Obama on Wokeness & Our Love for Modern Love <3

This week we discuss Snapchat dysmorphia, the data-collection of period-tracking apps and why Dolly wants to shag Autumn. Also today we discuss Obama's speech-gone-viral on wokeness - which wasn't really about wokeness but on seeking not to shame, or humiliate others, in the name of progress. Is there space for Obama's brand of gradualism - or do we actually need radical change?


And we talk about Amazon Prime's Modern Love, based on the New York Times column, which we have both fallen hook, line and sinker for - because we are but sentimental fools.


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Links 


Modern Love on Amazon Prime https://www.amazon.com/Modern-Love-Season-1/dp/B07VNF5351


Modern Love, Edited by Daniel Jones https://www.waterstones.com/book/modern-love/daniel-jones/9780307351043


One Dimensional Woman, by Nina Power https://www.amazon.co.uk/One-Dimensional-Woman-Zero-Books/dp/1846942411


Sabotage, by Emma Gannon for The Pound Project https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/poundproject/the-pound-project-part-six-emma-gannon


Exposure, by Olivia Sudjic https://peninsulapress.co.uk/product/exposure


A Woman's Beauty: Put Down or Power Source? By Susan Sontag, 1975 http://www.wheelersburg.net/Downloads/Sontag.pdf


The backlash against birth control apps, by Olivia Sudjic for The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jul/21/colossally-naive-backlash-birth-control-app


Malaika Jabali on Obama https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/nov/01/does-obamas-critique-of-radical-politics-help-bring-about-the-change-he-wanted 


Sarah Ditum on Obama https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/nov/02/barack-obama-right-you-dont-change-minds-by-damning-your-opponents


I walked out on my husband and kids for true love, by anon for The Sunday Times Magazine https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/i-walked-out-on-my-husband-and-kids-for-true-love-and-im-not-going-to-live-with-aching-regret-8xnjkgqpd


Instagram might be removing plastic surgery filters, but what about the skin lightening ones? By Ellie Abraham for gal-dem acast.com/privacy