Global Immigration

“Trump’s 3 immigration wars” – Axios

“The use of tear gas on crowds of asylum-seekers is only the latest attack in an ongoing war the Trump administration has launched at the border.” Read More

“Trump administration spending more on border troops than additional judges for massive backlog of asylum cases” – NBC

“The Trump administration is spending at least $72 million to send troops to the U.S.-Mexico border as a caravan of migrants arrives to seek asylum. That’s nearly double what the White House requested for the entire 2019 fiscal year to hire additional immigration judges to hear the massive backlog of court cases.” Read More

Hillary Clinton’s Call for Europe to Curb Migration” – New York Times

“To be flabbergasted by Hillary Clinton’s statements is not only a legitimate reaction but also a recognition of the need to challenge inhumane, let alone illegal, policies adversely affecting refugees and migrants. Mrs. Clinton’s remarks play into the abject game of some leaders in Europe and the current administration in the United States.” Read More

Tech

How to Survive the Next Era of Tech (Slow Down and Be Mindful)” – New York Times

“Nearly five years ago, in my very first State of the Art column, I offered a straightforward plan for how to survive what was shaping up to be a turbulent time in the tech world.” Read More

“Skype co-founder snags $105M for fintech lending venture in Southeast Asia” – TechCrunch

“A fintech whale quietly going about its business in Southeast Asia has come out from under the radar after Oriente, a Hong Kong-based business headed by Skype’s first employee, announced that it has raised a whopping $105 million.” Read More

“MPs’ fury over Mark Zuckerberg ‘no-show'” – BBC Tech

“Politicians from nine countries reacted angrily to the absence of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at a hearing today.The event is part of an unprecedented international inquiry into disinformation and fake news.” Read More

Entertainment

“There Is a Strength in Vulnerability”: The Actress Roundtable” – Hollywood Reporter

“Six leading ladies — Glenn Close, Lady Gaga, Kathryn Hahn, Nicole Kidman, Regina King and Rachel Weisz — open up about how Hollywood is different now and one “very subtle” #MeToo moment: “Ask me anything and I’ll answer.” Read More

‘SpongeBob’ Creator Stephen Hillenburg Remembered By Cast And Colleagues” – Deadline

“Refresh for updates SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hillenburg was remembered today by friends and colleagues as a man with an incredible impact on pop culture.” Read More

“Swedish House Mafia Announces Four Festival Performances” – Billboard

“Heads up Denmark, Norway, Austria and the U.K. Y’all are the latest to be graced by Swedish House Mafia.” Read More

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