Weekend reading


A satirical comic takes on the “not all men” argument against feminism with a character who is the “defender of the defended” and “voice for the voiceful.”

The horrifying botched execution of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma was sadly predictable.

Kiera Butler writes an open letter to her sexist dentist.

The White House recruits Daniel Craig, Steve Carrell and more celebrities in a PSA on sexual assault and promoting bystander intervention.

The air is racist.

A Wisconsin judge struck down a voter ID law, saying “no rational person” would be worried about voter fraud.

Jelani Cobb and Jay Smooth on Donald Sterling and racist words prompting more attention and accountability than racist actions.



Author: Rebecca Griffin

I am a passionate advocate for progressive causes with over a decade of experience organizing for social change. That organizing experience informs the way I look at the world and the challenges we face in working toward social justice. I started Of Means and Ends to write about social issues I care about and share my thoughts on how we organize in a smart, strategic way. Please visit and join the conversation.

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