Good morning, y'all. Hope you're Monday is going well. Ready for those links? Okay. Let's do this thing.
Another reason why Bill O'Reilly may shut the fuck up? Fox have paid $13M to settle multiple sexual harassment complaints. That doesn't say positive things about Fox either since this is the second time they've had to deal with sexual harassment issues. Clean up your act, Fox.
Today's call for activism: Jen Hofmann's Action Checklist.
Literary/ Entertainment: There are a lot of articles pointing out why Iron Fist failed. Here's another good one--An Action Hero without Action or Heroism: Iron Fist Season One. I'm definitely checking into this show as I'm a big Miyazaki fan. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind: A New Kind of Action Hero. And a great article on diversity from Michi Trota: Finding Yourself in Fandom. I don't know that I ever got around to posting this one, but here it is. ‘Hidden Figures’ Has Now Made More Money Than the Latest ‘Star Trek,’ ‘X-Men’ and ‘Bourne’ Films. And 10 Women Who Changed Sci-Fi.
General: This is scary--White Nationalists Are Trying to Recruit College Students. Russian Hackers Targeted 109 Clinton Staffers in a Single Month. And I can't help wondering how Trump and his campaign staff would've faired had he undergone similar scrutiny. (Not really. It's just another example of Ye old double-standard.) More fuss should be made about this next link. Two activists who filmed undercover videos of Planned Parenthood charged with 15 felonies. Yeah. Maybe you should re-think that "any means to an end" strategy, "Right to Life" crowd. You should maybe sit up and take notice that kind of thinking makes you the big bad. The Powerful Reason Why We're Celebrating Muslim Women's Day Today. Next, Five things to know in U.S. women's hockey team showdown with USA Hockey. On immigration--To my Jewish, Irish, Asian and Italian friends. On a related note: Yes, the media do underreport some terrorist attacks. Just not the ones most people think of. And this next link is important. I debated whether or not to share this story.
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