On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Monday! Here’s all the feminist news on my radar. 

• Framing the debate around the BART strikes: Where does blame for the strike land? [This Week in Blackness]

• While everyone was dealing with 4th of July hangovers last Friday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was busy signing abortion restriction laws. [Feministing]  

• My Mother’s Abortion: A moving personal story about one woman remembering the secrets around her mother’s abortion while the two are protesting Texas’ restrictive new abortion bill. [New York Times] 

• Muslim leaders are pushing Obama to stop force-feeding hunger strikers in Guantanamo during Ramadan. [Guardian]

• Dealing with racism by… joking about race. [xoJane]

• When an article starts, “Ladies, I know, beer can be so confusing!” you know there’s going to be trouble. [Guys Drinking Beer] 

• Read the fantastic and ultimately tragic history of Polish World War II spy Christine Granville. [Daily Beast]

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by Sarah Mirk
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Sarah Mirk is the former host of Bitch Media’s podcast Popaganda. She’s interested in gender, history, comics, and talking to strangers. You can follow her on Twitter

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