Since Last We Spoke, 12-7-15

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A very happy Hanukkah to all of you who celebrate: we pulled out our menorahs (one traditional, one awesome glow stick menorah), and Sasha made rugelach last night, so we are in full holiday mode (perhaps there will be latkes in my future–who can say?). It was pretty busy in our household, not just with holiday festivities, but just the business of life after a very hectic work week. Life should be slowing down soon–no more work travel for the rest of the year, the last 2 weeks of my contract with the Army, family time on the horizon. For now, though it’s still full-speed ahead. There wasn’t a whole lot of time for reading, but when I finally crawled into bed last night here’s what caught my eye (since last we spoke):

There’s so much to read on last week’s shooting–but here’s one particular look at the issue that is particularly perplexing

Plus, this editorial (and on the front page)

Also, surviving.

Naming the trolls online

An excellent question

Loneliness may have significant healthcare implications

Here’s why diversity

New style guide on writing about disabilities (see also their Terms to Avoid)

Moving the sexual assault conversation to high schools

Not sure how I feel about this new IPV campaign

I love this about Sweden

Lie detection: you probably don’t know what you’re talking about

The impact of historical and intergenerational trauma on American Indian and Native Alaskan communities

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