Hey guys! It’s been another crazy week. Here’s how to stay sane from a therapist. I’m not sure how to best give a pep-talk, but I do feel like if I keep fighting and resisting that means that everyone like me is still fighting and resisting too. So hang in there, because that means everyone else like you is hanging in there too. I do feel a little lack of direction right now, but so does everybody else, including most of the bad guys, so that’s something, right? If you want to know what you can do, our current recommendations are 5calls and indivisible, but we want to continue to encourage everybody to find a local group— especially those of you in red and purple states. It’s time to go nuclear.
Why the Census director’s resignation is a BIG DEAL. Not just for academics, but also for political power reasons. The fascists can keep more political power if they under-count cities.
This NJ Republican just lost any claim of being a moderate (voted for the ACHA).
Confused by the James Comey Firing? Here’s an easy to understand Primer from 5/10.
We linked to this before, but for mother’s day, here’s the mama’s bail out day donation page.
Here’s a plausible theory about why the GOP is going along with a fascist no matter how awful he gets. It would seem to explain my senators…
WTF is wrong with the NYTIMES?
How our democracy was hijacked.
I wish this were my senator. Instead I get a true believer whose people have been told to lie (“I’m just an intern, but I think I’m supposed to say that we can’t give you that information [about planned appearances], oh wait, I’m supposed to say we don’t have that information, but even if I had it I couldn’t give it, I don’t have it, I’m just an intern.”)
A couple of our older posts on health insurance markets: How the used car market is like health insurance and What is the purpose of medical insurance?
A stressed nation (three months have passed… )
Publishing while female. Being in business school while female.
When schoolie mcschoolface is the best of the options.
This is highly unsettling.
How big is a buttload?
Nicki Minaj went on the best kind of spending spree.
These are even better than regular green and black (We get no $ etc.)