Monday 8 August 2016

Links 8/8/16


In the US, laws that restrict the freedom to vote and are specifically targeted against African Americans ("with surgical precision") are being overturned by judges.

During the last months of the Obama Presidency, a love for science and geeky things, and an essay written by Obama on feminism and intersectionality

In Australia and many other places, a new right-wing that is hostile to neoliberal ideas

In Japan, 7-Elevens are providing essential infrastructure for the elderly. 

Zadie Smith on Brexit. 

Pop Culture: 

An excellent take-down of the tone in the article about women crime writers, which failed to point out the long and rich history of women writing crime fiction. 

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