Saturday, March 04, 2017

Saturday Stories: Normalized Racism, Syphillis, and a Canadian Political Train Wreck

Jamie Ford, in his own blog, highlights the normalized and tolerated racism he faced giving a talk in a Texan high school.

Sushma Subramanian, in Slate, provides us with the horrific story of how American researchers purposefully infected Guatemalans with syphillis, and then abandoned them.

Scott Feschuk, in Macleans, hilariously explains the subtext of Kellie Leitch's (Canada's Trumpian conservative) train wreck of a video (honestly, worth a read and a watch even if you're not Canadian).

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, here's a lengthy interview I did with Healthy Debate where we covered life, my kids, my favourite food nanny, and the future.]