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Open Thread and Link Farm, Trapped Inside This Rotting Building Edition

I Am Part of the Resistance Inside Nyarlathotep’s Death Cult – McSweeney’s Internet TendencyThanks to Grace for the link! Demanding an End to ‘Modern Day Slavery,’ Prisoners Launch Multi-Day Nationwide Strike | Portside Includes a list of the prisoners’ demands. … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Leap Of Little Faith Edition

Crossing the Line – The Nib – Medium A well-done short comic about Americans being racially profiled by the Border Patrol while returning to the USA. The Pros and Cons of Kink-Shaming | Noah Berlatsky on Patreon The problem with … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Fall Back Upon Preparedness Edition

CMV: Most fat people are better off not trying to become “normal” weight. Instead, we should pursue fat acceptance and other ways of improving our health. : changemyview I did a “Change My View.” Spoiler alert: My view wasn’t changed. … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Babe Ruth Edition

This game contains absolutely no triggering material | Ben on Patreon This small game (written by the Ben who leaves comments on “Alas”) is fantastic. And searing. Anthony Kennedy, the Trump Court and Minority Rule “The House has a massive … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Melting Butter Edition

Amia Srinivasan · Does anyone have the right to sex? · London Review of Books A long read, but interesting. “The question, then, is how to dwell in the ambivalent place where we acknowledge that no one is obligated to … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Insects Up Close Edition

“Given my way, we wouldn’t talk about toxic masculinity, we’d talk about toxic masculinisation.” Thread by Ally Fogg. A record 4.5 percent of U.S. adults identify as LGBT, Gallup estimates The change is driven by millennials, 8% of whom identify … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Helicopter Bug Edition

Why it’s as hard to escape an echo chamber as it is to flee a cult | Aeon Essays “Where an epistemic bubble merely omits contrary views, an echo chamber brings its members to actively distrust outsiders. … They are … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Kingfisher Pisher Edition

A New Reality? The Far Right’s Use of Cyberharassment against Academics | AAUP A dryly written, fascinating first-hand account. In 2016, a 10-year-old boy got decapitated while riding a Schlitterbahn water slide in Kansas City. Some jaw-dropping quotes from the … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, They’re Both Dumplings Edition

Trans kids massively benefit from being allowed to socially transition – ThinkProgress Support for free speech is rising, and is higher among liberals and college graduates. – Vox Someone is wrong on the internet, millennial savings edition | FT Alphaville … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Abe Lincoln Disguised As A Beggar Edition

Trans Women Face Extreme Levels of Abuse in Men’s Prisons. “For trans women in prison, it’s often the abuse by the guards that is the most abhorrent, and that abuse doesn’t stop at misgendering or inappropriate strip searches. According to … Continue reading

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