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Amazon employees ask their company to address climate change. Their company said no. https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/5/23/18637111/amazon-employees-climate-change-tesla-long-term-stock-exchange?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
RT @B_resnick: 23andMe wants to sell you vacations based on your DNA. But what are they really basing those suggestions on? https://t.co/JE…
Dressbarn is closing its 650 stores. @Transscribe explains the pivotal role the chain has played in her life. https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/5/23/18637047/dressbarn-closing-essay-transition?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Richard White literally wrote the book on the Gilded Age. He joins @dylanmatt on the #FuturePerfectPodcast to talk about how mega-rich donors back then resemble mega-rich donors now. (And why that’s alarming). 🎧 Listen and subscribe on @ApplePodcasts: http://apple.co/2Mh6Y5l
Sending a child to day care can cost more than the average rent or public college tuition in some states. Child care is finally becoming a national political issue. We asked 2020 Democrats what they would do about it. https://bit.ly/2EqxB19
Indian PM Narendra Modi and his party just swept India’s elections. Here’s what you need to know. https://www.vox.com/world/2019/5/23/18636967/india-elections-narendra-modi-bjp-wins-big?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
From Madam Secretary, to The Good Wife, to Parks & Rec, there are a *lot* of Hillary Clinton parallels in TV portrayals of political women. @tvoti examines what that says about our attitudes toward powerful women in the real world, on #PrimetimePodcast: https://apple.co/2Wgz5Ft
Starting long before he was president, Donald Trump has repeatedly been caught breaking rules and not really suffered the consequences. https://www.vox.com/2019/5/23/18634520/trump-impeachment-impunity-scandals-pocketbook-issues?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Americans born in 1990 have double the risk of developing colon cancer and 4 times the risk of getting rectal cancer compared to those born around 1950. https://bit.ly/2waSTeE
The Senate is still struggling on a disaster aid deal — after 6 months of fighting https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/5/23/18634376/congress-disaster-aid-puerto-rico-iowa-missouri?utm_campaign= vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
AirPods have become a pervasive meme, representing everything from the isolation of modern life to the jerkiness of rich people https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/5/23/18635755/airpod-apple-earbud-memes-rich-people-explained?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
By 2035, the national cremation rate is projected to reach 80%. https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/5/23/18635971/cremation-sustainable-funeral-eco-friendly-alternatives-burial?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
The Green New Deal was written with labor in mind, but some labor groups are upset they weren’t at the table. https://bit.ly/2Wmtw8n
Poll after poll is now showing the same national reaction to Alabama’s near-total ban on abortion: Most Americans don’t support it. https://bit.ly/2waKrfq
We're all busy. HIIT — high intensity interval training — might be the most efficient way to workout. https://bit.ly/2wfSwj6
A popular app wants to get your paycheck to you sooner and will even help you negotiate your medical bills. So what’s the catch? https://bit.ly/2WYIui5
Our fears about screen time, internet addiction, and social media boils down to one big concern: Tech is messing with our minds. But take a closer look at the scientific literature and the story grows less certain. https://bit.ly/2wfREe8
Airbnb is trying to cash in on the growing popularity of what it calls “heritage travel.” https://bit.ly/2Ep7kAo
Amazon is already doing a lot to reduce its carbon footprint — but employees say it’s not enough https://bit.ly/2WiqAcJ
“I felt like I was thrown into the Tournament of Champions,” said a contestant who competed against Jeopardy! champion James Holzhauer. https://bit.ly/2wfR7sS
Being a fictional character seems tough. Just ask Fleabag. https://bit.ly/2Qmi0oc
In Barcelona, superblocks cause traffic and gentrification but seek to eventually overcome those challenges — and eventually construct an urban system more resistant to climate change. @drvox explains how in part four of this five-part series: https://bit.ly/2X5nKVC
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is making decisions with huge implications for US greenhouse gas emissions. @drvox talks it over with Commissioner @RichGlickFERC: https://bit.ly/2X6XOcB
Millennials have found themselves saddled with a broken economy and a combustible job market thanks to the careless choices of baby boomer politicians, argues Wall Street Journal columnist @josephsternberg. https://bit.ly/2M3UNsh
Nevada pushes back against a national trend of restricting reproductive rights; polls predict strong results for nationalists in EU elections.  Read Vox Sentences for more, and sign up here: http://bit.ly/vox-newsletters https://www.vox.com/vox-sentences/2019/5/22/18636349/vox-sentences-nevada-abortion-access?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Though a lot happened in the finale’s 80 minutes, it feels as though #GameofThrones ended with plenty of unfinished business that couldn’t be addressed in even a feature-length episode. Here are 20 thorny questions we’re still wondering about. https://bit.ly/2WoxbT0
Nigel Farage got “milkshaked.” Here’s what it means, and why people are doing it. https://www.vox.com/world/2019/5/22/18635955/nigel-farage-milkshakes-brexit-party-european-parliament-elections?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
In many ways, James Holzhauer is a model Jeopardy contestant: smart, strategic, and fast on the buzzer. So far, he's gone undefeated for 24 games, amassing the second-highest total earnings in show history, with $1,867,142. https://bit.ly/2X06P6U
Season two of Vox’s #FuturePerfectPodcast is here! In the first episode, @dylanmatt explains why the fact that philanthropists are spending millions — even billions — is a big cause for concern. 🎧 Listen and subscribe on @ApplePodcasts: http://apple.co/2Mh6Y5l
Cable news coverage of the Green New Deal focuses on the politics: Could it pass? What has Trump tweeted about it? Does Pelosi like it? What they don't cover: What's in it and how it works. There's a reason for that.
