And another thing…

…there is a┬ádiscussion online about the veracity (and wisdom) of wearing a safety pin to signal that you are an ally to members of any group of people who feel threatened by last week’s election results. I think any one who thinks by donning a safety pin they’ve made everything all better is silly. But …

How Section 8 became a slur

In the recent McKinney, Texas, pool fight that resulted in charges of police brutality and one police officer quitting the force, one of the slurs yelled by white residents included Section 8 housing. Here’s Vox’s take on what that means. And here’s the Washington Post’s Wonkblog, which contains this gem: In a broad sense, this …