Weekend reading

photo via The Atlantic
photo via The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates argues that criminal justice and the death penalty are inseparable from white supremacy.

TLDR holds an interesting conversation about sexual assault in virtual online communities.

Five reasons why Jill Abramson’s firing from the New York Times matters.

Why we need to keep talking about body image and weight issues.

The NYPD will stop the boneheaded policy of seizing unused condoms as evidence of prostitution, but NY and other cities and states are still criminalizing condom use.

Another thing too many cities and states are criminalizing: feeding the homeless.

Women writers and comedians on the choice to not have children.


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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