Saturday Link Love: Night Trains, Green Living, and POC

Saturday Link Love: Night Trains, Green Living, and POC September 28, 2019

Saturday Link Love is a 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!

When the ‘Biblical View’ for Evangelicals Was That Life Begins at Birth, on Rewire—“In a recent podcast interview, Democratic hopeful Pete Buttigieg noted that some Christians have read the Bible as saying life begins at ‘first breath.'”

Europe Revives Night Trains—To Fight Climate Change, on Ozy—“Arnaud Wieclawski wanted to visit his girlfriend in Italy last year. But the Belgian faced a problem: There was no real alternative to a plane ride, which the ecologically minded Wieclawski wanted to avoid because of the carbon footprint of flying.”

Why White Supremacists Are Hooked on Green Living, on the New Republic—“‘The common theme,’ said Peter Staudenmaier, a professor of history at Marquette University, ‘is this link between a yearning for purity in the environmental sphere and a desire for racialized purity in the social sphere.'”

Why I Stopped Including Blacks in With People of Color, on Medium—“There has been a silent debate going on in the black community for years in our homes, in social media and quietly in black intellectual circles about the term ‘People of Color’ (POC).”

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