Welcome to thoughty Thursday, your chance to get your mental corn popping.
It’s been a week.
Doha Madani reports that the Breonna Taylor Grand Jury recording will be made public. The truth will out? Today
In 2019, Beverly Moran revealed how slavery’s lingering stain on the US Constitution spoiled Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax proposal. In light of a certain president’s tax evasion … The Conversation
Colette Pinchon Battle warns that climate change will displace millions. Here’s how we prepare. On climate migration and environmental racism. TEDWomen2019
Abraham Lustgarten: where will everyone go? How climate refugees cross continents. ProPublica
Danielle Kurtzleben explains America’s yawning wealth gap in nine charts. From 2015. I wonder if anything’s improved since? Vox
Keesha M. Middlemass says, time’s up: childcare providers are not America’s mammy. The Grio
Orange Shirt Day 2020.
Kristy Kirkup and Tu Thanh Ha cover Joyce Echaquan’s tragic death following her abuse by hospital staff. Systemic racism and white supremacy in Canada. The Globe and Mail
Steven Kissler: will the common cold protect you from coronavirus? The Conversation
Mara Gordon offers this advice: don’t wait for a covid-19 vaccine to get your shots—you need your flu vaccine now. NPR
Olivia Stefanovich reports that covid-19 may delay Liberal pledge to end long term boil water advisories on First Nations. How complicated is it to ensure that everyone has clean water? CBC
Ryan W. Miller: three more bodies of water may have been discovered on Mars. USA Today
SciShow Space reports on the finding as well as what we’re learning about the Sun’s corona.
Marthe de Ferrer: what is the blue heart of Europe and why does it need saving? EuroNews
Samy Magdy: archaeologists find 27 ancient coffins near the Step Pyramid of Djoser. Afar
Emily Zarka explains how gargoyles became monsters. Monstrum | PBS Storied
Kirsten Corely says, this is how you love someone with anxiety. Thought Catalog
SciShow Psych explains what aphantasia is.
Erica Gies explains why the National Park Service wants to cull tule elk. National Geographic
Matt Simon: fish form social networks—and they’re actually good. Wired
The BBC tells the tail (pun intended) of the cat who hitched a ride on a world-wide tour.
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