Weekend reading


Workers trying to unionize appeal to Sheryl Sandberg to Lean In for them when she visits the Harvard campus.

There’s a lot of great stuff in this post by comedian Chris Gethard about seeing his high school self in Elliot Rodger and overcoming your programming to be a better man.

Why it’s hard for men to see misogyny.

Think we can’t increase the minimum wage? Michigan did it with a Republican legislature and governor.

The Tumblr When Women Refuse chronicles violence against women who reject men’s sexual advances.

People rewrite stupid sexist headlines.

Angela Davis speaks at President Obama’s home church about the epidemic of police violence.

A sobering gif shows abortion clinics disappearing in the South.

A new book about women of color in prison for defending themselves will support Marissa Alexander’s legal defense.

An open letter exposing how women are treated in the tech industry.


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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