Global Immigration

“Now everyone will become super nationalistic”: Sweden’s backlash against immigrants and the rise of the right” – CBS

“For decades, Sweden opened its door to refugees, but now far-right populists are gaining power and pushing back, challenging the nation’s reputation for tolerance and generosity.” Read More

“Donald Trump just showed how low he’ll go on immigration” – CNN

“Just when you thought he couldn’t go any lower, he did. The “he” here is President Donald Trump. And what he did was pressure Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to take undocumented immigrants detained trying to enter the country and bus them to sanctuary cities located in the congressional districts of prominent Democratic members of Congress including Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California).” Read More

“Democratic presidential candidates stay vague on immigration” – CBS

“When President Trump traveled to San Antonio, Texas, for a fundraiser this week, he told reporters that “the border is going to be an incredible issue” in his re-election campaign and that Democrats would pay “a very big price in 2020.” Read More

Tech

“What Exactly Is Uber’s ‘Core Platform Contribution Margin’? – New York Times

“It’s a timeworn tradition for technology companies to resort to an array of jargon and technical terms to describe their operations — especially if they’re not making a profit.” Read More

“Google Cloud makes some strong moves to differentiate itself from AWS and Microsoft” – TechCrunch

Google Cloud held its annual customer conference, Google Cloud Next, this week in San Francisco. It had a couple of purposes. ” Read More

“Wikileaks: Document dumps that shook the world – BBC Tech

“The United States alleges that he conspired with Chelsea Manning to access classified information on Department of Defense computers. He could be jailed for up to five years.” Read More

Entertainment

“How Disney+ Could Raise the Stakes in the Streaming Wars” – Hollywood Reporter

“Stage 2 on the Disney lot in Burbank is steeped in the past. Mary Poppins, Dragnet and Pirates of the Caribbean have all filmed there. But on Thursday, April 11, Disney transformed the space into a venue for CEO Bob Iger to share his vision for the future.” Read More

“Tatiana Maslany To Star In HBO’s ‘Perry Mason’ Limited Series From Team Downey” – Deadline

“Written and executive produced by Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald, who also will showrun, the reimagined Perry Mason is set in 1932 Los Angeles. ” Read More

“Billie Eilish Hits No. 1 on Billboard Artist 100 for First Time” – Billboard

Billie Eilish vaults from No. 12 to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated April 13), to become the top musical act in the U.S. for the first time, as the alt-pop singer-songwriter’s new album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 313,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music.” Read More

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