GWENDOLINE CHRISTIE NEWS: The Emmys happened last night and Gwendoline Christie was there! The show Gwendoline Christie plays a knight on won a lot of awards.
MOLDING YOUNG MINDS: It's not like they do anything important! An Oregon Center for Public Policy deep dive reveals that we still don't pay teachers enough.
ANITA HILL OP-ED: We don't deserve Anita Hill's courageous willingness to step into the cross fire again, but here's an op-ed she wrote for the the New York Times on the Kavanaugh hearings. "That the Senate Judiciary Committee still lacks a protocol for vetting sexual harassment and assault claims that surface during a confirmation hearing suggests that the committee has learned little from the Thomas hearing, much less the more recent #MeToo movement."
BROWN VS BUEHLER: The Oregonian has a breakdown of what Oregon’s two leading gubernatorial candidates, Governor Kate Brown and Knute "Buehgle Boy" Buehler, have said thus far said about homelessness in Oregon. Buehler wants to employ a “compassionate but tough” plan that involves
shaking homeless people by the shoulders and saying, "Snap out of it! Get ahold of yourself, Jerry!" allocating $10 million towards temporary shelters. Governor Brown wants to focus on permanent housing for families, veterans, and the chronically homeless because shelters don't actually do much to end the cycle of homelessness.
LANCE BASS YOUR TIME HAS COME: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa and Elon Musk are planning the first-ever private commercial trip around the moon. They want bring six to eight artists, architects, designers, and other creative people along on the weeklong space trip, which is planned for oh... 2023? Why is this news? Snooze this til at least 2022. Stop trying to get attention, Elon.
TODAY'S FORECAST FEELS NICE:
READY TO CRY: Are you looking to escape the news of the flooding and devastation in the Carolinas? How bout a super sad story about people trying to receive medical aid during 2017's Hurricane Harvey? The New York Times' Daily podcast has you covered. Here's Episode 1 and Episode 2
BRIE LARSON, PUNCHING: What did you say, Captain America? SHUT UP I'M BUSY WATCHING THE CAPTAIN MARVEL TRAILER OVER AND OVER AGAIN. Everyone is sharing the Captain Marvel trailer but we've got the one with DUTCH SUBTITLES: