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Global banks defy U.S. crackdowns by serving oligarchs, criminals and terrorists - ICIJ

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NEW: Together with @buzzfeednews and 108 other media organizations we reveal the #FinCENFiles – our latest cross-border investigation. Using super secretive bank documents and months of reporting, we expose how banks fail to stop dirty money flows. via
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Secret Documents Show How Criminals Use Famous Banks To Finance Terror And Death

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🚨NEW: For 2 years, I have been working on a massive, global financial investigation w/my @BuzzFeedNews colleagues based on secret US govt docs we shared w/@ICIJ, internal bank records & intvs w/100s of sources. Here's Day 1 #FinCENFiles 1/ via

Why a Never Trumper Changed Her Mind

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this is simply not a serious person via

https://forms.gle/Bi95FehV7SNsZBGx9

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I'm collecting stories from people who've decided to cut their hours and/or quit work entirely in order to deal with their family's COVID/pandemic life. If this is you, I'd love to hear from you. Please share widely! via
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I donated to Get Mitch or Die Trying.

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Our Get Mitch or Die Trying Fund just hit $19 million! Let’s hit $20m today: We’ll need it, because… via

#24: The Emily Ratajkowski effect

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Really enjoyed this, and also enjoyed the original essay, as I felt it did have implications for how women are consumed universally—but yeah, modeling! 🥴 via

The Man Who Refused to Spy

(newyorker.com)
An absolutely horrifying story. I don't think we need more evidence that our systems are cruel and broken, or that I.C.E. needs to be abolished. But this is that evidence. via

Bloomberg - Are you a robot?

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Hey @oracle: Backing this specious propaganda nabs you the top spot from Facebook as the Silicon Valley company most likely to ruin democracy. Congrats and you can pick up your prize — a 1 year subscription to Pravda and semi-used DVD of “Wag the Dog.” via

Do Viral Videos Really Tell You Anything About Today’s Teens?

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I wrote for @NYTmag about the viral Math Isn't Real Video, and our persistent attempts to assign meaning to random pieces of online content, particular those that involve the Teens via
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Bloomberg - Are you a robot?

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1946-1980: Virtually everybody in the U.S. saw their post-tax income double, apart from the very wealthy. 1980-2014: Almost half the population failed to register any growth in their income at all, while the top 1% have enjoyed extraordinary growth via

Speedy Neural Networks for Smart Auto-Cropping of Images

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The cropping algorithm was trained with eye-tracking data ( ), so it also misogynistic, ex: https://t.… via

How China gets what it wants from American companies

(money.cnn.com)
Wow this whole TikTok thing really sounds familiar???? “In some sectors, Beijing will only let foreign firms operate through joint ventures in which Chinese partners have the majority stake.” via

The Informant

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4. I launched my publication, The Informant, in January to cover hate and extremism in the U.S. It’s risky work, as this case demonstrates clearly. But it’s vital now in an era when white supremacists represent the greatest terrorism threat to the nation. via

Perspective | The tortured logic from right-wing media about replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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The high-minded concern about the will of the American electorate expressed so loftily by right-wing media figures in 2016? Strangely missing so far.... Instead, it's 'seize the moment.' My column via
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It Shouldn’t Have Come Down to Her

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I wrote about RBG’s death, and how we’ve been left to focus on individual choices, instead of massive institutional failures: via