Now this is more like it! Get your mental corn popping in time for the weekend!
Elsa Keslassy announces that Josephine Baker becomes the first Black woman to enter France’s pantheon. Variety
Becky Sullivan: trial begins for ex-officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright. NPR
Khadija Mbowe explains youth liberation and why Gen Z will save us.
Ashley Belanger: the financial abuse shown in Netflix’s Maid is a growing problem offscreen. Teen Vogue
Reina Sultan reveals what it’s like when a climate disaster permanently alters your life. Vice
Rachel Aiello reports that conversion therapy will be illegal in Canada. CTV News
Jason Warick: residential school timelines, unmarked graves, part of new web resource for survivors. CBC
Shanti Escalante-de Mattei reports that the Nez Perce tribe paid $600,000 for their own artifacts. Now, they’ve been repaid. Art News
Lisa Respers France: Rebel Wilson got “pushback” from her team over weight loss. And do click through on that related Pop Life vid. CNN
Kim Fahner documents her experience with a breakthrough case: a covid diary. So, so important. You can still get covid, even if you’re double-vaccinated. The vaccine simply gives you a better chance of not going to the hospital or dying of the virus. Getting covid can still change your world, though. Please get vaccinated, get your booster when you can, and make sure your eligible children get vaccinated. More important than ever as cases rise again. The Republic of Poetry
Jacqueline Rose reveals how the pandemic has changed our psychic landscape: life after death. The Guardian
Collin Binkley and Hannah Fingerhut: poll reveals pandemic hit Gen-Z hardest. Associated Press
Anna Bruk assures you that other people don’t think you’re a mess. Scientific American
Jue Liang: Buddhist nuns and women scholars are gaining new leadership roles in a tradition that began with the ordination of Buddha’s foster mother. The Conversation
Erik White reports that the Ontario legislature to vote on issuing warrant for Laurentian University documents. CBC
Christopher Plain: DARPA-funded researchers accidentally create the world’s first warp bubble. Engage 🙂 The Debrief
NASA announces 2021 class of astronaut candidates.
Elizabeth Howell reports that NASA celebrates the life and career of Star Trek star, Nichelle Nichols. Space.com
Cody Delistraty: what if we’ve been misunderstanding monsters? JSTOR Daily
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