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Useful Relics

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In the Colombian village where I grew up, the most common way to tell the time was seeing Don Noé’s chiva going up and down the road. A short and colorful bus with a wooden body, it connected the local peasants with the town of Sonsón for more than thirty years...

Getting from Here to There

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Passengers scramble for buses in Bogotá and climb aboard the speedy but crowded public transport system that traverses this sprawling city of seven million people, the capital of Colombia. Cyclists whiz by in designated lanes and taxis move from here to there in what seem...

Gendered Cycling and Covid-19

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“Are you okay? Are you going to make it?” Fernanda Garcia shouted to me as we cycled up the hillside of Pichincha toward her gated community on the periphery of Quito, the capital city of Ecuador. I replied back, “Let’s just keep going.” A few moments later, when I was struggling...

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Planting Dreams

Planting Dreams

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Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano once wrote, “Many little people, in small places, doing little things, can change the world.” A few days ago, I called my friend and retired teacher Elena…

Overcoming Gender Bias

Overcoming Gender Bias

All around the world, students find their education severely disrupted by Covid-19—including at Harvard and for this Chilean at Harvard in particular. In Chile, all educational institutions in the…

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Becoming Free, Becoming Black

Becoming Free, Becoming Black

The year was 1690. In the city of Havana, Cuba, a 20-year old enslaved woman named Juana asked the man who held her in slavery, one Juan Junco González, to grant her…

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