Tag Archives: ReadLater

NYT on Georgia’s new voting law

https://twitter.com/JuddLegum/status/1377959738978230274?s=20

Welp. From Judd Legum to the NYT. I will consider that a solid endorsement.

#readlater

Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) Tweeted: A common new Republican talking point is that Georgia’s new voting law actually EXPANDS opportunities to vote. This is BS and I’ve explained why in a couple of threads but this NYT article also does a good job of laying out the facts https://t.co/eQs1c4Gx00

Possible inputs on indigenous civilization

https://twitter.com/TheAgentNDN/status/1353433993207803904?s=20

Some replies in here mention things to read/watch for an alternate viewpoint. (This is mostly me bookmarking this for myself to come back to later.)

Agent NDN (@TheAgentNDN) Tweeted: I’m still blown away that I managed to be in academia for like a decade before realizing Hobbes’ Leviathan is racist as fuck against Indigenous people. Nobody talks about that.

Tweet from Frisco Uplink (@_danilo)

Frisco Uplink (@_danilo) Tweeted: @/nicoleciravolo is a popular TikTok creator probably best known for her character Ms. Connie. Ms. Connie is the hidden power of the high school, a secretary in the administrators’ office. She’s savvy, gossipy, and unswervingly dedicated to the protection of students. https://t.co/rPW4uuqZjO https://twitter.com/_danilo/status/1302312640690171905?s=20

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice – Equality Includes You – Medium

https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e0234

To do: ask my local NAACP branch if they think this is a good list. (I’m guessing the answer will be “yes”.)

Or not. Here’s a counterpoint: https://twitter.com/LilyBolourian/status/1266058333997367296?s=20

BECOMING ANNE FRANK (Smithsonian)

https://twitter.com/_abbymuller/status/1252271373709381632?s=20

Dammit, Twitter, I have to work!

«This piece is good smithsonianmag.com/history/becomi: “The line most often quoted from Frank’s diary—“In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart”—is often called “inspiring,” by which we mean that it flatters us.”»

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/becoming-anne-frank-180970542/

Sci-fi books to read sometime

https://twitter.com/hawkwing_lb/status/1221043605428756480?s=20

Dr. Liz Bourke (🏳️‍🌈 all year) (@hawkwing_lb) Tweeted:
Beginning to try to think about Hugo noms for 2019. My best novel list looks like: THE RAVEN TOWER (@ann_leckie), ANCESTRAL NIGHT (@matociquala), A MEMORY CALLED EMPIRE (@ArkadyMartine), REALM OF ASH (@tashadrinkstea), and EMPRESS OF FOREVER (@maxgladstone, token bloke).