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    The Case of the Perfect Girl Detective

    Joanna Greenberg reflects on a lifetime of admiring Nancy Drew, anticipating the release of the new film "Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase."

    The Untranslatable Journey of Argentina’s Fourth Feminist Wave

    Tamara Tenenbaum traces the fourth feminist wave in Argentina, from #NiUnaMenos to #MiraComoNosPonemos.

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