September 19, 2021

The Other Afghan Women

In the countryside, the endless killing of civilians turned women against the occupiers who claimed to be helping them. (SLNYorker) [more inside]
posted by Ahmad Khani at 5:26 PM PST - 41 comments

A story about NYC delivery workers and the conditions they endure

Ride Like Hell.  Exploited by apps. Attacked by thieves. Unprotected by cops. 65,000 strong, with only themselves to count on. Revolt of the Delivery Workers. Reportage by NY Magazine.
posted by lalochezia at 5:14 PM PST - 25 comments

You feel like shit.

An interactive self-care guide. [more inside]
posted by lazaruslong at 2:02 PM PST - 47 comments

Angry Songs For Sad People

If you like heavy metal music you should consider checking out 𝐖𝐀𝐑𝐆𝐀𝐒𝐌, an electro-metal screamo-pop post-hardcore "nu metal" duo* with hints of riotgrrl and hip-hop and dub-step, fresh off winning Best UK Breakthrough Band at the 2021 Heavy Metal Music Awards. Suggested start: BACKYARD BASTARDS [cw: blood and violence and cheerleaders] [more inside]
posted by glonous keming at 9:44 AM PST - 20 comments

"The woman is absolutely riveting. I can't. She's so brilliant." -humbug

Elaine Stritch At Liberty [2h25m, Wikipedia]
posted by hippybear at 7:54 AM PST - 5 comments

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