8 Things of Note

A few of our favorite links from around the web this week.
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Hello, dear Clementines! As we usher in the holiday season, may we all remember the true spirit of the season: that we are all in this together, with each other and for each other. Peace and love to you this month and beyond. As always, a few conversations from around the web we found particularly noteworthy—happy reading and happy weekend.

Santa is coming! Text (yes, text) your child’s wish list to the big guy himself and he’ll reply. How’s that for spreading holiday cheer?

The workplace discrimination no one is talking about. (We are now.)

The magic (and art) of thoughtful gift giving

Hugh Laurie’s words of advice: “Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any.”

“I’m heartbroken that his careless assessment of me, based on skin color, could endanger my life….I’m heartbroken that no matter how many times a story like this is told, it will happen again.”

A 15-year-old’s fight song against ovarian cancer.

These 13 women are on the frontline of climate change. “If women come together, they can have more impact than any agreement, than any negotiations. Because we know that the future—it’s coming from us.”

It’s been a difficult week. “When one person dies in America every 16 minutes from a gun, we urgently need to talk about remedies.”

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