Jessica McCain (Georgia): Where Birds Flock to Get Together: The Who, What, Where, and Why of Mate Searching. Trump threatens via Twitter to “solve the problem” in North Korea. Five ways the North Korea situation could spiral out of control: “Eventually they’ll go too far, and the situation will unravel”. Why would Assad use sarin in a war he’s winning? To terrify Syrians. The cruel hypocrisy of Trump’s sudden concern for Syrian children. Intersectionality and its discontents: Jennifer C. Nash reviews Intersectionality: Origins, Contestations, Horizons by Anna Carastathis; Intersectionality (Key Concepts) by Patricia Hill Collins and Sirma Bilge; and Pursuing Intersectionality, Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries by Vivian May. Matthew Desmond’s Evicted just won the Pulitzer for nonfiction — it’s all housing advocates can talk about.

Thread: “Trump has trafficked in anti-Semitism since the start of his campaign. Sean Spicer’s comments cannot be removed from this context”. Sean Spicer is the perfectly awful spokesman that Donald Trump deserves. “Spicer’s statement was made on behalf of a president who, in 2015, minimized a chemical gas attack that killed 5,000”.