Weekend reading


The racially charged San Francisco police shooting you don’t know about but should.

Every high school student in Sweden will get a free copy of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s We Should All Be Feminists

A Missouri Democrat proposes putting the same restrictions on guns as abortion.

Targeting racist trolls by putting their comments on billboards.

Marriage equality has boosted state and local economies by $813 million.

The Intersection podcast talks about Tamir Rice a year after his murder by Cleveland police.

10 things you should know about the shooting of Laquan McDonald by police.

Texas nonprofit will settle two Syrian refugee families despite governor’s order not to.

Lawmaker who was a “life member” of the NRA quits after the San Bernardino massacre.


Author: Rebecca Griffin

I am a passionate advocate for progressive causes with over a decade of experience organizing for social change. That organizing experience informs the way I look at the world and the challenges we face in working toward social justice. I started Of Means and Ends to write about social issues I care about and share my thoughts on how we organize in a smart, strategic way. Please visit and join the conversation.

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