Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

Saturday Night

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On Thursday, 80 lawsuits against the NFL related to brain injuries and concussions were combined into one complaint and filed in Philadelphia. The suit also names helmet maker Ridell, and if I’m reading the article correctly, 2100 former players are involved in the case.

* This pamphlet, written in four hours, Xeroxed, and distributed on the coach up to the 1972 Women’s Liberation conference, contains six demands, beginning with “We demand the right to work less,” and including, for the first time, “We demand wages for housework.” The Guardian profiles Selma James.

How hard is it to dismantle 150 nuclear reactors? Europe’s about to find out.

* This Detroit News Archivist Tumblr is really something.

* And this summer, LARoB will #OccupyGaddis.

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