If it's something you can handle, you should read the statement by the victim in the Stanford rape case in which the rapist was just given a light sentence because the judge wanted to avoid a "severe impact" on him. This is an incredible piece of writing and so, so important.
Big good news in another terrible situation: Francis gives Vatican authority to initiate removal of bishops negligent on sexual abuse
I agree with Jamelle Bouie here: How Should America Resist a Fascist?
CNN has finally figured out how to cover Donald Trump's constant lying
Not to be all "I PREDICTED THIS" but I totally speculated about this on Twitter a while ago: Some officials worry about briefing Trump, fearing spilled secrets
Conservatives’ new anti-Trump savior also said immigrants are rapists (Obviously I don't want David French to do well but I am sad at the thought of all the puns we won't get to make. French Revolution. French fries. French horn. French Connection. So many options. French - toast?)
Bernie Sanders and Rigged Elections: Sometimes You Just Lose
Explaining Ben Shapiro’s Messy, Ethnic-Slur-Laden Breakup With Breitbart
This was reasonably convincing: In defence of the "Dark Ages"
Ooh: Hoard of Coins and Bronze Statues Found Off Israel