The New York Times ran a lovely essay from America Ferrera, who used triathlete training to quiet her inner critic.
I am a big admirer of Shane Claiborne (more on him here) and he co-wrote, with Tony Campolo, this Times op-ed. I have also been a fan of the Red Letter Christian movement. Whaddya think?
So last night, Slate posted this story, a story that — though long — looks like the smattering of a Trump scandal, or worse. So was a Trump computer server corresponding with Russia? This morning, the New York Times said that in investigating Trump, the FBI had as yet found “no clear link to Russia.” The investigation — …
At last count, there were 281. As narcissistic as it sounds, I would consider my life a life-well-lived if I could make this list. (The list took up two full pages in the New York Times.)
Thank you, Donald Trump, for this teachable moment.
Just read this, by Jessica Bennett and the New York Times. From the essay: …to the rest of us, or at least the 51 percent of us who are women, Mr. Trump’s behavior was also painfully familiar, reminiscent of the types of dismissals so many of us deal with every day. “To the men amazed …
The New York Times had a story this morning about the children of Aleppo, Syria. To say it’s hard to read is an understatement, but if felt important to share here.
You can read more here.
This kind of storytelling is incredible and awesome and so very educational.
Watch those comforting hands on the back of 15-year old Cameron, Alton Sterling’s son. Mr. Sterling was shot dead by police on Tuesday in Baton Rouge. Listen to that young man’s sobs. And then read this. Goddammit. This has to stop. We are awash in these awful videos — including ones that show us the actual taking …