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The latest video from Cut’s “Strange Buds” YouTube series involves actress Aubrey Plaza smoking marijuana with the Sisters of the Valley, better known as “the Weed Nuns.” It was the perfect setting and topic for such a video, considering that Plaza, who smokes, is one the stars of the upcoming convent-set comedy film, The Little Hours. “I see you – I mean I have guilt because I’m Catholic,” says Plaza to Sisters Kate and Evie, five minutes after she takes her first hit of the provided...
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Though the next Summer Olympics are a long time away to even think about (more than 1,130 days, but who’s counting?), groundbreaking news continues to be released in preparation for the journey to Japan. The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently announced that it intends to have more women partaking in the Tokyo 2020 Games. In an effort to reach a 50% gender balance at the Olympic Games in both athletes and events, the IOC plans to have 48.8% of women participate, according...
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Eric Trump, Donald Trump’s slimy son, created a media shitstorm after calling his father’s critics “not even people” on Fox News’s Hannity last night. Regarding the President’s detractors, he declared, “I’ve never seen hatred like this. And to me, they’re not even people. It’s so, so sad. Morality is just gone. Morals have just flown out the window, and we deserve so much better than this as a country.” Eric Trump’s ability to dehumanize those that are different than him is a tactic that President Trump...
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Summer is heating up here at BUST HQ and glamorous go-getters are all over our June/July issue, starting with our awesomely outspoken cover star, Amandla Stenberg! Inside, we’ve got an interview with trans justice pioneer Janet Mock; a revealing essay by a woman who divorced her mom; a guide for gals who want to run for office; an intriguing historical piece on a legendary tribe of sub-Saharan warrior women; and more. SUBSCRIBE NOW!     ON THE COVER: Amandla Stenberg Photographed By Kat Borchart; Styling By Jardine Hammond; Hair...
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Yesterday, an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England ended in terror after a suicide bombing killed at least 22 concertgoers and injured at least 59, according to the most recent report from the BBC. According to the Independent, the terrorist was 22-year-old Salman Abedi, who was born in the UK to Libyan refugee parents. ISIS has claimed responsibility, but this has not yet been verified. Two victims have been named among the 22 dead so far - both young girls. Eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos died of her...
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Spring has sprung and that means it's time to spring clean that closet! Out with your old drab winter clothes and in with some bright and feministy fun spring wear! BUST’s Spring Craftacular is your one stop shop for all things spring attire. Shop for you, a friend, a neighbor- doesn’t matter as long as you treat yourself! Check out just a few of these adorable looks you can find at BUST’s Spring Craftacular on Saturday and Sunday May 6th and 7th at the Greenpoint...
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On April 12, Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam was found dead on the bank of New York's Hudson River, not far from her home in Harlem. She was both the first Muslim woman judge in the United States, and the first black woman appointed to New York's highest court, the New York Court of Appeals. The New York Times writes that Abdus-Salaam was "among the most reliable and steadfast liberal voices, regularly siding with vulnerable parties — the poor, impoverished immigrants and people with mental illnesses, for...
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  The Washington Post's Express magazine today made the upcoming Women’s March on Washington their cover story, with an illustration of the march’s participants forming a powerful symbol. The only problem? The cover showed the male symbol instead of the female one.  The embarrassing mistake was caught by plenty of readers/tweeters, many of whom took to social media to spotlight the publication for their slip up. Facepalm.   Express was quick to make a statement in response, saying "We made a mistake on our cover this morning and we're very embarrassed," and adding that...
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The House has had an Ethics Committee since the 19th century but its unequal bipartisanship prevented it from fully overseeing and enforcing ethics in the House. Much like congress, it was challenging to achieve much and so in March 2008 it created the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) which, “is an independent, non-partisan entity charged with reviewing allegations of misconduct against Members, officers, and staff of the United States House of Representatives and, when appropriate, referring matters to the House Committee on Ethics.” This means that...
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On Sunday, we finally got a break from the dark news of 2016. Around midday, the Army Corps of Engineers denied The Energy Transfer Company the permit to drill under the Missouri River, effectively ensuring the pipeline will be rerouted away from the land belonging to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. It was a powerful and celebratory day for the Water Protectors and allies that have been standing ground in freezing North Dakota for months to protect the land, water, and sacred burial sites from The Dakota...
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