First, a few key pieces related to Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation:
- Rebecca Traister in the New York Times: Fury Is a Political Weapon. And Women Need to Wield It. (Also check out her appearance on The Ezra Klein Show)
- Adam Serwer at The Atlantic: The Supreme Court Is Headed Back to the 19th Century
- Kimberlé Crenshaw in the New York Times: We Still Haven’t Learned From Anita Hill’s Testimony
- Danielle Moodie-Mills at Rewire: Brett Kavanaugh and the Primal Screams of Whiteness and Patriarchy
- Kate Manne in the New York Times: Brett Kavanaugh and America’s ‘Himpathy’ Reckoning
- And I already linked to them last week, but Anita Hill and Danielle Campoamor are still worth reading.
And some other pressing concerns for public health:
- Maryn McKenna at WIRED: Antibiotics May Soon Become Useless. Now What?
- Gretchen Goldman at Union of Concerned Scientists Blog: Scientists Cut Out of EPA’s Particulate Pollution Standard Setting
- Umair Irfan at Vox: 4 big takeaways from the UN’s alarming climate change report
- Wendy E. Parmet at Health Affairs: The Health Impact Of The Proposed Public Charge Rules (for more, see this Kaiser Family Foundation issue brief)
- Kelly R. McKinney in USA Today: Disaster expert: Inside Hurricane Michael’s dangerous, unreal world for first responders