Y’all have been working so hard this week, we’re going to do something a little different. We have your deep dives, per usual, but we also have some lighter reading (and watching) for you. You’re welcome.
- From Wired, 24 photographs taken at the same time, but in 24 different time zones around the world. Great pictures, and the (brief) story of how they pulled it together is interesting, too.
- Jessica Williams and The Daily Show expose the rank hypocrisy and ridiculousness of the Detroit water shut-offs.
- George Lakoff has some intriguing ideas about how Democrats and progressives should frame issues, and why they are losing in the battle to establish the parameters of debate. Paul Rosenberg interviewed him for Slate, and Lakoff goes over some of the mistakes he mas made in the past in trying to explain these ideas, and you should check it out. More on this to come.
- Brayden Goyette has a fascinating piece on how Chinatowns were created in America.
- This certainly doesn’t count as an enjoyable read, but Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s article on campus rape at UVA is an important read, and yet another example of the quality investigative journalism Rolling Stone has been churning out for quite some time now.
Urgent lazy Sunday update! DC’s Mayor for life passed away this weekend. Adam Serwer has a must-read on Barry’s legacy. And Dave Weigel (aka area white gentrifier, as he puts it) remembers Marion Barry, as does the NYT. The Times also has a good piece on the effect our immigration policy has had on immigrants in California.