First, in self-promotional links: I finally wrote about the ideas in Laura Vanderkam's latest book, Off the Clock, that resonated with me the most.
Michelle Rene's Tattoo is on sale for just $0.99 at Kobo right now. The sale ends Monday, so grab a copy now!
Now in other links:
This Dara Lind article about the Americans that are stepping in to help reunited immigrant families gives me hope.
Franklin Foer's article about America's kleptocracy problem is... less hope-inspiring.
Dr. Jen Gunter's post about menopause is really helpful.
I've got a couple of podcast recommendations, too:
I learned a lot from Josh Marshall's discussion with historian Gregory Downs about voter suppression in the post-Civil War era. I'd like to read the article that Downs wrote for TPM, too, but haven't have time yet.
And I'm still thinking about Ezra Klein's discussion with psychologist Jennifer Richeson about demographic change and "demographic threat." I'm thinking a lot about why we phrase this demographic change as a "threat" to white people, and how we could change that framing. I certainly don't feel under threat by the demographics in my city!
This made me laugh:
So did this:
So nostalgic for the days when "hostile foreign actor" would just have meant, like, Russell Crowe a few pints in.— Jeff Mac (@JeffMacIsHere) July 31, 2018
I like this feminist agenda:
Workout.— Sci Curious (@scicurious) July 25, 2018
Safety and health for women and non-binary people.
Child care and contraceptive access.
Intersectionality! It's not just for white women!
Usable pockets in everything.
26th July 2018 pic.twitter.com/AHMe9ARonm— Rabbit of the Day 🐰 (@RabbitoftheDay) July 26, 2018
Happy weekend, everyone !