Monthly Archives: November, 2016

Link Love (2016-11-28)

Election & Fascism A Time for Refusal – The New York Times “And part of that status quo is patriarchy: the notion that women will continue to be second-class citizens, subject to men’s understanding of what they should be able to do, touch, and grab when it comes to their bodies — and legislate and …

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Link Love (2016-11-19)

U.S. Election We all need to do this: Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Bigotry- Southern Poverty Law Center “But at the time people don’t realize they’re embarking on a route that will lead to a destruction period. They think they’re right, they’re cheered on by jeering angry mobs, their critics are mocked. This cycle, the …

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Thoughts on the U.S. Election + the Rise of Fascism

When I woke up Wednesday morning and saw the results of the U.S. Election I felt lost for words. I couldn’t honestly say that I was surprised (not after Brexit), but I was shocked. I didn’t think that people would actually elect a sexist, racist, homophobic, narcissistic fascist like Trump. While I don’t think all …

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Quick Reviews November 2016

This month I’ve decided to add my star ratings at the end of my reviews – shows more clearly how highly I value a book, and there’s some great ones this month. Reviews Psychological Nutrition by Shoba Sreenivasan & Linda Weinberger*: I loved the concept of psychological nutrition, but the execution was rather lacklustre and became …

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Link Love (2016-11-07)

U.S. Election What Drives Donald Trump? Fear of Losing Status, Tapes Show – The New York Times “His final debate performance this week was a bust, with him snarling that Clinton was “such a nasty woman” and gritting his teeth as he angrily ripped pages off a notepad when it was over. He is under …

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Link Love (2016-11-01)

Election Donald Trump’s Islamophobic Fear Mongering Is Disgusting – Love, Joy, Feminism “Anger and hostility were the most overwhelming sentiments at a Trump rally in Cincinnati last week, a deep sense of frustration, an us-versus-them mentality, and a belief that they are part of an unstoppable and underestimated movement. Unlike many in the country, however, …

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