Day: December 8, 2009

A good idea

New York Magazine is framing this as Bloomberg going after fat people and trying to make New York skinnier, but I’ll posit that it’s a good idea — and it’s not about making people skinny. It’s about giving people access…

When Allies Fail

Tami has a great guide for members of marginalized groups to work with allies. It’s a nice reminder to those of us who do social justice work from both sides — as members of communities that face various -isms, and…

Of Interest

I am obsessed with these Platon photographs of world leaders. How amazing are those? The full-sized versions in the print magazine are even more stunning. I also love this Platon series from last year. Image 16 in particular has stuck…