From the BBC: Johnny Cash and his prison reform campaign
Photo Essay: Meet New York’s Loyal Public Library Patrons
"Refugee Hotel is a collection of photography and interviews that documents the arrival of refugees in the United States. Stabile’s images are coupled with testimonies from people describing their first days in the U.S., the lives they’ve left behind, and the new communities they’ve since created."
Image: beautiful new years resolutions from emilja frances.
From Oxfam: 7 photos that reveal what families eat in one week: "In a new series of photos, families worldwide pose with one week’s food supply."
This book looks interesting: Missing Out: In Praise of the Unlived Life (reviewed in the LARB)
Listening to: having a Neil Young moment recently, and listening to "Harvest" at work a lot.
True heroes: Inside Mississippi's Last Abortion Clinic: "Mississippi used to have 14 abortion clinics. Now there is one. If you visit it, here are some of the people you might meet."
RIP Jayne Cortez: "And if we don’t fight / if we don’t resist / if we don’t organize and unify and / get the power to control our own lives / Then we will wear / the exaggerated look of captivity / the stylized look of submission / the bizarre look of suicide / the dehumanized look of fear / and the decomposed look of repression / forever and ever and ever / And there it is" - "There It Is"