Conversation Starters 4/12/17
What are you thinking about what is going on in the world? Here’s the top stories from women, ministry, and world news this week.
by Joe Concha, The Hill
Two MSNBC personalities on Tuesday night said former national security adviser Susan Rice’s race and gender may be factors in the criticism she is taking from Republicans over the unmasking of two of President Trump's transition team members mentioned in intelligence documents.
by Stephanie Merry, The Washington Post
Susan Sarandon took to Twitter over the weekend to quash an old rumor that she’d already debunked nearly two decades ago.
by Moira Donegan, The New Yorker
About a decade ago, the writer Rebecca Solnit was in the U.K. promoting “Storming the Gates of Paradise,” a book about politics, and she gave a live talk before an audience.
by German Lopez, Vox
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly has been repeatedly accused of sexual harassment.
by Torey Van Oot, Refinery29
The morning of January 21 was bizarrely warm, as if the weather knew America was going through something weird and decided to play along.
Hysteria, Witches, and the Wandering Uterus: A Brief History
Or, Why I Teach "The Yellow Wallpaper"
by Terri Kapsalis, Lit Hub
I teach “The Yellow Wallpaper” because I believe it can save people. That is one reason. There are more. I have taught Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s 1891 story for nearly two decades and this past fall was no different. Then again, this past fall was entirely different.