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Michelle Obama kicked off the DNC’s week of speeches with a powerful, moving address.

In New Zealand, a former national park has been granted personhood, “a profound alternative to the human presumption of sovereignty over the natural world.” That means that lawsuits to protect the park can be brought on behalf of the land itself, without need to show harm to humans.

On Corey Menafee and the history of university service labor: “Nowhere more than in their role as employers of racialized service work do U.S. universities suture old and new forms of white supremacist racial capitalism.”

Vulnerability: a precondition for an ethical life.

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Dana Bolger is a Senior Editor at Feministing and the co-founder of Know Your IX, the national youth-led organization working to end gender violence in schools. She's testified before Congress on Title IX policy and legislative reform, and her writing has appeared in a number of outlets, including The New York Times, Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. She's also a student at Yale Law School, and you can find her on Twitter at @danabolger.

Dana Bolger is a Senior Editor at Feministing and a student at Yale Law School.

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