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It’s so hot outside I could scream!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Saw This, Thought of You
Big Trump Indictment Volume Four news: Trump and 18 Allies Charged With Racketeering in Most Sweeping Indictment Yet. The charges come from Georgia’s Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO Act), most commonly used to target organized crime groups. The indictment — Trump’s fourth — comprises 41 counts and goes after a lot of top Trump allies, including Rudy Giuliani. Trump faces 13 criminal counts in the indictment.
Some more updates on the Maui wildfires:
- This Nonprofit Is Helping Pregnant and Postpartum People During the Maui Wildfires.
- How Colonialism Contributed to the Maui Wildfires.
- Lahaina Residents Worry a Rebuilt Maui Town Could Slip Into the Hands of Affluent Outsiders.
Queer as in F*ck You
If you’re in or around Philly, here’s a new art exhibition to check out: ‘They Don’t Come with Rules’: David Antonio Cruz Celebrates Queer Chosen Families.
Jenn Shapland on the Need for “Thin Skin.”Jenn Shapland, the award-winning author of My Autobiography of Carson McCullers has a new book out today called Thin Skin. Stay tuned for an exclusive excerpt from the book later today and a review by Stef Rubino tomorrow.
As well as a headline I love: Ron DeSantis Did Not Have a Good Weekend.
One More Thing
Poetry: Three Poems by Chen Chen. I’m obsessed with all three of these poems, and now you can be, too.