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‘Anglo-Saxon’ Is What You Say When ‘Whites Only’ Is Too Inclusive

(theatlantic.com)
I wrote about far right Republicans trying to rehabilitate "anglo-saxon" for political purposes, a term you use when "whites-only" is simply too inclusive and diverse via

How US helmet laws are used against cyclists of colour and homeless people

(theguardian.com)
⁦⁦“Before there is law, there should be investment and bicycle infrastructure in the communities that need the investments the most. We can advocate rightly for the use of helmets without sending people to jail.” ⁦@guardian⁩ #arrestedmobility via

Judge orders L.A. city and county to provide shelter for everyone on skid row by fall

(latimes.com)
Breaking: A federal judge ordered L.A. city and county on Tuesday to offer some form of shelter to the entire homeless population of skid row homeless population by October. via

The Chauvin Verdict Is Not Justice. It’s Self-Preservation.

(nymag.com)
This Is Not Justice. It’s Self-Preservation. by @zakcheneyrice via
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American Humanist Association Board Statement Withdrawing Honor from Richard Dawkins - American Humanist Association

(americanhumanist.org)
Today the American Humanist Association Board voted to withdraw, effective immediately, the 1996 Humanist of the Year award it bestowed on Richard Dawkins. Tap the preview below to read the board's statement explaining why. via

Boris scraps daily White House-style briefings | The Spectator

(spectator.co.uk)
This is hilarious. White House style briefings scrapped by Johnson (in spite of spending £2m on a shiny new room) because... journalists might ask difficult questions? via

A Global Tipping Point for Reining In Tech Has Arrived

(nytimes.com)
Govts (in today's @nytimes): We must rein in the tech industry Consumers (in today's @MorningConsult): Tech companies are our top 6 most trusted brands in the world via

Zoom Jeopardy! Play Jeopardy over Zoom with friends

(mfrederickson.com)
Zoom Jeopardy!: amazing TouchDesigner mod to play archival or custom Jeopardy! games with friends over Zoom, get it before it's C&Ded via

Making Vaccines Is Straightforward; Getting People to Take Them Isn’t

(scientificamerican.com)
The vaccine-vaccination paradox, a new example of Moravec's paradox "The hard task of creating a vaccine proved (relatively) easy; the easy task of vaccination has proved very hard." @sciam by @NaomiOreskes w/ @Kasparov63 @MelMitchell1 #AI via

The Lilith Fund | For Reproductive Equity Abortion access in Texas is under attack and we need you!

(lilithfund.org)
Please listen to this testimony and then call House Speaker Dade Phelan at 512.463.1000 & Calendars chair Dustin Burrows at 512.463.0542 & tell them you want them to kill these dangerous bills ! More info here: & via

Open letter on Article 17: Is the Commission about to abandon its commitment to protect fundamental rights?

(communia-association.org)
As the EU Commission has once again delayed the publication of its long overdue #Article17 guidance 20 users’ rights organisations have written an open letter urging the Commission not to abandon its previous commitment to protect users fundamental rights: via

The Cold War Over Hacking McDonald’s Ice Cream Machines

(wired.com)
A tiny startup called Kytch hacks McDonald’s ice cream machines to make them break less. Now their work to fix McFlurry extruders has thrown them into an epic conflict with fast-food giants, complete with legal threats, private investigators, and betrayal. via

https://cbsn.ws/3xgw4EO

(cbsn.ws)
“There are racial disparities in health in the United States. Over 200 Black people die prematurely every single day,” says Harvard public health professor David Williams. He’s spent a quarter-century researching the impact of racism on health. via

Racism's corrosive impact on the health of Black Americans

(cbsnews.com)
“There are racial disparities in health in the United States. Over 200 Black people die prematurely every single day,” says Harvard public health professor David Williams. He’s spent a quarter-century researching the impact of racism on health. via

Mads Mikkelsen Takes Everything and Nothing Seriously

(vulture.com)
me and mads mikkelsen, just vibing via

They Came to N.Y.C. for Acceptance. Now They Need Jobs.

(nytimes.com)
For decades, NYC has been a haven for young LGBT people fleeing rejection. Many of them end up on the streets. The city wants to help them find careers and land on their feet. via

Miners' union backs shift from coal in exchange for jobs

(startribune.com)
This is a big deal — maybe even a Green New Deal via

https://www.vodafone.de/newsroom/netz/mehr-lte-fuer-mainz-wiesbaden-und-chemnitz-schon-ab-mai/

(vodafone.de)
Vodafone Germany is shutting down their 3G network by end of June. All of 2100 MHz will be used for 4G/LTE. 2G will continue to work for 3G devices and other devices doing CS Fallback. #2G3GShutdown via
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Amazon: How one cancer patient's story helps explain the Alabama union vote

(bbc.com)
This astoundingly mangled story about why one woman voted "No" on the amazon union because she needs health insurance has the lede buried *17 paragraphs* in, almost in passing: Amazon texted her with a threat to take it away via

Very Fine Day #12: Ryan Broderick

(veryfineday.substack.com)
A pretty great analogy from @broderick on exactly how we got to this form of the internet: basically, Versailles. via

The Media Lied Repeatedly About Officer Brian Sicknick's Death. And They Just Got Caught.

(greenwald.substack.com)
Glenn Greenwald claims the passage on the left says Sicknick was savagely beat by a fire extinguisher until he died. It ... says no such thing. via

Sonia Sotomayor’s Lonely Battle to Give the Voiceless a Voice at the Supreme Court

(slate.com)
Sonia Sotomayor has emerged not just as the conscience of the Supreme Court, but also as the watchdog of the Supreme Court's docket—continually plucking out obscure yet horrific cases to identify egregious injustices that her colleagues let stand. @Slate via

The future is “Sweet” for this 16-year-old COVID-19 survivor | Northwell Health

(pediatrics.northwell.edu)
Karla Duarte, 16, from Queens, NY nearly died from COVID. She was placed on a ventilator but not improving. She was one of the first teens to be placed on ECMO and recovered April 2020. This week she returned to the hospital to thank the medical team! via

Remembering Walter Mondale

(newyorker.com)
My memories of the first presidential candidate I covered— a man who told hard truths to voters who preferred magical thinking: via

Florida Adopts Nation's Toughest Restrictions On Protests

(npr.org)
Reminder: this country was born out of a protest that involved dumping tea into Boston Harbor. Florida Adopts Nation's Toughest Restrictions On Protests : NPR via

Executive Director – Digital Trust & Safety Partnership

(dtspartnership.org)
The Digital Trust and Safety Partnership is looking for an Executive Director. This should be someone who knows the nuts and bolts of content moderation, and also thinks big and with an eye to public policy, I think. via