Post-Election Round-Up of Online Reading

David Remnick’s powerful New Yorker piece, An American Tragedy, considers the full implications of a Trump presidency: “this is surely the way fascism can begin.” John Pavlovitz explains why so many of us are grieving: “It isn’t a political defeat we’re lamenting, it’s a defeat for Humanity.” Jess Lifshitz movingly explores what is at stake for…

Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-Up of Online Reading 9/25/16

The Marshall Project has a fascinating and disturbing piece on how rookie cops are assigned to Chicago’s challenging neighborhoods (thanks to Joy the Baker for the link). I appreciate the Indiana Fever basketball players who all took a knee during the National Anthem before their recent play-off game. Ninety-six-year-old New Yorker correspondent Roger Angell explains…

Links I Loved Last Week 7/10/16

I’ve taken a few weeks off from my weekly Links I Loved feature, and I am sad to be back with another edition focused exclusively on readings about race and police violence. Phil Nel’s blog post title captures my feelings about this week: Again. And Again. And… ENOUGH. Chris Lehmann reminds us that white teachers…