Stories that I have bookmarked or saved that I really (like really) liked and want to share.

I value good journalism.


‘Strong’ Black Woman? ‘Smart’ Asian Man? The Downside to Postive Stereotypes by Kumari Devarajan for NPR’s Code Switch.

Why American Students Haven’t Gotten Better at Reading in 20 Years by Natalie Wexler in The Atlantic

Exactly How Teachers Came To Be So Underpaid in America  by Katie Reilly for TIME


The economic causes of Chicago’s violence by Ben Joravsky in the Chicago Reader.

Ohio is Hoarding Money Meant for Poor Families by Greg Kaufmann in Talk Poverty

VR Art Reduces Need For Opioids in NY Hospital  by Charlie Fink in Forbes.


The Real Causes of Depression Have Been Discovered, And They’re Not What You Think (op-ed)   by Johann Hari in the Huffington Post.

My Dinner with Longevity Expert Dan Buettner (No Kale Required) by Jeff Gordinier in The New York Times.

The Science of Nutrition is Messy by Julia Belluz in Vox.

How the Western Diet Has Derailed Our Evolution by Moises Velasquez-Manoff in Nautilus.

International news

What ISIS Really Wants by Graeme Wood in The Atlantic


Where are the Women? by Anna Griffin in Neiman Reports.

Generation Uphill from The Economist.


Queer Love in Color  by Jamal Jordan in the New York Times.

Raising Connor  by Boston Globe reporters and staff.

Snowfall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek by John Branch in The New York Times (personal favorite).


  • Why is this Happening? with Chris Hayes
  • FiveThirtyEight Politics
  • NPR Fresh Air
  • NPR StoryCorps
  • The Axe Files with David Axelrod
  • Welcome to NightVale
  • Stories Podcast by Wondery
  • The Sheroic Podcast
  • In the Thick by Futuro Media Group

I’ll keep adding more stories and content as I find them and remember to update this page.

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