Weekend reading

photo via philly.com
photo via philly.com

The news this week was dominated by the disturbing events in Ferguson, Missouri. More on that to come soon, but in the meantime some other weekend reading recommendations:

Mo’ne Davis became the first girl to throw a shut out in the Little League World Series.

Maryam Mirzakhani is the first woman to ever win the Fields Medal for mathematics.

Install this extension on your browser to see where members of Congress get their campaign funds as you read about them in the news.

Another reason to like John Oliver.

How women are affected by benevolent sexism.

Art that aims to change the conversation about abortion.


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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