In no particular order:
The Most Wanted Man in the World. Bamford, J., Wired (Aug 2014).
War Gear Flows to Police Departments. Apuzzo, M., The New York Times (Jun. 2014).
Profiting from Probation: America’s “Offender-Funded” Probation Industry. Human Rights Watch (2014) (pdf).
WikiLeaks: Decades Long Proof Of Government, Corporate Surveillance Of Native Americans Revealed. Grae, C., MintPress News (Aug. 2014).
The Typical Household, Now Worth a Third Less. Bernasek, A., The New York Times (Jul. 2014).
Income inequality seems to be rising in more than 2 in 3 metro areas. Chokshi, N., The Washington Post (Aug. 2014).
Serving Israel’s aim of lowering civilian deaths, ‘New York Times’ Gaza tally says 15- to 17-year-old’s aren’t children. Connors, P., Mondoweiss (Aug. 2014).
Wound from a rubber bullet shot at peaceful protester in #Ferguson. @natedrug, Twitter.com (Aug. 2014). [TW: graphic image of open wound.]
The 8 Biggest Lies Men’s Rights Activists Spread About Women. Ross, J., Mic.com (Jun. 2014).
Now The End Begins. (“The Magazine of Record for the Last Days”.) [TW: visual assaults, aesthetic crimes and misdemeanors.] OMFG YOU GUYS. For my piece in Secular Woman, I was searching for a citation regarding FEMA camp conspiracy theories when I came across this site. It is so hilariously wacky I thought surely it must be satire, but the more I scanned the more certain I became that these people are 100% for realz. (And they’re fucking Baptists, to boot.) Some headlines include:
- 12 Shocking Proofs That Disaster Strikes America When It Mistreats Israel.
- 7 Signs For Bible Believers That We Are In The Last Days Before The Rapture.
- Berlin To Build Very First Temple Of Chrislam For One World Religion.
- 40 Mind-Blowing Quotes From Barack Hussein Obama On Islam And Christianity.
- Open Witchcraft And Satanism On Display At 2014 Grammys.
- The Awful Reality Of Hell: You Don’t Have To Go There.
Read it and weep. Or laugh your ass off, as the mood strikes you.
Finally, This Way Up is an Oscar-nominated animated short film that follows “two dour unfortunates as they battle a series of misadventures while trying to deliver a coffin to the graveyard.” Pure joy. [h/t Vanina]. Watch: