Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.
- The year in feminist infighting
- The definitive linkspam of this decade (1st January, 2010)
- I just don't trust police
- Recommended Reading for January 1st
- “Men who buy sex: Who they buy and what they know”
- Sociological Images Update (Dec. 2009)
- End financial discrimination against young people
- The nuts, the bolts and the tenderness.
- STATE OF THE FEMINISM: Time for a Rebranding, Ladies!
- Twitter and LinkedIn neck and neck, while Bebo and Second Life lag behind
– Nice collection of blogosphere flare-ups from Broadsheet
– GeekFeminism linksfest
– “seriously, I am struggling to see why it was necessary to continue a high speed chase when there was a chopper on their tail, and at least another 100km of pretty frequent towns with other highway patrols who could be alerted and updated with the two men’s whereabouts. A little girl died because of this.”
– linksfest from FWD
– “report that most men who buy sex are aware of and have witnessed exploitation, coercion and trafficking but this does not affect their decision to buy sex.”
– If you haven’t got into the Sociological Images blog, this post gives a round-up of lots of good posts to start with.
– “The two arguments I’ve heard in favour of varied wage and benefit rates – excluding ‘nobody votes for raising benefits during a recession’ – are:
– it’s intended to encourage young people into higher education
– young people need less money because they’re supported by their parents.”
– “Yesterday I spent 5 hours in a sexual and reproductive health care facility, supporting a dear friend who found she was pregnant and did not wish to continue with the pregnancy.”
– from Sady at Tiger Beatdown (also posted at Feministe)
– What’s working for people and what’s not