A rule of thumb for nuclear war

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Look toward the horizon. Close one eye. Stick out your arm and hold your thumb over the mushroom cloud looming in the distance. If the cloud is bigger than your thumb, run. Run as fast as you can. This “rule of thumb” has been circulated online as an underground survival
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Performing arts can facilitate peaceful dialogue and free speech

With the recent high-profile cancellation of Cal Performances’ season-opening performance by the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, originally scheduled for the evening of Sept. 21 at the Hearst Greek Theatre, the increasingly uneasy relationship between geopolitics and the arts — and the global issue of free speech — landed directly
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Students on campus and worldwide seek liberty in North Korea

  So many people, when they think about North Korea, think about nuclear missiles or political threats or the Great Leader. They don’t really think about the North Korean people and their own stories and the hardships they have trance face,” said Haejin Song, president of the Berkeley chapter of Liberty
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