Link Roundup: Birthing Justice, Queens of Infamy, & Time-Traveling with the Dictionary

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Here are links to articles I’ve been meaning to read. Yes, most of these are a bit depressing… but that’s the kind of year it’s been, don’t you think?

  • The Remarkable Rise of the Feminist Dystopia [The Atlantic]

  • Birthing Justice: Black maternal health is in crisis, but these doulas and midwives are already responding to the threat [Lenny]

  • Jill Lepore: How to Respond to the Crisis of Our Institutions [JSTOR]

  • The Class of 1946–2018: Twenty-seven school-shooting survivors bear their scars, and bear witness [Intelligencer/New York Magazine]

  • Fidget spinners, weighted blankets, and the rise of anxiety consumerism [Vox]

  • Jian Ghomeshi, John Hockenberry, and the Laws of Patriarchal Physics [The New Yorker]

  • Half the Battle: Linda Hirshman on the Women who Made Sexual-harassment Law Possible [Bitch Media]

  • Queens of Infamy [Longreads]

  • Time-Travelling with Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary [The New Yorker]

  • White Librarianship in Blackface: Diversity Initiatives in LIS [In The Library With The Lead Pipe]