I'm begging space sims to stop turning themselves into shooters

A galaxy of infinite possibilities reduced to men with guns.

pcgamer.com/im-begging-space-s

The Anti-Vaccine Movement’s New Frontier

A wave of parents has been radicalized by Covid-era misinformation to reject ordinary childhood immunizations — with potentially lethal consequences.

nytimes.com/2022/05/25/magazin

A Florida class president couldn't discuss being gay in high school graduation speech -- so he talked about his curly hair

cnn.com/2022/05/25/us/florida-

AI Inventing Its Own Culture, Passing It On to Humans, Sociologists Find

Algorithms could increasingly influence human culture, even though we don't have a good understanding of how they interact with us or each other.

vice.com/en/article/pkp7y7/hum

"There is no such thing as being 'pro-life' while supporting laws that let children be shot in their schools, elders in grocery stores, worshippers in their houses of faith, survivors by abusers, or anyone in a crowded place.

It is an idolatry of violence. And it must end."

twitter.com/AOC/status/1529238

Crypto And NFT Conference Has To Make Special Adjustments To The Toilet Situation

iflscience.com/technology/cryp

"enough of the attendees are men that they had to make some last-minute changes to the women's toilets in order to make them men's."

The pandemic exposed a clear feminist argument in favour of universal basic income

Two years on from the first lockdown, Hannah Fearn examines the impact the pandemic had on mothers and argues that we can no longer allow those who care for others as their primary occupation to be written off

independent.co.uk/life-style/w

Barnes & Noble pressured to restrict sales of 2021's most banned book

cbsnews.com/news/virginia-barn

"Anderson signaled that he won't stop at targeting 'Gender Queer' and 'A Court of Mist and Fury.'

'We are in a major fight. Suits like this can be filed all over Virginia. There are dozens of books. Hundreds of schools,' he wrote."

🎩 raggedfeathers.com/@lilithsain

He Was Arrested for Criticizing the Cops. A Federal Court Says He Can Sue.

Jerry Rogers Jr. complained that police hadn't solved a murder yet—and found himself in a jail cell.

reason.com/2022/05/23/police-a

Shinn v. Ramirez, & ... it's bad. holds that a federal court may not conduct an evidentiary hearing in proceedings to challenge a conviction if the evidence was not developed in state court because state post-conviction counsel was ineffective.

twitter.com/LeahLitman/status/

Don’t believe those who say ending Roe v Wade will leave society largely intact

If the high court adopts Alito’s draft opinion, it will be a legal tidal wave that sweeps away a swath of rights unlike anything America has ever seen

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

statue of fossil-hunting pioneer mary anning to be unveiled in dorset

a nine-year-old pointed out what was missing in lyme regis. her long campaign has now borne fruit
theguardian.com/artanddesign/2

The Rules for Hybrid Work Were Always Made Up

As more and more workplaces pause or end the expectation of three days a week in the office, a large-scale return may never be on the horizon

nytimes.com/2022/05/22/busines

Joby Aviation's CEO let workers live in tents and yurts on his Santa Cruz property. One former employee said it made the flying-car startup feel like a family, while another said it fed into a hustle culture of long hours.

businessinsider.com/joby-aviat

Cluttercore: Gen Z’s revolt against millennial minimalism is grounded in Victorian excess

theconversation.com/cluttercor

"Have you heard maximalism is in and minimalism is out? Rooms bursting at the seams with clashing florals, colourful furniture and innumerable knick-knacks, this is what defines the new interiors trend cluttercore (or bricabracomania)."

Prejudices that led to witch-hunts still affect women today, says historian

Lucy Worsley, whose BBC TV series focuses on powerless people, says women continue to bear brunt of men’s rage

theguardian.com/society/2022/m

Doctors Gave Her Antipsychotics. She Decided to Live With Her Voices.

A new movement wants to shift mainstream thinking away from medication and toward greater acceptance.

nytimes.com/2022/05/17/magazin

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