Glenda Rich

15 Added | 3 Magazines | 4 Likes | 1 Following | @bettina46 | Keep up with Glenda Rich on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Glenda Rich”

31 Noted Authors Pick Their Favorite Books

1 of 30<p><i>A Tree Grows in Brooklyn</i>, by Betty Smith<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 30<p><i>The Maltese Falcon</i>, by Dashiell Hammett<p>3 of 30<p><i>Gilead</i>, by Marilynne …

Empathy

Here’s why India is never going to be safe for women

A few days ago, after news of the sexual assault case in Mumbai broke out, someone on Twitter said something that got me thinking. A female resident of Mumbai, presumably, lashed out after seeing the umpteenth tweet asking women in Mumbai to “take care” and “be safe.”<p>Enough of this patronizing …

India

What The March On Washington Called For, And What We Got

Wednesday marks the 50th celebration of the March on Washington — perhaps you've heard something about it? — and it's a little hard to resist the urge to compare the America of 1963 to 2013, to see how they've diverged.<p>Although the "I have a dream" and the "content of their character" bits tend to …

How Wall Street Is Using the Bailout to Stage a Revolution

The global economic crisis isn't about money - it's about power<p>It's over – we're officially, royally fucked. no empire can survive being rendered a …

Finance

North Carolina Proves How Badly the Supreme Court Misunderstood the Voting Rights Act

Usually it takes years to judge when the Supreme Court gets something very wrong. Think of Justice Kennedy’s opinion for the court in the 2010 …

Are You White? Then You Should Probably Watch This.

Do you become annoyed anytime a person of color writes, tweets, sings, or speaks about racial inequality? Have you ever wondered why it’s culturally …

Systems for Organizing Your Mail

1 of 7<p>Set Up a Workspace<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 7<p>Create a Filing System<p>3 of 7<p>Streamline Bill-Paying<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 7<p>Store Important Documents<p>Advertisement<p>…

Outrageous and Tragic Tales of Amazingly Wealthy Kids

<i>Every weekend, Longform shares a collection of great stories from</i> <i>its archive</i> <i>with Slate. For daily picks of new and classic nonfiction, check out</i></i> …

WATCH: The Surprising Reason We Find Babies Cute

Almost everybody loves sweet things -- though some people seem to outgrow their taste for sweets in later life. Almost everybody responds to sexy bodies, sexy clothes, sexy dances with twinges of lust, though some people develop eccentric tastes in sexiness. Almost everybody responds with …

Brazil

Republicans’ whites-only gambit will spell doom

Party may have claimed it’d be more inclusive, but now it’s reversing course. The result: It will pay a huge price<p>It should go without saying that if House Republicans kill immigration reform, Democrats will make it the central issue of the midterm elections. That should be all the more obvious …

Whack-a-Mole

<i>A version of this story was co-published with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.</i><p>In 2008, payday lenders suffered a major defeat when the Ohio legislature …