Sunday Political Links


People seemed to like the political links last week, so here are some more. Enjoy!

If you are an evil person,  becoming a lawyer for a military contractor is a great career move.

How Louis Armstrong fought anti-Semitism (via)

A disturbing article on sexual slavery within the U.S. “It is presently less risky and more profitable to sell girls rather than illegal drugs.” (via)

The Walrus is a really great magazine.  Here Katie Addleman asks if Birthright can “save Judaism.”

In light of the health care debate in the Senate, it might be good if Democrats revisited this Believer interview with George Lakoff.

David Kurtz at TPM explains some of the behind-the-scenes in the Senate.

Apparently, it is frowned upon to look at porn while on public transportation.

Seth Fischer's writing has appeared in Best Sex Writing 2013, Buzzfeed, PankGuernica, Lunch Ticket, Gertrude, and elsewhere. His Rumpus piece "Notes from a Unicorn" was listed as a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2013. He will be a 2014 Lambda Literary Emerging Voicing Fellow and was a 2013 Jentel Arts Residency Program Fellow. He also teaches at Antioch University Los Angeles and Writing Workshops Los Angeles. Find more writing of his writing at, or reach him @sethfischer. More from this author →