“You Oughta Know” (1st post-law school edition)
Law school is done. I’ve managed to read a lot the last couple of days, so there are LOOOOOOTS of links today.
Faith & Religion
Eliel Cruz – Progressive love
Tina Francis – My C-Word: An Introduction
Kathy Escobar – the open broken heart
Zach Hunt – Pat Robertson & Apocalyptic Idolatry
People get ready – there’s a train a-coming
Rachel Held Evans – Is doubt an STD? and Why I don’t witness to people on airplanes
Emily Wierenga – What I (Emily) am learning as a writer, and as a believer, and why it hurts
Lore – Shake & Burn
Enuma Okoro – On being ‘punk’d’ by God
Duane Scott – Why your ugly past should be part of your future
Ann Voskamp – When life burns…what we could do for each other and What Christians need to know about mental health
Overcoming mental illness’ stigma in the church: an interview with Amy Simpson
This week in God
Culture, Society & Life
What I want you to know about living with bipolar disorder
Ann Friedman – Why female politicians aren’t always pro-women
Alexandra – Rehtaeh Parsons is dead
Emily Bazelon – Rehtaeh Parsons rape case – sexting scourge
Chris Selley – How not to solve the bullying problem
Globe Discussion – Mental Health in BC: Progress and challenges
Study: Talking about a female candidate’s appearance hurts her chances of winning
Amy S. Choi – Women in the world: The economic argument for empowerment
The Hillary Doctrine: Women’s rights are a national security issue
Politics, Economics & Law
What does our prime minister’s handwriting saw about the man?
Brad Wall defends gay-straight alliance position
Chris Selley – MPs need to grow a spine and speak their minds
Supreme Court of Canada launches probe over allegations of former Chief Justice leaking details of constitutional talks
Tabatha Southey – Conservative robo-calls ran afoul of the law – and my mom
Susan Delacourt – Thatcher’s legacy in Canada
Bryne Purchase – Is capitalism hazardous to mankind?
Paul Heinbecker – It’s not just the drought treaty. Canada is vanishing from the United Nations.
President Obama: Damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t
Andrew Sullivan on Margaret Thatcher: Thatcher, Liberator and The Iron Lady vs. Today’s GOP
Mark Mackinnon – North Korean leader paints himself into a corner
Random & Weird
As a study of popular culture, I, too, maintain that gossip is important.
The internet is making you fat, stupid and poor. Here’s what to do about it.
The secret life of cats: what you can learn by putting a GPS on your kitty
What I’m reading…
What I’m watching…