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RT @germanrlopez: Why can’t the US do the same? Blame the NRA, but also blame the US’s dysfunctional political system. https://t.co/AA0RQ7B…
“Whenever there is any conflict between India and Pakistan, Kashmir is always the battleground.” Here’s how Kashmir became one of the most disputed places on earth: https://bit.ly/2OmruyM
Within 24 hours of the Christchurch, New Zealand, mosque shootings, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed that “our gun laws will change.” Less than a week later, Ardern announced sweeping changes to strengthen the country’s gun laws that will be in full effect by mid-April. https://twitter.com/voxdotcom/status/1108750147448639488
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro just greatly escalated his standoff with Juan Guaidó. It looks like he’s emboldened and is acting defiantly in the face of US-led pressure. https://www.vox.com/2019/3/21/18275688/venezuela-maduro-guaido-marrero-intelligence?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
"For those of us who still care about facts, Conway is one of the world’s most shameless liars...with a unique willingness to look into a camera and say anything to protect a president who traffics in misinformation," writes Vox's @atrupar. https://bit.ly/2uh3KTs
It took one mass shooting for New Zealand to ban assault weapons https://www.vox.com/2019/3/21/18272741/new-zealand-assault-weapons-ban-us-gun-laws?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Need help filling out your #MarchMadness bracket? Here are the eight teams that could win it all (from @SBNation): https://bit.ly/2ujwScv
And every team in the field, ranked: https://bit.ly/2UK49Jr
Trump’s untruths about Veterans Choice illustrate the sheer audaciousness of his lies https://www.vox.com/2019/3/21/18275624/trump-mccain-veterans-choice-ohio?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on the filibuster, 2020, and Medicare-for-all https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/3/21/18274268/chuck-schumer-2020-senate-elections-interview?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have all proposed large, ambitious tax increases targeted at the richest Americans. What would that look like in practice? https://bit.ly/2FoHIog
Democratic primary voters seem to fear that women candidates are unelectable, but there’s no good reason to believe a woman can’t beat Trump https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/3/21/18273565/women-president-2020-electability?utm_campaign=vox&utm_conten t=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Google’s first AI-powered Doodle lets you make music like Bach https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/3/21/18274957/google-doodle-ai-bach-music?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
CNN’s “Badass Woman” puff piece about Kellyanne Conway completely misses the point https://www.vox.com/2019/3/21/18274382/kellyanne-conway-cnn-badass-women-puff-piece?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
What Chuck Schumer can learn from Nancy Pelosi https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/3/21/18253614/chuck-schumer-nancy-pelosi-2020-senate-elections?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
The college admissions scandal has sparked a debate about wealth and privilege. But it also calls attention to the ways that educational inequality and racial inequality intersect. https://bit.ly/2CuoOKx
Moms around the country are pushing to use campaign funds for child care. It’s part of a bigger issue. https://www.vox.com/2019/3/21/18271287/parents-child-care-moms-campaign-funds-pereira?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Move over, monstera, there’s a new cute Instagram plant in town. https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/3/21/18274568/pilea-peperomioides-plant-instagram-sill-circular-leaves?utm_campaign=v ox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
"Everyone deserves a place to worship in peace. That we have allowed dangerous groups to turn them into spaces of fear is cruel and not who we are as Americans." https://bit.ly/2ULp1QR
Germany won’t outright block the Chinese telecom giant Huawei from 5G contracts. That’s not going to make the Trump administration too happy. https://bit.ly/2CtpfVF
Young people are increasingly worried about bringing children into the world when climate change has already delivered rising sea levels, costlier disasters, deadly heat waves and more illnesses — and these effects are only going to compound. https://bit.ly/2HAU8eS
Luck is a hugely powerful force in our lives. Acknowledging that is profoundly threatening to the lucky. https://bit.ly/2CyhCx3
AI for diet is one of the most hyped applications of the technology. But Dr. Eric Topol uncovers more promising opportunities for artificial intelligence — some of which might surprise you. https://bit.ly/2ukhblz
Why there’s no such thing as a full-time freelancer https://bit.ly/2CuuZOC
John Hickenlooper: How come we’re not asking women whether they’re willing to put a man on the ticket? https://www.vox.com/2019/3/21/18275304/john-hickenlooper-town-hall?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
3 key takeaways from John Hickenlooper’s CNN town hall https://www.vox.com/2019/3/21/18275206/john-hickenlooper-cnn-town-hall?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Bill Gates compares AI to the invention of nuclear bombs and nuclear energy — in both its risks and its potential https://bit.ly/2UO6vr4
