Weekend reading


The story behind basketball players’ “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirt protest.

6 victories for reproductive rights you might not know happened this year.

Why do women in apocalyptic fiction have shaved armpits?

Shonda Rhimes on how shattering the glass ceiling was a group effort.

Gifts for the social justice warrior in your life.

One of many problems with the “cromnibus”: it gives the Pentagon as much money as it got during the Iraq war.

“I can’t be forgiven for Abu Ghraib.”

16 awful abuses from the torture report.

Einstein’s letter to Marie Curie defending her against trolls.


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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