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Food for Thought: 2017-07-31

Posted on July 7th, 2017

Here are some of the reads & comics I’ve found thought-provoking over the last week. Ranked in priority-reading order:

  1. Wikitribune (which you should support!) is discussing how they chose that name Speaking truth to power, representing the voice of the people, and driving out darkness by shining a light on the truth. A free press is the tribune of the people.” https://medium.com/@wikitribune/why-are-we-called-wikitribune-dc53ae7802cd
  2. Court affirms right to record law enforcement officers: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/07/third-circuit-declares-first-amendment-right-record-police 
  3. Global Guerilla’s has maps of sea-level impact projections: http://globalguerrillas.typepad.com/globalguerrillas/2017/07/journal-some-actionable-information-on-rising-sea-levels.html

  4. data from: http://www.ucsusa.org/sites/default/files/attach/2017/07/when-rising-seas-hit-home-full-report.pdf

  5. McSweeney’s moved to a patreon-supported model, so I signed up. Here are some recent goodies:

  6. https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/steps-i-take-to-counteract-gentrification-while-living-in-a-luxury-building-in-brooklyn
  7. https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/wellness-blog-homepage-mad-libs
  8. https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/11-ways-that-i-a-white-man-am-not-privileged
  9. https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/8-male-authors-to-read-before-you-die
  10. https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/take-a-ride-into-the-danger-zone-safe-space-this-summer-a-message-from-the-director-of-overnight-camps-for-two-americas
  11. https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/welcome-to-our-startup-where-everyone-is-23-years-old-because-we-believe-old-people-are-visually-displeasing-and-out-of-ideas
  12. https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/please-stop-culturally-appropriating-cultural-appropriation
  13. https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/modern-lovecraftian-elder-gods
  14. https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/if-people-treated-other-illnesses-and-injuries-like-they-treat-depression
  15. https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/my-daily-routine-as-a-job-stealing-immigrant

  16. Listen to this album: https://sethmartinandthemenders.bandcamp.com/album/this-mountain
  17. Dungeons and Dragons and Philosophers, again! http://existentialcomics.com/comic/195
  18. Cool island cabin: http://cabinporn.com/post/163135611222/the-hermitage-sykaminea-is-located-in-an-olive


Food for Thought: 2017-06-05

Posted on May 5th, 2017

Here are some of the reads & comics I’ve found thought-provoking over the last week. Ranked in priority-reading order:

  1. The Intercept reminds us that war is hideous, and Memorial Day tries to make us feel better about it: https://theintercept.com/2017/05/29/we-need-memorial-day-to-obscure-the-unbearable-truth-about-war/
  2. Cory Doctorow advertises for his latest book, but also talks about how technology can both aid and combat inequality: https://www.theguardian.com/inequality/2017/may/31/technology-is-making-the-world-more-unequal-only-technology-can-fix-this-cory-doctorow
  3. SMBC Comic asks: what happened?” http://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/moody
  4. Taser is rebranding to Axon so we will forget the deaths, damage, and misuse associated with the company: https://thebaffler.com/latest/less-lethal-weapon-meyer
  5. Cool fantasy city generator, complete with districts”: https://watabou.itch.io/medieval-fantasy-city-generator

Todd Grotenhuis

Professionally an Information Security Specialist, Politically an Abolitionist, Theologically an Anabaptist