In the News

Here is some stuff in the news today...

Please read this beautiful piece by my Shareblue colleague Matthew Chapman: "As a man on the spectrum, Clinton's support of autism rights means so much to me."

"The Paris agreement to combat climate change became international law Friday. The landmark deal aims to tackle global warming amid growing fears that the world is becoming hotter even faster than scientists expected. ...United Nations Secretary General Ban-Ki moon commemorated the event, talking with nongovernmental groups at U.N. headquarters in New York to hear their concerns and visions for the future. 'This is an emotional moment for me. It is a credit to all of you. And it is historic for the world,' Ban said in his opening remarks."

[Content Note: Misogyny; body policing] Damn, this piece in the NYT: "Nearly half the girls say Mr. Trump's comments about women have affected the way they think about their bodies." Seethe.

Welp: "Jury Finds Bridgegate Defendants Guilty on All Counts." This does not bode well for Chris Christie! (Good.)

Uhhhhh: "Giuliani says he was leaked information about emails days in advance of Comey letter: 'You're darn right I heard about it.'"

It's a pretty alarming commentary on the state of political punditry that this policy-for-policy analysis of the issues by "Hamilton" star Daveed Diggs is better than anything I've seen by the optics-centered garbage media this entire cycle.

[CN: Rape culture] This is unsurprising but deeply infuriating: "Data Suggests D.C. Prosecutors Pursue Cases That Conform to Rape Myths."

[CN: Misogyny] Wow: "Harvard University has suspended its men's soccer team for the remainder of the season because of sexual comments made about members of the women's soccer team. University president Drew Faust said in a statement on Thursday night that an investigation into the 2012 team found their 'appalling' actions were not isolated to one year or the actions of a few, but appeared to be more widespread across the team and continued through the current season."

If you'd like to hear a song to celebrate Hillary Clinton, here you go!

What have you been reading?

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