Stuff worth reading
Female amputees grapple with prosthetics for men Good examples of how designing for non “default” identities is good for everyone.
Health-Care Deductibles Climbing Out of Reach.
“about a quarter of all non-elderly Americans with private insurance coverage do not have sufficient liquid assets to pay even a mid-range deductible.” And that’s a conservative estimate.
Why the Dismal Science Needs a Richer Moral Anthropology
Fascinating read of Adam Smith with discussion of moral philosophy and implications for modern economics
Why Lesbians and Gay Men Don’t Share Space.
Gentrification, sexism (e.g. the wage gap), children
McDonald’s sues to block Seattle’s minimum wage
Law only applies to businesses with more than 500 employees, presumably to satisfy the small business community. I say fuck it, wage hikes for everyone. Also, it is really really awful that the courts let the Equal Protection Clause be used like this.