Stuff from around the web – Expectations of Mothers, Love/Relationships, Internet Surveillance and Solutions

Here’s an assortment of things you should read!

-“Learning to love my baby” – on the harm done by societies expectations for mothers.

-“For Lovers and Fighters (Or, Wherein I Fangirl Dean Spade)” – on love and relationships and how we might want to reimagine them.

-“The Freedom Box: Make technology that supports freedom. Turn freedom on!” – on new activist-based technology being developed in the face of more government control of internet/networking access and more government surveillance. Good read! And if you’re interested in learning more about social/technological structures that promote inequality and surveillance and technology that is looking to reorganize such hierarchies, check out this video.

<iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/20034456?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0&#8243; width=”400″ height=”225″ frameborder=”0″></iframe><p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/20034456″>FreedomBox v Facebook – Eben Moglen</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/freedombox”>Nick B-T</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

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