Welcome to thoughty Thursday, your chance to get your mental corn popping in time for the weekend!
Eric Levenson and Stella Chan report that grand jury indicts police officers and paramedics in the 2019 death of Elijah McClain. CNN
Mohammed Elnaiem: what is critical race theory? JSTOR Daily
Khadija Mbowe: who benefits from all this outrage and division?
Hannah Kost: pipe ceremony held at Calgary City Hall to start planning a permanent residential school memorial. CBC
Adam Edelman reports that the Supreme Court declines to block Texas’ restrictive abortion law, dealing a blow to Roe vs. Wade. NBC News
Karen Gallardo: on the front lines, this is what the seven stages of severe covid-19 look like. Los Angeles Times
Denis Constantineau: Laurentian has lost trust of Francophone community. The Sudbury Star
Joe Hernandez provides the latest updates on Ida, the hurricane thrashing the Gulf Coast. NPR
How mirrors could solve our energy problem. Physics Girl
Paola Rosa-Aquino: floating wind turbines could open up vast ocean tracts for renewable power. The Guardian
Christine Rankin: two Canadians win gold and break records at the Paralympic games. CBC
Extreme senses. In our nature | It’s okay to be smart
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