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.
What You Should Know If You Laughed at This Viral Photo of Me, on The Mighty—“The worst thing about this photo is that people think a fat woman tipped over a cart because she was too lazy to get out of the cart to get the case of soda.”
Iliana’s Story: Their Universal Truth, on UNICEF—“This was the very first time I realized my father was a refugee. At age 25 and having spent years advocating and fundraising for UNICEF’s work in regards to the refugee crisis, it was in that moment that I discovered that not only am I the daughter of two immigrants, but I am also the daughter of a refugee.”
No More Task Force Rogue Ones: A Tactical Analysis of the Raid on Scarif, on The Angry Staff Officer—“The Rebel Alliance needs to learn the same lesson that the U.S. Army was handed in 1950, that good troops cannot overcome poor planning and even worse resourcing. In short, no more Task Force Rogue Ones.
‘Vote No on Women’s Suffrage’: Bizarre Reasons For Not Letting Women Vote, on The Atlantic—“One of the big voices against giving women the vote was the organization National Association OPPOSED to Woman Suffrage. In the 1910s it published this pamphlet explaining why women shouldn’t be allowed to vote.”
Meet the 16-year-old Canadian girl who took down Milo Yiannopoulos, on Vox—“The story of Milo Yiannopoulos’s fall from conservative grace … started when a 16-year-old high school student in Canada decided Yiannopoulos was embraced much too closely by mainstream conservatives.
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