Saturday Link Love: iPhones, Virtue, Monsters, and Dictator Chic

Saturday Link Love is a new feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier.

Vera Haynes Illustrates How Many iPhones You’d Need to Pay to Treat 10 Different Conditions, on The Mighty—“Haynes, a librarian in Hays, Kansas, decided she would help educate Chaffetz and the general public about the true costs of treating a chronic illness with an infographic.”

With Dim Lights: On Feminism and Virtue, on Tiger Beatdown—“The problem is in hammering out a coherent ethics.”

Take your child off the trophy shelf, on Philly Voice—“The little girl reaches for her mother. Jennifer holds her firmly in place. Standing on the table, the child looks out over a sea of strangers.”

It’s Really That Bad—Secret of the Hidden Children, on Parents of Foster Care—“Your own local news means a child near you is in need of a foster home. So what can you do about it?”

What Trump’s Tweets Teach Us About Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown and Emmett Till, on The Root—“But Obama is black, and black people are used to this.”

Sometimes I Forget I’m A Monster, on Logo—“I accidentally walked into a men’s room a few years ago, while focused on my phone, and I suspect the reaction now would be the same as then: ‘Miss, this is the men’s room!'”

Trump’s Dictator Chic, on Politico—“Trump’s design aesthetic is fascinatingly out of line with America’s past and present …. The best aesthetic descriptor of Trump’s look, I’d argue, is dictator style.

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Libby Anne grew up in a large evangelical homeschool family highly involved in the Christian Right. College turned her world upside down, and she is today an atheist, a feminist, and a progressive. She blogs about leaving religion, her experience with the Christian Patriarchy and Quiverfull movements, the detrimental effects of the "purity culture," the contradictions of conservative politics, and the importance of feminism.