Here are our recommended reading for today, March 22:
- Beautiful, powerful piece by Elena Ferrante at the Guardian explaining how even after a century of feminism, women still can’t be themselves. It rang pretty true to my experience working in big corporations. Diversity is beautiful and all, but women are still expected to act and operate in a man code, and are often punished if they try to be their true selves. Read here.
- Breaking the propaganda machine. Ralph Peters, a retired U.S. Army officer and military analyst for Fox News said Tuesday that he was quitting the network because he believed Fox had “degenerated from providing a legitimate and much-needed outlet for conservative voices to a mere propaganda machine for a destructive and ethically ruinous administration.” Read here.
- HAHAHA. Talking about right-wing media outlets, Breitbart lost 50% of their viewership with the exit of Steven Bannon. Read here.
- Buzzfeed posted 21 stories of mansplaining at work. I don’t know if I laugh or if I cry. Read here.