Saturday, June 24, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (6/24/23)

It's a rainy Saturday morning here and I'm trying to decide how committed I am to the farmer's market.

Wagner chief claims to have seized military sites in Rostov as Moscow implements anti-terror measures (The Guardian)

U.S. can send more aid to Ukraine thanks to $6.2 billion accounting error (WaPo)

This is huge: Red States Just Lost Big at the Supreme Court (Slate)

This probably won't work, but I'm glad they're trying: Lawmakers to take up legislation that would eliminate ‘gay panic’ legal defense (NH Bulletin)

(This actually goes way beyond decorations - check out this Twitter thread for more.) U.S. Starbucks workers join in a weeklong strike over stores not allowing Pride d├ęcor (NPR)

In other labor news: UPS Workers Authorize Teamsters Union to Call Strike (NYT)

Good! Nashua Planning Board rejects proposal for controversial asphalt plant (NHPR)

The Most Requested LGBTQ+ Books in Classroom Libraries — and How to Help on DonorsChoose (Book Riot)

I cannot wait to watch this game: De La Cruz goes for cycle and Votto hits 2 clutch homers as streaking Reds stop Braves 11-10 (AP)

His layoff is such a loss: Fegan: The White Sox feats that expanded my mind, in baseball and in life (The Athletic)

And some longer reads:

U.S. and Iran in indirect talks over nuclear program and prisoners (WaPo)

The Texas Rangers are MLB’s only team without a Pride Night. That’s unlikely to change (The Athletic)

Related: Don’t Look Away from Queer Despair (Slate)

Black Women Are Being Erased in Book Publishing (Electric Lit)

‘The Flash’ Is the Depressing Culmination of the Great IP Experiment (The Ringer)

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