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)

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Dear Aries: You thought you knew where you stood, who you were, and what made up your compass, but you somehow awoke to spinning ground beneath your feet and a spinning head to match.

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March 2021 Tarotscopes

Dear Pisces: Striving towards your vision is very different than gazing wistfully upon someone else's. There are amazing gifts out there all around you, being offered freely and with great love, but if you don't bother to raise your head then you surely won't bother to see them.