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Maggie Craig

Fighting fear with the skater girls of NYC
  • City

Fighting fear with the skater girls of NYC

Girl Riders Organization looks to empower girls and women through action sports and co-opting typically male-centric public skate parks.

  • Question

Why are most hazardous food recalls voluntary?

Why are most hazardous food recalls voluntary?

Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of people who know what they’re talking about. Today, we ask food safety experts, lawyers and food policy activists about the danger lurking in our kitchen.

Meet the cosplay handlers, unsung heroes of Comic Con
  • Pop Stuff

Meet the cosplay handlers, unsung heroes of Comic Con

Flocks of fantastically costumed superfans get tons of attention, but they couldn't do it without their helpful sidekicks.

  • Life

They’re here, get used to them: why gender-neutral pronouns are not “radical”

They’re here, get used to them: why gender-neutral pronouns are not “radical”

A majority of languages around the world have no gender distinctions in pronouns. So why is using "they" as a singular pronoun considered so politically and grammatically unconventional?

  • Question

What's the difference between a religion and a cult?

What's the difference between a religion and a cult?

Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of people who know what they're talking about. Today, we speak to theologians and psychologists about worship, fanaticism and blurred lines.