, Part III

All week we’re running personal stories from Pacific Standard readers in response to Amanda Hess’ cover story, “Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet.”

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This Is What the Harassment and Abuse of Women on the Internet Looks Like, Part II

All week we’re running personal stories from Pacific Standard readers in response to Amanda Hess’ cover story, “Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet.”

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This Is What the Harassment and Abuse of Women on the Internet Looks Like, Part I

All week we’re running personal stories from Pacific Standard readers in response to Amanda Hess’ cover story, “Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet.”

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Editor’s Letter: Real Enough

Introducing the January/February 2014 Issue of Pacific Standard.

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Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet

“Ignore the barrage of violent threats and harassing messages that confront you online every day.” That’s what women are told. But these relentless messages are an assault on women’s careers, their psychological bandwidth, and their freedom to live online. We have been thinking about Internet harassment all wrong.

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Is Online Dating Really the Future of Marriage Matchmaking?

A new study suggests that if you’re genuinely interested in defending marriage, traditional or otherwise, then start an online dating service.

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Teens Care About Online Privacy—Just Not the Same Way You Do

Why do teenagers behave the way that they do online, sharing personal information with just about anybody who wants it? Look to the privacy paradox.

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Can Facebook Promote Safe Sex?

New research shows mixed results when high-risk teenagers are targeted with online public health initiatives.

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When a Romance Is Threatened, People Rebound With God

And when they feel God might reject them, they buddy up to their partner.

How Can We Protect Open Ocean That Does Not Yet Exist?

As global warming melts ice and ushers in a wave of commercial activity in the Arctic, scientists are thinking about how to protect environments of the future.

What Kind of Beat Makes You Want to Groove?

The science behind the rhythms that get you on the dance floor.

Pollution’s Racial Divides

When it comes to the injustice of air pollution, the divide between blacks and whites is greater than the gap between the rich and the poor.

Hunger and Low Blood Sugar Can Spur Domestic Quarrels

In an experiment, scientists found a correlation between low blood glucose and higher levels of spousal frustration.

The Big One

One state—Pennsylvania—logs 52 percent of all sales, shipments, and receipts for the chocolate manufacturing industry. March/April 2014