A "stuff I've been reading" post:
So Steve Jobs died. I grew up on Macs--my mom is a graphic designer--so I suppose my experience with computers would be very different if he hadn't been around.
Also, Fred Shuttlesworth died. He was a civil rights leader and one of the founders of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, along with Martin Luther King and David Abernathy.
A look at "traditional femininity" and the ways in which it equates women with children.
Two views on the Occupy Wall Street protests:
The Occupy Movement as a Re-Development Program (a Catholic view)
Colonialism and the Occupy Movement (from Racialicious)
From the slacktivist, a call for jubilee.
And because The Wailin' Jennys are awesome and have a new album out: