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March 2014



What I’m Reading – March 20 2013

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It’s the first day of spring! Does it feel like it where you are?

In ‘disgusting abuse of power / xenophobia’ news: Judge Who Took Away Immigrant’s Baby Said Lack Of English Would Cause ‘Developmental’ Problems (h/t @irevolt)

People in California show up to fight fracking: PHOTOS: Thousands Turn Up For California’s Largest-Ever Rally To Ban Fracking (via @ThinkProgress)

Mistreatment of sex workers: ‘I Have a Right to My Own Body’: How Project ROSE Tries to ‘Save’ Sex Workers (via @melissagira)

Councilmember Sawant offers options for small businesses to address $15/hour minimum wage: Sawant talks a friendly path for small businesses as March for $15 finishes on Capitol Hill (via @jseattle)

Great post about the non-technical folks at tech start-ups: The Myth of the Non-Technical Startup Employee (h/t @agoodcuppa)

For all those (ignorant or sexist or both) asshats who claim the wage gap is because women just don’t negotiate: Negotiating While Female: Sometimes It Does Hurt to Ask (h/t @JessicaValenti)

Neil deGrasse Tyson is performing an amazing public service with Cosmos. I saw him speak once, and it’s still one of the coolest evenings of my life: Science Deniers Are Freaking Out About “Cosmos” (via @MotherJones)

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