Saturday, 31 December 2016

Links 31/12/16 compact edition

Politics and Pop Culture: 

We have to resist: A Longreads interview with Rebecca Solnit. 

After losing the popular vote by a massive margin, the GOP is already working on new efforts to suppress voting rights

The New York Times investigated the psychological effects on people stuck in Australia's offshore detention centres.

Ta-Nehisi Coates on the history of the first black President in the White House: My President Was Black (and more in this interview between Obama and Coates).

Bitch media with a series of essays on unnatural disasters, eg. the horrors of 2016

Carrie Fisher drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own bra (and the invaluable role Carrie Fisher played as a mental health advocate, and an interview for NPR).

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