On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

The Oscar nominations came out this morning. The list includes lots of love for dude-centric films The Revenant and The Martian, while Carol got snubbed for Best Picture and Best DIrector nods. [Entertainment Weekly] 

#OscarsSoWhite: “The only Academy nods for two of the year’s biggest films about African-American characters went to white people.” [NY Times] 

• Since Roe v. Wade, states have enacted a whopping 1,000 laws restricting access to abortion. AAAAAAAA! [Mother Jones] 

• A new report shows Americans are willing to exchange our personal data for convenient technology—but we don't want to. [The Atlantic] 

Most Americans don't even have $1,000 in savings, so millions of “middle class” people are actuallysuper vulnerable if anything goes awry. [Salon] 

• The rumors are over: Director Ryan Coogler will take on Marvel's Black Panther film. 

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