Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for November 12th from 11:32 to 11:41:
- The 8-Hour Sleep Myth: How I Learned That Everything I Knew About Sleep Was Wrong – Apathy, anger and frustration at the negative tone of the campaigns resulted in the lowest percentage of voter participation since 1942.
- Editorial: The Worst Voter Turnout in 72 Years – Apathy, anger and frustration at the negative tone of the campaigns resulted in the lowest percentage of voter participation since 1942.
- What to Do About American Plutocracy – All is not lost. Change has happened in the past, against severe resistance, three times since the Civil War.
- Taking Note: The Plight of Gay Veterans – They don’t have access to the full array of benefits available to their colleagues.
- Republicans will use their Senate majority to melt the glaciers and flood the coasts – Welcome to the next two years. It'll be like the last four years, but now the Republican obstruction will be on steroids.
- I Was a Conservative Coward: How the Midterms Evoked My Shameful Past of Buying Into the Fox News Spin – Only one party is dedicated to promoting fear. Why the right will ultimately lose.
- More men need to take paternity leave — even if it hurts their careers – Paternity leave helps families and can hurt men's careers. This is exactly why more men need to do it
- Why the Right Keeps Winning and the Left Keeps Losing – Why does the Right keep winning in American politics, sometimes through electoral victories, sometimes by having the Democrats and others on the Left adopt what were traditionally right-wing policies and perspectives?
- Yet another one bites the dust: Judge rules for marriage equality in South Carolina – Marriage equality is coming to South Carolina after a federal district judge struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban.