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Haymarket affair - Wikipedia

People literally died for the right to leave work at 5pm and not work over the weekend: …[via]

Curtis Kalin on Twitter: "NFL stadiums have received $6.7 billion from taxpayers https://t.co/dUteKEsMe5"

Tell me more about how we can't afford to support the arts. [via]

The Recurse Center User’s Manual - Recurse Center

"no feigning surprise" (from the wonderful @recurse manual: ) [via]

Lee Hutchinson on Twitter: "Protections repealed—ISPs now able to sell your internet usage data to advertisers b/c Comcast matters more than you https://t.co/H3USh7szh0"

Good job, America [via]

BREAKING: Trump Administration Omits LGBTQ People from 2020 Census | Out Magazine

BREAKING: Trump Administration Removes LGBTQ People from 2020 Census: [via]

John Gonzalez on Twitter: "White House has announced due to scheduling conflict, President Donald Trump will not be throwing out 1st pitch at Nats opener on Monday."

"What's a synonym for 'body type'?" "Scheduling conflict." [via]

Equal Pay for Men and Women? Iceland Wants Employers to Prove It - The New York Times

Iceland became the first country to ask that employers prove they are paying men and women equally [via]

Global Supply Chains Are About to Get Better, Thanks to Blockchain

Blockchain technology will be a much-needed platform for economic renewal. [via]

POLITICO on Twitter: "House votes nearly unanimously to revoke broadband privacy rules https://t.co/dAyqKnCqg9 https://t.co/vz8TESMHq3"

This got zero Democratic votes. It was nearly unanimous among Republicans. [via]

These 4 questions could change your views on tax fairness - Vox

We published a tax quiz last month. It was an experiment on pliability of tax attitudes: …[via]

NWS Seattle on Twitter: "#Seattle precipitation since Feb. 1st now at 16.00". In 120 plus years of weather records this is now the 4th wettest Feb. thru APRIL. #wawx"

Update: still raining. Roads still wet. 😩☔️🚣‍♀️ [via]

Antarctica Just Shed a Manhattan-Sized Chunk of Ice | Climate Central

A Manhattan-size chunk of ice just broke off Antarctica [via]

How the Republicans Sold Your Privacy to Internet Providers - The New York Times

How the Republicans Sold Your Privacy to Internet Providers [via]

Robot Funds and Consumer Relief - Bloomberg View

This newsletter, especially if combined with wine, encourages a state of satiety and repose. [via]

Michael Arria on Twitter: "Tesla is gearing up for a fight against the @UAW and they just registered domain names like https://t.co/nxaot17maE. https://t.co/pKdzMPcCkz"

Elon Musk is not a good person and will not save us. [via]

Behind the fall of Quixey - Axios

Behind the fall of Quixey [via]

Anti-Abortion Activists Who Secretly Filmed Planned Parenthood Charged With 15 Felonies - BuzzFeed News

Anti-Abortion Activists Who Secretly Filmed Planned Parenthood Charged With 15 Felonies via @claudiak…[via]

The Task Force on Twitter: "BREAKING: Trump Administration Omits LGBTQ People from 2020 Census and American Community Survey https://t.co/WZm8pBqhmM #lgbtq https://t.co/vNxet7I8bG"

Who in the administration made this call? [via]

Diversity At Uber | Building A Great Place To Work

I truly cannot believe this is real. [via]

Sen. Lamar Alexander on Twitter: "“Filibustering to death the #Gorsuch nomination — or any presidential nomination ... — flies in the face of 230 years of Senate tradition.”"

You didn't even give Garland a hearing. Shove it up your ass. [via]

Burned Your Tweet on Twitter: ".@RealDonaldTrump I burned your tweet. https://t.co/B0f1v0FkEb"

So here’s a robot that prints out Trump tweets then lights them on fire. Then tweets a video [via]

Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick Shows You How to Go Invisible Online | WIRED

Congress just gutted Internet privacy. So here's a guide on how to go invisible online. [via]

What it’s like to be 13 and have your mom detained in an immigration raid - Vox

What it’s like to be 13 and have your mom detained in an immigration raid: [via]

Repealing Broadband Privacy Rules, Congress Sides with the Cable and Telephone Industry | Electronic Frontier Foundation

BREAKING: House narrowly votes to repeal #BroadbandPrivacy rules, 215-205 [via]

A Proudly Regulation-Free America / Boing Boing

A Proudly Regulation-Free America [via]

The House’s Russia Investigation Is Currently A Gigantic, Partisan Mess - BuzzFeed News

The House's Russia investigation is currently a gigantic, partisan mess [via]

“Another kick in the teeth”: a top economist on how trade with China helped elect Trump - Vox

Fascinating interview with David Autor: [via]

Congress Votes To Gut Internet Privacy Rules - BuzzFeed News

3 creepy things your ISP could do if these internet privacy rules are repealed [via]

The Motherboard Guide to VPNs - Motherboard

Good thing Motherboard just did a guide to VPNs [via]

Uber Coins Terms ‘Jewbers’ and ‘UberHUE’ in New Diversity Report - The Daily Beast

Congrats to Uber on continuing to act like a parody of a tone deaf Silicon Valley firm. https://…[via]

http://news.qq.com/original/dujiabianyi/langren.html

You can now read @NiemanLab stories in Chinese on WeChat! [via]

The Quest to Kill the Superbug That Can Survive in Outer Space - The Atlantic

I wrote a thing for @TheAtlantic @NASAAmes [via]

Trump Puts a Presidential-Size Spotlight on His Brand - The New York Times

President Trump is a "walking advertisement" for his family businesses, ethics groups say [via]

Jill Filipovic on Twitter: "We have seen this movie before. Dems lose. White guys in the party decide new strategy is throwing women & minorities under the bus. https://t.co/Za7lI9KnyS"

We have seen this movie before. Dems lose. White guys in the party decide new strategy is throwing women & minoriti… [via]

A simple way to see why Trump’s climate order won’t bring back many coal jobs - Vox

A simple way to see why Trump’s climate order won’t bring back many coal jobs [via]

Corporations in the Age of Inequality

“... the greatest reshuffle of personal incomes since the Industrial Revolution.” @BrankoMilan http…[via]

Harry Leslie Smith on Twitter: "Is it just me or did that USA air raid on #mosul that resulted in mass civilian causalities evaporate from media like water in the desert?"

It's not just you. Every foreign country has covered this story more than US media [via]

tracery 0.1.1 : Python Package Index

hey everybody, I just released my Python port of Tracery on PyPI: [via]

11 Great Reads That Have Nothing to Do With Politics - The New York Times

11 great reads that have nothing to do with politics [via]

White Suspect in Black Man’s Killing Is Indicted on Terror Charges - NYTimes.com

Racist who stalked and murdered black man in NYC is charged with terrorism. [via]

The House just voted to wipe away the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections - The Washington Post

The House just voted to wipe out the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections [via]

The Greatest War Photographer You’ve Never Heard Of - The New York Times

The Greatest War Photographer You’ve Never Heard Of - Catherine Leroy [via]

99 Bottles — Sandi Metz

Pleased to announce that "99 Bottles of OOP" book (by me and @kytrinyx) is now done Done DONE. [via]

The real story behind Stories is advertising - The Verge

The real story behind Stories is advertising [via]

Washington Post on Twitter: "Trump to take major step to wipe out Obama’s climate-change record with sweeping order on the environment https://t.co/7o3JXDXpTC"

BREAKING: Donald Trump Cares More About Money Than His Own Grandchildren [via]

Women in STEM with Kara Newhouse podcast archive | | lancasteronline.com

This week I recorded the 15th episode of the Women in #STEM podcast! Listen to the archive here: …[via]

congress-edits on Twitter: "Celibacy Wikipedia article edited anonymously from US House of Representatives https://t.co/PZD5qQk53X"

of course [via]

Christopher Mims on Twitter: ""Every robot added to an American factory reduced employment in the surrounding area by 6.2 workers" https://t.co/5wMUrf96cX"

"We see negative effects of robots on essentially all occupations, with the exception of managers" [via]

70 days in, Donald Trump’s presidency is flailing - Vox

70 days in, Donald Trump’s presidency is flailing [via]

Anger as US internet privacy law scrapped - BBC News

Anger as US internet privacy law scrapped [via]

This Chatbot Can Help Immigrants Who Work In Tech

This Chatbot Can Help Immigrants Who Work In Tech [via]

Tall.Life -

there is an excellent height comparison tool on niche website that provides very useful informati…[via]

Spicer tells reporter to stop shaking her head - Axios

Today's Sean Spicer-April Ryan drama: [via]

BFMTV Economie – la chaîne TV et Radio 100% Économie sur BFMTV.com

📺.@oliviermathiot en direct @bfmbusiness Nos mesures numériques au #Hacking2017 le 28 mars https:/…[via]

Shomari Stone on Twitter: "Dog Shipped to New York City With $1 Million of Heroin: @nbcwashington https://t.co/LS4IE07R3J"

THIS WAS NOT HIS FAULT HE HAD NO IDEA. 11/10 STILL A VERY GOOD DOG [via]

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Introducing...the "one-hour contract". One hour per month, that is. [via]

The retail apocalypse has officially descended on America - Business Insider

The retail apocalypse has officially descended on America via @nireyal [via]

Drive time to the centerline of the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse [2048 X 1582] : MapPorn

Drive time to the centerline of the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse. Via [via]

White House Announces Jared Kushner Is Now Responsible For Everything | The Huffington Post

Now leading @HuffingtonPost [via]

AP Definitive Source | Making a case for a singular ‘they’

Making a case for a singular ‘they.’ On our blog: [via]

Almost 800,000 U.S. drone owners have registered to fly in 15 months - Recode

Almost 800,000 U.S. drone owners have registered to fly in 15 months [via]

Sen. Al Franken on Twitter: "I’m disappointed that, last week, my Republican colleagues in the Senate voted to gut critical #broadbandprivacy protections for consumers. https://t.co/sZYSC5efF2"

@doctorow [via]

Tiny child mistakes broken water heater for a robot - The Verge

Tiny child mistakes broken water heater for a robot and now I’m crying [via]

JCGT on Twitter: "Duff et al., Building an Orthonormal Basis, Revisited https://t.co/XZzuGBfc63 https://t.co/Nve2V7ocrQ"

Subtle improvement in an operation every graphics programmer does. [via]