I actually wish people talked about politics on Facebook more often. It could be a great way to get answers from people who are harder to dehumanize than random strangers are, and a bunch of eyeballs on those answers could help us all practice better argument hygiene. 442 more words
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Of the various excuses that have been given for Charlie Hebdo’s racism, the one that really had me rolling my eyes was the suggestion that Charb, the editor, couldn’t have been racist because he was dating a woman of North African descent. 1,352 more words
A senior epidemiologist at UNAIDS once argued that if unsafe healthcare was common in some African countries, hepatitis C prevalence in South Africa would also be high; the largest HIV positive population in the world is found there, but hepatitis C is not common. 710 more words
Happy Migraine Monday.
I spent the entirety of last week with a migraine. I powered through the work day, went home and ate whatever paltry dinner I could muster, and crashed. 1,462 more words