On Our Radar: The Politics Edit

The stories, news and editorials from the week that we feel compelled to share.

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"RBG spoke for all Americans. Now we must speak for her." Congrats to our friend, Rachel Fleit (see her ultra-cool Brooklyn abode here) on directing this incredible video!

The Teenage Girls Creating a New Future

"The opposite of voter addition—adding more and more people to the voting ranks—is not merely voter suppression. It is voter subtraction." Ibram X. Kendi (author of How To Be an Antiracist) on the threats to voting for this election. (The Atlantic)

What to make of Amy Coney Barrett's answers on Roe v. Wade so far, according to experts (The Lily)

How Trump and Biden's dueling town halls addressed women's concerns (Hint: There were minimal mentions of issues that disproportionately impact women, though Biden’s town hall saw the first question about LGBTQ+ rights) (The 19th)

End Our National Crisis: The Case Against Donald Trump "Nov. 3 can be a turning point. This is an election about the country’s future, and what path its citizens wish to choose." (The New York Times)

"If being the daughter of a polarizing mayor who became the president’s personal bulldog has taught me anything, it is that corruption starts with “yes-men” and women, the cronies who create an echo chamber of lies and subservience to maintain their proximity to power." Rudy Giuliani's daughter wants everyone to vote Biden-Harris. (Vanity Fair)

And in case you need a laugh after the news cycle this week, here's Kate McKinnon feeling all of our feels right now. 



Five Minutes Of Escapism For Your Day

This week might just be the longest of the year thus far—thankfully we've got a quick break for you in the form of online levity.


Your Purpose Is An Energy, Not A Job

"Finding true purpose is a tricky business. When Steve Jobs told us all, “Do what you love,” our impulse was to run outside, hands outstretched to the sky in freedom. But halfway to the door, most of us stopped and said, “Wait. What do I love?”


13 Days Until The Presidential Election. Here's What You Can Do

Political advocacy is crucial right now, and even if you have never participated before, there is a way to protect our democracy. Like Michelle Obama said, "When we all vote, we take our power back."

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On Our Radar: The Politics Edit

The stories, news and editorials from the week that we feel compelled to share.


What Are Your Dreams Trying To Tell You? We May Have The Answer

"If we can honor that our dreams are infused with wisdom and healing, and turn towards them with this perspective, it can help us to open to a tapestry of empowering insights and understanding."


8 Women-Owned Vintage & Consignment Shops To Scratch Your Fall Fashion Itch

A little nostalgia might serve us well right now, so we sourced a few of our favorite spots to shop for vintage and consignment goods. Sustainable and chic—no better combo in our book!


Activist Elena Hung Wants You To Know What's At Stake With Amy Coney Barrett's SCOTUS Nomination

"It is clear the fight to preserve protections for pre-existing conditions is on the ballot. The next Justice that goes on the Court will decide whether or not 135 million Americans—including my daughter—will still have protections despite pre-existing conditions."


Single Women and Their Spaces: Jen Patterson's Art-Filled Midcentury Home

"I always want to be in ease and flow and meaning so I am constantly weeding out what's no longer necessary and rearranging to bring forward something that is calling."