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Jigna Desai - a woman with dark hair and glasses with brown skin
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Jeff Liang
Professor Jigna Desai, director of UCSB's Center for Feminist Futures
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man in sweater with grey white hair inside a black sculpture's shadow
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Debra Herrick
Nelson Lichtenstein
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six women facing the sea with their arms raised in heart hands
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Simona Pilolla
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Two hands in fingerless gloves hold a cardboard house
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iStock / pcess609

Is housing a human right?
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kristen thomas-mcgill white woman with glasses on blue stage
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Jeopardy Productions, Inc.
History doctoral candidate Kristen Thomas-McGill on Jeopardy
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A person walks past a Vote Here sign in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Lorie Shaull via Wikimedia
Climate concerns likely gave Democrats the White House in 2020
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A teenager and an adult sitting in chairs, facing one another, in serious conversation
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iStock / SeventyFour
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Jean Beaman head shot
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Matt Perko
Jean Beaman, associate professor of sociology