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Mexico releases the full text of Trump’s immigration “deal”

2019-06-16T03:04:19+02:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

It is less a deal and more an agreement to discuss a future agreement. The Mexican government has released a copy of a deal Donald Trump waved in front of reporters this week that he called “the agreement that everybody says I don’t have.” According to the president, the document detailed previously unannounced immigration concessions [...]

Hyped-up science is a problem. One clever Twitter account is pushing back.

2019-06-16T03:04:18+02:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

How a simple nudge can improve health and nutrition reporting. “Researchers test vaccine they hope could stem Alzheimer’s.” “Do fatty foods decrease serotonin levels?” “Researchers claim McDonald’s fries can cure baldness.” What do these three headlines, and many others like them, have in common? They were stories about studies conducted on mice. Now, there’s nothing [...]

Vox Sentences: Switzerland’s women are on strike

2019-06-15T03:04:35+02:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. New York eliminates religious exemptions to vaccination requirements; thousands of Swiss women protest for gender equality. No more religious [...]

Big Tech needs regulation, but DC must go to school before it goes to work

2019-06-15T03:04:33+02:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Here’s what the government needs to do before it starts regulating Google, Facebook, and Twitter. This week’s social media stunner involves YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki refusing to acknowledge YouTube’s radicalizing effect on our politics. This came on the heels of last week’s social media nightmare, featuring YouTube serving pedophiles videos of preteens in bathing suits. [...]

Thousands of Swiss women walked out of their jobs to protest inequality

2019-06-15T03:04:32+02:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

It was the 28th anniversary of another historic strike. Thousands of women across Switzerland went on strike Friday to protest gender inequality in the country. The women demonstrators, many clad in purple, skipped work and instead took to the streets in cities across Switzerland to call for equal pay and equal rights. And they did [...]

Is it actually illegal to accept “campaign dirt” from foreigners?

2019-06-15T03:04:30+02:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

The FEC chair: “It is illegal for any person to solicit, accept, or receive anything of value from a foreign national in connection with a U.S. election.” “I would not have thought I needed to say this,” Federal Election Commission head Ellen Weintraub tweeted regarding a statement she’d issued outlining why it’s illegal for US [...]

The unemployment rate for former inmates is incredibly high. Kim Kardashian wants to change that.

2019-06-15T03:04:29+02:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

The reality TV star announced a partnership with Lyft that will provide rides for former inmates so they can get to job interviews. Kim Kardashian West and President Donald Trump have a new plan to help former inmates tackle unemployment, one of the largest obstacles to their reentry to civilian life. Their plan: a new [...]

Vox Sentences: “Nothing wrong with listening”

2019-06-14T03:04:34+02:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Trump is under fire for saying that he would receive information about political rivals from foreign actors; UK signs [...]

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