On Our Radar: The Politics Edit

The stories, news and editorials from the week that we felt compelled to share.
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(María Alconada Brooks) for The Lily 

(María Alconada Brooks) for The Lily 

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The Election That Could Break America

"The experience of living in this Black and female body for 40 years has taught me to never be surprised by outcomes like this." (The Cut)

My Friend and Boss, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“This is part of a larger pattern, and if we don’t interrupt the pattern, we’re going to be in this position again and again and again. The system that killed Breonna Taylor is not set up to provide justice or reparations for the killing of Breonna Taylor.” (The New York Times)

Please Talk To Your White Children About Breonna Taylor

“Personally, it’s like watching the decline of the Roman Empire.” //  ‘I Feel Sorry for Americans’: A Baffled World Watches the U.S.

Women worldwide are nearly 3 times more likely that men to report mental health impact from covid-19 (The Lily)

How to talk about race, social justice, and the media with kids (Mother Mag)

And see our advice and tangible actions you can take to continue RBG's legacy here.


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On Healing & Hope: "Imagine What We Can Do Next"

"As a parent yearning for a more equitable future for her children, as a human yearning for the earth to survive more lifetimes, I hope we can remind ourselves that the work does not end here."


Narrative Intelligence: Mapping + Meaning, A Free Virtual Event with Laura Sullivan Cassidy in Conversation with The Fold's Founder, Amanda Carter Gomes

A conversation about our personal plotlines and how we can write and direct them—even in this time of trauma, grief, and uncertainty.


The Fold's Best Of 2020 (And That's A Wrap On This Year)

It's been a year, hasn't it? As we usher in the next year (couldn't come soon enough) here are a few of the conversations with women we loved—actually, can we say we loved every article we published in 2020? Yes, but these will be definite re-reads in 2021.


My Favorite Reads Of 2020 (Give Me All The Books!)

Oh, you need a holiday read? Might I suggest one of these? From historical fiction, to self-help, and even an amazing children's book sprinkled in for good measure, here are my favorites from 2020.


The Great PNW Women-Owned Gift Guide: Volume 2

The second installment of gift inspiration exclusively from women-owned shops and makers in the PNW!


Single Women & Their Spaces: Solonje Burnett's Beautiful Brooklyn Abode

"With the pandemic, the pause allowed for proper self-assessment and recalibration. I discovered that we truly need to both commit to radical self care and slowdown to speed up."


A Culinary Gift Guide Supporting Female-Owned Small Businesses

For this gift guide, we’re highlighting female-owned food & beverage businesses that we love, and are eager to support this holiday season.