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Shelf Life: Adultery, Half-Siblings, and Hate

 by Danielle Maestretti

Tags: Media, Independent Press, Briarpatch, Hip Mama, New Internationalist, Southern Poverty Law Center, Utne Reader library, Shelf Life, Danielle Maestretti,

Utne Reader librarian Danielle Maestretti shares the highlights (and occasional lowlights) of what's landing in our library each week.

Featured in this week’s episode:

- "Adultery and Other Half Revolutions," from Briarpatch

- A two-mom family discovers the joy of half-siblings, and Noemi Martinez embraces the notion that activism begins at home, from Hip Mama (not available online)

- New Internationalist on the continuing scourge of maternal deaths

- The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report on "The Year in Hate"

Sources: Briarpatch, Hip Mama, New Internationalist, Intelligence Report