Valerie Schloredt

Valerie Schloredt is the books editor for YES! Magazine.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019
How Capitalism Exploits Our Fear of Old Age
o I’ll be out in public, maybe ordering coffee, and someone I don’t know will address me as “sweetie.” I’m a 60-year-old woman, and I look my age. Because people haven’t called me “sweetie” since I was about 5, I’m thinking this is an age thing. That seems more obvious when a stranger ironically...
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Friday, January 13, 2012
The (Remote-Controlled) War at Home
Nearly a third of the aircraft used by the United States military don't carry pilots, according to a new Congressional report . The aircraft are drones, and their pilots are often thousands of miles away, controlling them remotely from bases in the United States.
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