Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Tuesday Reading



Seventy-year-old journalist and TV presenter Anne Robinson has never watched porn before. Young feminist Grace Campbell, 20, grew up online, where hardcore porn is instantly available. Is that why Grace and her peers are dealing with unrealistic sexual expectations? She asked Robinson to have a look at what's out there to see if her problems are unique to the internet age


by Dr. Lawrence Brown
In an article entitled “The Early Spread and Epidemic Ignition of HIV-1 in Human Populations,” in the magazine Science in October 2014, Nuno Faria and his fellow researchers revealed the location of ground zero for one of the world’s most deadly infectious diseases—HIV. They discovered that HIV-1 originated in Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and explain that the deadly virus spread throughout the Congo via the railroad network. HIV-1 was subsequently transmitted by Haitian professionals back to Haiti and then to the United States (1).


by Keir Clarke
Sleepless in Tucson has created a number of interactive maps exploring foreign national deaths along the Southern Arizona border with Mexico. The Southern Arizona Border post includes the above map showing the identifiable locations of migrant deaths crossing the border between 2001-2015.


by Arturo Garcia
Enough time has probably passed that most of us can now consider Marvel’s new Daredevil adaptation in full — both the good and the bad. And make no mistake, the good has been very good at times.


by Bianca Franqueira Hanks
We are 50% of the population and we constitute less than 25% of our elected representatives. 
Half the people, not even one quarter of our representatives.





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