Donald Trump, leader in the GOP bid for US Presidency, theorizes that autism is caused by vaccines, and that this belief informs his platform regarding public health and disability issues. Autism, its imagined causes and its relation to various social issues, is up for national debate—but actual autistic individuals are never included in the conversation. Advocates for disability justice are marginalized by the U.S. public sphere, while their identities are scrutinized and co-opted by individuals… [read more »]
Tomorrow at 12:30, Marina Abramovic will be doing an Ask Me Anything on Reddit! An AMA is a forum for redditors to ask notable people any kind of question, and hopefully get a response. We’ll be consulting our crystals for #relevant questions until then. See you there!