Welcome to Issue 32.3 of Digestable, your daily mouthful of real things happening in the world, minus alarmist pandemic news.
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Today’s news, fermented:
It’s dark outside, and an important meeting is encroaching on my writing time today. So, here’s a list of things that caught my eye:
Breonna Taylor Grand Juror Says Homicide Charges Were Not Presented, aka, in the grand jury proceedings, nobody presented the fact that Breonna Taylor was MURDERED. I’m sorry, is that even a court case?
False Political News in Spanish Pits Latino Voters Against Black Lives Matter—a clear acknowledgement that if all the people targeted and abandoned by the state get together and fight for what we all collectively want, we will be unstoppable.
After 2 Hurricanes, Lake Charles Fears Its Cries for Help Have Gone Unheard, or what happens when the media decides your disaster isn’t sexy enough for them
Belching Cows and Endless Feedlots: Fixing Cattle’s Climate Issues, a reminder that fermentation will, in fact, save us
How to Grow (and Eat) a Pawpaw, a particularly good read for north easterly landowners, and a fruit all of us cold-clime dwellers should know about
Jesus, here’s some breaking news. Revealed: ex-members of Amy Coney Barrett faith group tell of trauma and sexual abuse. Wait a second, you mean there’s sexual assault in a patriarchal Christian cult? Welcome to the world the rest of us live in.
Nigeria president calls for calm amid reports of protesters shot dead in Lagos. If you aren’t familiar with what’s going on in Nigeria: there’s basically a state-sponsored rogue SWAT team that people are protesting. Yesterday, law enforcement opened fire on peaceful protestors. It’s a terrifying situation.
Last but not least, Slow Lorises Are Adorable but They Bite With Flesh-Rotting Venom. Yeah, you read that right.
Back tomorrow from the superb Latifah Azlan.