Hello, Friends. How are you? How was your weekend? We spent Friday at Olive’s new apartment in Paris, getting her all set up. (Looks cute and cozy now.) And then I spent half of Saturday and Sunday reading Midnight Sun (the Twilight story told from Edward’s point of view), and taking a little social media break. I kept thinking I would write a link list post, and never found the energy — but I had the energy this morning, so…
Anyone in the mood for a Monday edition of my Friday Link List? : )
Here are a few things I’ve wanted to share:
-Advice from a host of experts about the best ways to talk to friends and family about conspiracy theories.
-This makes me so incredibly angry. Facebook Manipulated the News You See to Appease Republicans.
-Some people you know in real life aren’t voting. Here are 4 science-backed ways to inspire your friends to vote.
-“Originalism is an intellectual cloak drummed up (somewhat recently) to dignify a profoundly retrogressive view of the Constitution as a straitjacket on the ability of the federal government to act on behalf of the public.”
-I am an Uighur who faced China’s concentration camps. This is my story.
-Death and surrender to power in the clothing of men.
-When Biden talks of transitioning away from oil, towns like Greensburg, Kansas is what he means. Flattened by a tornado, it built back green.
-The Trump campaign knew it needed to keep Black voters away from the polls to win Florida in 2016. So it came up with a digital strategy called “deterrence”: Pouring disinformation into Black communities. Data shows there’s evidence it worked.
-The Supreme Court Is Helping Republicans Rig Elections. “Roberts knew which knife he wanted to use to gut the Voting Rights Act, but he had to wipe Taney’s fingerprints from the handle first.”
-They felt the exact same misery.
-Are you following the #EndSARS story in Nigeria?
-You have got to be kidding me. An Ohio school has been assigning kids PragerU videos for class.
-We gave an electric ukulele as a wedding gift recently. In the case of couples who don’t have a registry, do you have a go-to gift you like to give?
Here are some tweets I saved for you:
–This thread. And really everything Bree Newsome Bass writes.
-A helpful thread for those who want some clarity around the history of kids in cages.
-Surely we can do this.
-I have no idea if it’s accurate at all, but I love all the dancing.
-I love stuff like this.
-How would you define “true conservatism“?
-The courts have already been packed by the Republicans.
–This is evergreen. (Re: Jeffrey Toobin.)
-I feel the same way.
I hope you had a good weekend. I missed you like crazy.