Katherine Krueger
Managing Editor, Splinter
Oct 3

Demi Lovato apologized for accepting a “free trip to Israel in exchange for a few posts,” saying on Instagram that no one told her about the “potential backlash” of such a trip. “This was meant to be a spiritual experience for me, NOT A POLITICAL STATEMENT,” she also said. I feel u but like, just do India next time.

Oct 1

If only there was a middle ground. Rep. Maxine Waters tweeted: “Impeachment is not good enough for Trump. He needs to be imprisoned & placed in solitary confinement.” But for now, she said impeachment is the “imperative. A kindly reminder that even the worst of the worst shouldn’t be kept in solitary!

Sep 30

Read this great in-depth reporting from HuffPost today about the travails of working women just trying to breastfeed their kids, which found employers broke the law meant to protect a woman’s right to pump at work a staggering 68 percent of the time in the cases the site obtained.

Sep 25

Seems fine: global warming going faster than expected, according to a landmark UN report out today, by basically any metric—the oceans are warmer and more acidic, the glaciers are melting, and “coastal extreme events” are getting worse. Unless we change everything, a billion people will be affected.