It has been an interesting week in politics, to say the least. In case you missed all that transpired, we have a list of links that will keep you informed and abreast of current events in this capricious climate.
"From seizing control of the internet to declaring martial law, President Trump may legally do all kinds of extraordinary things." / (The Atlantic)
Fact checking President Trump's claims on the border wall statistics. / (The New York Times)
"With his national-emergency declaration, Trump has crossed the Rubicon." / (The Atlantic)
"Trump declared a national emergency at the border. I asked 11 experts if it's legal." (Vox)
Mixed Emotions: Kay Brown on Finding Her Place as a Multi-Racial Millennial
“I think I would be considered somewhat of a white passing standard, but it diminishes the fact that I am still half black”
Single Women & Their Spaces: Freelance Creative Vanessa Labi's Northern California Home
"There’s such a joy and peace to having your own space. It’s really special when fostering creative pursuits, and I think that’s why I’ve hung onto it."
Raising Kids Who Are Actively Anti-Racist: Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs and Adam St. Bernard Jacobs Are Teaching Us How
"We’re both intentional about centering our parenting around justice and creativity and are also big believers in always being a work in progress."
And also, 5 ways the declaration could be stopped. (Vox)
Meet The 2020 Presidential Candidates. / (Time)
"Is this person a citizen of the United States?"/ (NPR)
"Paving the Road to a Green New Deal" / (Medium)
"A year after the massacre of 14 high-school students, what has changed?" / (The Economist)
On the "religion" of guns in America. / (The New Yorker)