Hello hello! This week’s Fair Warning is brought to you by the realisation that Greggs vegan sausage rolls are Actually Good (yes, two years late), and that everyone deserves enriching and fulfilling two-way relationships. Good life advice, that.
If you want to scream into the abyss, this comes quite close (scream into the Icelandic wilderness). Don’t do what I did and open it and forget it’s there, because 20 minutes later you’ll hear a blood-curdling scream from your computer and it’ll scare the life out of you :)
This is a really sobering piece of analysis by Bloomberg. They looked at 749 mass shootings over the past six years, and found that about 60% were either domestic violence attacks, or committed by men with histories of domestic violence. It’s so frustrating that this has been known about for a long while now and no one seems interested in seriously tackling it.
Wearing masks is now the new frontline of the culture wars; hooray for humanity. This NYT article looks at mask usage by geography and it’s actually quite fascinating learning about what things impact whether someone will wear a mask.
This is great - analysis of 2,000 books, and how body parts are described, by gender. Men have “powerful” bodies and “heavy” shoulders, women have “naked” bodies and “bare” shoulders. Hooray for misogyny.
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