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What I’m Reading – May 1, 2014

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It’s May Day, which means protest marches in Seattle. The Mayor announced a plan for a $15 minimum wage, but it doesn’t go far enough, so that’s … bittersweet? Disappointing? Unclear.

– Overview of how Sterling has been horrible for a long time, but the NBA has been okay with it until now: The real tragedy of Donald Sterling’s racism: it took this long for us to notice (h/t @EdgeOfSports)

– This is kind of bad ass: Google removes “deceptive” pregnancy center ads (h/t @JessicaValenti)

– Thinking through the White House sexual assault task force: “Not Alone” (via @Shakestweetz)

– The death penalty is wrong. Oklahoma’s horrible ‘botched execution’ shows again why the death penalty should be abolished

– What in the holy hell: Tennessee just became the first state that will jail women for their pregnancy outcomes (h/t @allisonkilkenny)

 

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