Weekend reading


The Stranger skewers sexist music journalism.

Cop caught on video telling black teen, “If you fuck with me, I’m going to break your legs.

A full-time minimum wage job won’t get you a one-bedroom apartment anywhere in the US.

NASA thought Sally Ride needed 100 tampons for one week in space.

A statistical analysis shows that women and people of color are vastly underrepresented in New Yorker cartoons.

Funny women Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham, Gina Rodriguez and more talk about sexism in Hollywood.

Comedian W. Kamau Bell shares the story of a racist encounter in Berkeley and discusses how to talk to children about racism.

A comic that perfectly explains wealth and privilege.

A group of wealthy young people is raising money for “black liberation.”



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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