What the leaked draft IRS memo does and doesn’t say about the Trump tax returns controversy https://www.vox.com/2019/5/22/18635630/trump-tax-returns-irs-memo?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social& utm_source=twitter
Women running for office are often asked how they balance work and family, but men rarely get asked the same question. So we decided to ask the men running for president in 2020: Who is caring for your kids while you’re on the campaign trail? https://bit.ly/2ECp4Zh
Stem cell clinics are popping up all over the US. They're profitable and full of promises, but almost totally unregulated. ProPublica's @CarolineYLChen explores the shadier side of a booming business. 🎧 Listen to the latest episode of @today_explained: https://pod.link/1346207297
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the US, with a lifetime risk of 4 to 5% in men and women. While it used to be a disease that mainly surfaced after middle age, a shift to younger ages has alarmed researchers. https://bit.ly/2EqJX9r
@AnandWrites tells @karaswisher that people like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos are “bribing society at large.” Listen to the latest Recode Decode podcast with the @TIME editor at large on @Applepodcasts: https://apple.co/2M1QmOL
A popular app wants to get your paycheck to you sooner and will even help you negotiate your medical bills. So what’s the catch? https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/5/22/18636049/earnin-app-startup-payday-loans-fintech?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
With the country’s first majority-women legislature, Nevada moves to loosen abortion restrictions as other states are tightening them. “The fight for reproductive justice has to be ongoing," says Democratic state Sen. Yvanna Cancela, the bill’s sponsor. https://bit.ly/2EpbwQu
Pick up your phone; it might be Elizabeth Warren on the line. Really. https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/5/22/18635846/elizabeth-warren-twitter-calls-ashley-nicole-black?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Why would Grey Worm allow Tyrion to be Hand of the King … and 19 other lingering (and infuriating) questions about Game of Thrones’s disappointing series finale https://www.vox.com/2019/5/22/18634056/game-of-thrones-series-finale-questions-ending?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Trump at his bizarre Rose Garden news conference on impeachment: “I don’t do cover-ups” https://www.vox.com/2019/5/22/18635828/trump-rose-garden-news-conference-impeachment-explained?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Trump and Congress will have to reach a budget deal to avert across-the-board cuts to domestic and defense programs. https://www.vox.com/2019/5/22/18635564/congress-budget-caps-debt-limit-trump?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Poll: Most Americans disapprove of the Alabama abortion ban. The majority of Americans also support upholding Roe v. Wade. https://www.vox.com/2019/5/22/18635563/poll-alabama-abortion-ban-law-democrats-republicans-2020?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Being a fictional character seems tough. Just ask Fleabag. And then go watch “Fleabag,” it might be the best TV show of the year, writes @tvoti. (Of the decade? Of all time? Maybe that’s too far. But consider it!) https://www.vox.com/culture/2019/5/22/18634838/fleabag-season-2-review-amazon-phoebe-waller-bridge?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Forget about abstract theories of supply and demand. This Harvard economist is teaching his students to use data to tackle big social problems. It's a revolutionary change that could cause a seismic shift in the way we teach econ. https://bit.ly/2QivKA2
Trump walked away from infrastructure negotiations before they really began https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/5/22/18635824/trump-infrastructure-week-pelosi-schumer?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
With the country’s first majority-women legislature, Nevada moves to loosen abortion restrictions as other states are tightening them https://www.vox.com/2019/5/22/18635687/trust-nevada-women-act-abortion-laws-2019?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
North Korea just called Joe Biden an “imbecile” and “a fool of low IQ.” It was likely part of an effort to make Trump happy. https://bit.ly/2M6DIhi
RT @DLind: House Homeland Security Cmte just voted to take down comments by @RepUnderwood that the recent deaths of kids in CBP custody wer…
RT @voxdotcom: Child care is still seen as a mom’s responsibility. We decided to ask the dads running in 2020 about it instead. https://t.c…
Supports universal childcare: • Elizabeth Warren • Kamala Harris • Beto O’Rourke • Bernie Sanders • Eric Swalwell Supports tax credits for child care: • Kirsten Gillibrand • Pete Buttigieg • Michael Bennet • Seth Moulton • Marianne Williamson https://bit.ly/2Eqf9FX
RT @drvox: My new post: a long, rich, wide-ranging discussion with @FERC commissioner @RichGlickFERC. We talk about FERC’s relationship wit…
RT @voxdotcom: 1/ Vox’s #FuturePerfectPodcast, a show about doing good, is officially back! In Season 2, host @dylanmatt guides you through…
RT @voxdotcom: “Giving back is a wingman of taking ruthlessly.” — @AnandWrites, on tech philanthropy. Listen to the full conversation with…
RT @voxdotcom: Election security bills in the Senate are hitting one big roadblock: Mitch McConnell https://www.vox.com/2019/5/21/18629428/election-security-mitch-mcconnell-donald-trump-russia?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Live on Centre stage: @erichippeau talks the future of the news business with @voxdotcom, @BuzzFeed, and The @guardian. #CollisionConf
Do you love The Office? Would you love another show to watch in a similar vein? Can we recommend Superstore? It’s really funny and really smart. https://www.vox.com/culture/2019/5/21/18627101/superstore-review-recap-watch-nbc-hulu?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=choru s&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
 
YAAAAAS SUPERSTORE IS THE BEST
RT @BrookingsInst: Listen to @Jenny_Schuetz break down America's housing crisis with @mattyglesias on @voxdotcom's The Weeds podcast: http…
Today’s 5 best ideas: http://as.pn/ideas from @PsychScience @PacificStand @nymag @portsmouthuni @voxdotcom
RT @NickHanauer: Another one! Connecticut is about to get a $15 minimum wage https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/5/17/18629364/15-minimum-wage-bill-connecticut?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content =entry&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter via @voxdotcom
 
 
 
 
 
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