Politics Sunday


Going after evil on the Internets, vigilante style. (via)

India’s “best-known contemporary painter” moves to Qatar because of threats from hard-line Hindus.

Some folks are saying that African poverty is … declining! (via)

“There is a human rights crisis in the US that can no longer be ignored – millions of Americans are unable to secure one of their most basic rights: the right to adequate housing.” The UN goes after the US on affordable housing.

“It is difficult, therefore, for me to imagine that he became so excited when my mother told him I was about to be born that he momentarily misplaced his keys.” Omar bin Laden writes about his father Osama.

Seth Fischer’s writing has twice been listed as notable in The Best American Essays and has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize by several publications, including Guernica. He was the founding Sunday editor at The Rumpus and is the current nonfiction editor at The Nervous Breakdown. He is a Dornsife PhD Fellow at USC and been awarded fellowships and residencies by Ucross, Lambda Literary, Jentel, Ragdale, and elsewhere, and he teaches at the UCLA-Extension Writer’s Program and Antioch University, where he received his MFA. More from this author →