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S4 EP02: An Alternative To Silicon Valley’s “Unicorn” Bullsh*t

Zig Zag

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Zebras Unite is a new brand of entrepreneurialism--one symbolized by a hooved creature who ACTUALLY roams the Earth.

Balkan ISIS Families Trapped in Syrian Camps

Transitions Online

Kosovo brings home 110 women and children but dozens more may be stuck in limbo.

Oscuro: cuando la Policía decide que un cómic es ilegal

El Faro

En El Salvador, a diferencia de la mayoría de los países del continente, las personas trans no puede cambiar sus documentos oficiales según el sexo y el nombre con el que se identifiquen. Sin embargo, un grupo de activistas de la comunidad LGBTI presentó en 2018 una iniciativa de Ley que quizá cambie la realidad para todas las personas trans.

Dirty Data Dystopia

FAQ NYC

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For now we see through a black box, darkly, as Albert Fox Cahn and Liz O’Sullivan of STOP —  The Surveillance Technology Oversight Project — visit Bleecker Street to talk about what’s happening with algorithms and AI in de Blasio’s New York.

Health Industry Lobbyists Pump More Money into Democrats’ Congressional Campaign Arm

Sludge

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Lobbyists who represent health industry companies and trade groups campaigning against Medicare for All have become valuable fundraising assets for the DCCC.

Tactics to Fight Disinformation in Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines and India

Global Ground

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As election fever ramps up, tactics to disarm disinformation actors on social media have intensified.

Is Philly Blaming its Trash and Recycling Crisis on Black People?

ecoWURD

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If Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney isn’t careful, his ambitious “Zero Waste by 2035” plan to clean his city could easily, well, turn into garbage.

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Why Are Big Insurance Companies Pushing for the SAFE Banking Act?

Cannabis Wire

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“We’re doing all we can to help the insurance market for cannabis operations mature," said a spokesperson for the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers.

Here Are All The Famous Men Who Have Tried To Come Back From #MeToo

Forward

On October 5, the New York Times published an investigative story about allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct by media mogul Harvey Weinstein, dating back over two decades. Since that day, over 250 powerful people, from celebrities to CEOs to senators, have been publicly accused of sexual misconduct.

Duterte, Xi agree to resolve Pag-asa Island row through talks

Rappler

Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasizes 'good neighborliness,' while Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says allies should strengthen, 'not destroy,' each other

My Airport Mosque

Popula

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An airport cannot be a safe space, but it can provide a route to the sacred.

Film Studio, Tech Park, Yoga Retreat: Some Shuttered New York Prisons See New Life While Others Await Development

Gotham Gazette

As New York continues to drastically reduce its incarceration rate, many prisons have become surplus.

Black Chicago Entrepreneurs Highlighted In New PBS Documentary ‘Boss: The Black Experience In Business’

Block Club Chicago

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Stanley Nelson's new documentary takes a look at black pioneers, past and present, including John H. Johnson.

Sol Serrano: “Estamos pagando el error más cruel de nuestra historia, que es haber abandonado a los niños pobres”

The Clinic

La historiadora y primera mujer en recibir el Premio Nacional en su disciplina repasa las inquietudes que atraviesan su abultada investigación sobre la Iglesia católica, la educación pública y la democracia.

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Is the Hudson River Cleanup Finished?

The River

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The EPA Thinks So. New York State’s DEC Says No Way.

Locked Up in Shame

Hmm Daily

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“You look so much better than you did,” she said.

Esposadas a la Mara Salvatrucha

El Inter Cambio

El número de mujeres presas en Guatemala se ha cuadruplicado en los últimos cinco años. El auge de los megaoperativos policiales aumentó la cantidad de procesadas por delitos vinculados a la extorsión. La historia de una presunta colaboradora de una pandilla muestra que el sistema judicial acusa con mayor facilidad a las mujeres.

I Still Miss You, Heroin

The Small Bow

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Sometimes the best way you can help someone struggling is by putting yourself out there. Or some version of yourself. Here's how one 15-year-old article about one person's heroin addiction resonated with thousands of people–and changed how the author saw her own addiction.

Colorado’s oil and gas battlefield (and campaign cash) is shifting to local elections

Colorado Sun

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The industry already spends millions fighting municipal ballot measures and supporting candidates in areas where they operate

ICE Agents Appear at a Westchester Court the Day After New York State Restricts Access

Documented

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Carlos Duque requested another week in jail to avoid being released to the agents

La Estación Espacial Internacional podrá verse este viernes desde Comodoro

Adnsur

Lo informó el astronauta Ignazio Magnani vía Twitter, tal como hizo en otras ocasiones.

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