Equality From the Ground Up: Streets in Berlin Must Be Named After Men and Women Equally

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The Jewish Museum in Berlin wants to rename a street in front of it’s building for an 18th century German-Jewish philosopher. But district officials say no. According to an edict passed in the district, no street can be re-named after a man until there are an equal number of streets named after women. After a yearlong negotiation a compromise has been made. The street will be renamed after the philosopher and his wife. The quiz for today, name the 18th century philosopher and his wife.

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