Today is . . . Monday! Weirdly enough! And I just wanted to mention that I'm going to respect the Twelve Days of Christmas and scatter a few holiday links in for the next bit, if I see something I think is worth sharing.
Taliban stop women from working for aid organisations (The Guardian)
More racists using people as props: Busloads of migrants dropped off near Kamala Harris's home on Christmas Eve (NPR)
This is TRULY INCREDIBLE, please read it: A Totally Normal Interview With Author Emily St. John Mandel (Slate)
And some longer reads:
The Best Noir Fiction of 2022 (CrimeReads)
The Lights of Christmas 2022 (The Atlantic)