monday reading list

“I like my women like I like my weekend – short, filled with liquor and gone by Monday.”

                                              ~ Unknown

Ginger Thompson for the New York Times weaves the story of a Drug War informer’s flight from Mexico, plastic surgery, and new life as an anonymous nobody.

This Sports Illustrated interview gets the real story behind the news that Jason Collins is the first openly gay professional athlete.

Andrew O-Hagan for Financial Times muses on many of the famous authors of the last century and their deep infatuation with… other art forms.

John Upton of Grist brings us the uplifting news that San Francisco and 10 other cities are divesting themselves of fossil-fuel stocks.

And finally, if you want to make your own reading lists, Callie Schweitzer of Medium gives us the tools we need to sift through the garbage and find good news on the internet.

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