Italy, then Malta turned away a boatload of 600 migrants (aka people; aka humans), letting them starve in the Mediterranean. So Spain is rescuing them. “The duty of a democratic government is not to look away” in a humanitarian crisis, said Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau – CBC

I think I’ll keep my specs: Blurred vision, burning eyes: This is a Lasik surgery success? – NY Times

The language of the Trump Administration is the language of domestic violenceNew Yorker

Look what you made me do has emerged as the dominant ethos of the current White House. During the 2016 Presidential race, many observers drew parallels between the language of abusers and that of Trump on the campaign trail. Since his election, members of the Trump Administration have learned that language, too, and nowhere is this more vivid than in the rhetoric they use to discuss the Administration’s policies toward the Central American immigrants crossing the U.S. border.

I don’t need to ‘understand‘ anyone who still supports this president – Esquire

Trump criticizes the free press and US journalists in front of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un – BuzzFeed


June 12

1967: The U.S. Supreme Court strikes down all state laws prohibiting or restricting interracial marriages.

1990: Manitoba MLA Elijah Harper votes against the Meech Lake Accord.