Links to a few things I read on the internet recently. Not the sunniest reading material for the most part, but all thought-provoking in their own way. The first two articles are research for a (not) secret project I’m working on and the last two were written by friends of mine from Twitter.
The Ideology of Isolation — a Harper’s essay about climate change and conservatism by Rebecca Solnit
What’s Killing the Babies of Vernal, Utah? — 2015 Rolling Stone story about the fracking industry and birth defects
Social Media, capitalism, and mental health Pt. 1 — First part of a planned series of articles about the stuff in the title and psychoanalysis.
Lessons from Online Radicals — substack post by my friend Josiah about politics and online