Fiber is the closest thing we have to a true superfood — or super-nutrient since it’s a part of so many different foods. https://bit.ly/2UKCN6j
The work of reducing carbon emissions from buildings has begun. https://bit.ly/2Cvo87N
#StrangerThings is back for a third season set in the summer of 1985. Watch the new trailer: https://bit.ly/2FhPbUN
No matter what special counsel Robert Mueller finds, it won’t be the end of the president’s legal woes — because he, his business, and his family are in jeopardy from many other investigations and lawsuits. https://bit.ly/2CqblU4
Relief for mothers with postpartum depression; Australia announces a new immigration cap. Read Vox Sentences for more, and sign up here: http://bit.ly/vox-newsletters https://www.vox.com/vox-sentences/2019/3/20/18274888/vox-sentences-postpartum-depression-drug-brexanolone?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
How much more “super” will tonight's #SuperMoon be? The supermoon will appear 14% bigger and about 30% brighter than a micromoon. https://bit.ly/2UH5aSG
#UsMovie is Jordan Peele’s hugely entertaining follow-up to his hit debut Get Out. It’s also a creepy, scaring, wholly unnerving critique of America’s habit of burying its unsavory past. https://www.vox.com/culture/2019/3/20/18274105/us-review-jordan-peele-jeremiah-doppelganger?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
There’s finally a drug for postpartum depression. Too bad it’s $34,000. https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2019/3/20/18274133/postpartum-depression-sage-therapeutics-brexanolone?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Nowruz is less about a single day than a general celebration of being able to wipe away the dust, grime, and sadness of the old in order to start anew, writes @carolineframke. https://bit.ly/2Ffbtqa
RT @KelseyTuoc: Thread on biosecurity and pandemic pathogens: So, sometimes something goes terribly wrong at a high-security lab and a path…
The Brexit extension drama, explained as much as possible https://www.vox.com/2019/3/20/18273440/brexit-extension-drama-explained-theresa-may?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Does Trump’s defense secretary favor Boeing, the company where he used to work? The Pentagon’s watchdog wants to find out. https://www.vox.com/2019/3/20/18274845/boeing-shanahan-trump-ethics?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
RT @today_explained: Today the #SupremeCourt hears the #CurtisFlowers story: a black man in Mississippi put on trial 6 times for the same c…
Disney’s $71.3 billion purchase of the film and TV assets held by 21st Century Fox — the company behind everything from the Alien movies to The Simpsons — is one of the biggest media mergers ever. https://bit.ly/2UNL4Gj
RT @alexiaCampbell: Here’s why workers have all the leverage in the US economy right now.  https://www.vox.com/2019/3/18/18270916/labor-shortage-workers-us?utm_campaign=alexiacampbell&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
So this happened https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/3/20/18274772/trump-john-mccain-funeral-speech?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content =chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Germany won’t outright block the Chinese telecom giant Huawei from 5G contracts. That’s not going to make the Trump administration too happy. https://www.vox.com/2019/3/20/18274163/5g-usa-china-germany-huawei-merkel?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium =social&utm_source=twitter
Why there’s no such thing as a full-time freelancer https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/3/20/18272918/conde-nast-epicurious-employee-freelancer-contractor?utm_camp aign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
The college admissions scandal has sparked a debate about wealth and privilege. But it also calls attention to the ways that educational inequality and racial inequality intersect. https://www.vox.com/identities/2019/3/20/18271462/college-admissions-race-stuyvesant-affirmative-action-inequality?utm_c ampaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Trump’s feud with Kellyanne Conway’s husband, explained https://www.vox.com/2019/3/20/18274207/trump-conway-george-kellyanne-twitter?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
A new contest to make the best science-themed Peep diorama is currently ongoing, and you can vote in it. The “Peeple’s Choice Awards," presented by a science journalism nonprofit, includes a diorama of Peepola Tesla and a Museum of Natural Peepstory. https://bit.ly/2FneHrw
At every turn, Grammy nominee @Emilykingmusic shows how songwriting mastery opens up immense creative freedom, even within the constraints of a prototypical pop song. Listen to the latest @switchedOnPop episode to learn more: http://apple.co/2Og9WUG
Today's #SpringEquinox has an added bonus, the full moon will be a bit bigger and brighter than usual tonight. https://bit.ly/2Ffykln
“I think healthcare is the only thing you purchase when you’re not conscious,” @voxdotcom correspondent @sarahkliff explains how people wake up in the ER with thousands of dollars in debt on a new episode of my podcast https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/sarah-kliff-insane-saga-american-emergency-room-bills
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