We spend an inordinate amount of time reading and researching issues online, capturing many links for our library along the way. If you are looking for reading on subjects of interest ’round here, see below for some of our recent acquisitions (in no particular order).
PLEASE NOTE: Linking to something does not imply the Palace’s 100% endorsement of any content.
You can now pay someone’s delinquent Detroit water bill online. Freelon, K., Washington Post (Jul. 2014).
Judgments About Fact and Fiction by Children From Religious and Nonreligious Backgrounds. Corriveau, K., et al., Cognitive Science (Jul. 2014). (“exposure to religious ideas has a powerful impact on children’s differentiation between reality and fiction, not just for religious stories but also for fantastical stories.”) (paywall – for a story on the findings see here.)
Worldwide female genital mutilation ban sought at UN-backed ‘Girl Summit.’ Agence France-Presse via Raw Story (Jul. 2014).
Facts All US Citizens Need to Know About Israel and Palestine. Barsocchini, R.,
Washington’s Blog (Jul. 2014).
17 Lies We Need to Stop Teaching Boys About Sex. Ross, J., Everyday Feminism (Jul. 2014).
Americans Killed by Cops Now Outnumber Americans Killed in Iraq War. Filming Cops. (Nov. 2013).
Eric Garner’s Death and the Exasperation With Police Violence. Smith, M.D., The Nation (Jul. 2014).
The Great Wall of Vagina. “Changing female body perception through art.” (NSFW)
Americans have lost out on $6.6 trillion: The inability to maintain 2000-level prosperity has cost us all. Johnston, D.C., Aljazeera America (Jul. 2014).