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You can say what you like on Twitter as long as youre US president | Christian Christensen Is the social media company so relaxed about Trumps tweets even when he threatens nuclear war because it gains so much from them?What does it take to get kicked off of Twitter, even for just one day? How about issuing to 46 million followers a threat of n
The Guardian | Jan 10, 2018 2:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Emma Watsons willingness to face the truth about race is refreshing | Lola Okolosie I hope that the actors acknowledgement that she has benefited from being white will lead others to ask themselves hard questions tooFeminism, to quote bell hooks, is for everybody. Its a simple enough statement. Utopian in its vision, it has however prove
The Guardian | Jan 10, 2018 1:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
I read The New Jim Crow in jail. It changed my life | Jason Hernandez The book was banned by New Jersey prisons, and I understand why: it showed me the injustice of our criminal justice systemWhen I heard that The New Jim Crow a book by Michelle Alexander about how mass incarceration in America is a new form of racial contr
The Guardian | Jan 10, 2018 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Instant Replay Sucks The Fun From Football Commentator Mike Pesca says watching football is no longer just glorious enjoyment of fantastic plays. With the NFL's frequent use of instant replay, it's become an exercise in scrutiny and doubt.
NPR.org | Jan 10, 2018 09:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Catherine Deneuve, let me explain why #metoo is nothing like a witch-hunt | Van Badham There is nothing puritanical about the belief that sexual liberty is the right to determine your sexual behaviour without coercion This week has brought yet another reminder O, America that while film stars and pop icons have matchless gifts to bestow on
The Guardian | Jan 10, 2018 09:53 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Paul Krugman got the working-class wrong. That blunder had consequences | Thomas Frank One of the most influential commentators in the US now recognises that white working-class voters have shifted en masse to the RepublicansOn New Years Day, the economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman issued a series of tweets in which he procl
The Guardian | Jan 10, 2018 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Celebrity politicians are a sign of our political decline | Cas Mudde Oprah Winfrey isnt the first celebrity to be floated as a presidential candidate. And she wont be the lastWhen Oprah Winfrey gave a blistering speech of womens empowerment at the Golden Globes, pundits went into overdrive speculating that she might run fo
The Guardian | Jan 10, 2018 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A new self-inflicted wound from the Trump administration By expelling tens of thousands of Salvadorans, the administration gains nothing.
Washington Post | Jan 10, 2018 01:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ben Carsons HUD just took a step backwards on fair housing By delaying a federal rule, the Trump administration will likely hinder efforts to address housing segregation.
Washington Post | Jan 10, 2018 01:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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What a presidential president would have said about his health Transparency about a commander in chiefs mental and physical well-being is healthy for the nation.
Washington Post | Jan 9, 2018 9:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend