Monday, July 17, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (7/17/23)

Today is Monday! My TV news roundup at The Televixen is on hiatus in solidarity with the striking workers.

I usually try to link to specific articles rather than liveblogs, but there's a bunch of breaking Russia/Ukraine news so: Ukraine attacked Crimean Bridge, official says; Russia says grain deal ‘being terminated’ (WaPo)

Of course: Iran's morality police to resume headscarf patrols (BBC)

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Airs Bigoted New Covid Conspiracy Theory About Jews and Chinese (NYT)

With Democratic ballot filling out, the 2024 race for NH governor begins to take shape (NHPR)

Tomato crisis hits India as rain ravages crops and prices rise 400% (The Guardian)

Thousands of authors urge AI companies to stop using work without permission (NPR)

WNBA players take offseason into their own hands with new winter league (The 19th*)

Never Too Young: Why Kids Deserve Queer Friendly Libraries (Book Riot)

My hot take is that if they do this they need to make it universal, or it will just increase the problem of only wealthy kids getting into the higher levels: Electronic communication devices for high school baseball may be coming to Connecticut (Yahoo! Sports)

Painting reattributed to Gainsborough after six decades labelled unknown (The Guardian)

And some longer reads:

Riots in France Highlight a Vicious Cycle Between Police and Minorities (NYT)

‘A long slog’: Inside DeSantis’s early struggles and effort to rebound (WaPo)

Maryland Is Becoming the Patron State of Abortions (Slate)

An Era of Dynamic Catchers Is Upon Us (NYT)

How Samuel R. Delany Reimagined Sci-Fi, Sex, and the City (New Yorker)

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