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Sunday - April 4, 2021

Can Alamo Drafthouse Battle Back From Bankruptcy and Lead a Moviegoing Revival?

(variety.com)
little bit weird for @Variety to write a whole story about whether the @drafthouse can bounce back and not mention the company’s longstanding problem with protecting sexual harassers and creeps? via

We Have All Hit a Wall

(nytimes.com)
Relatable. “What time is it? What day is it? What did we do in October? Why are we standing in front of the refrigerator staring at an old clove of garlic?” via

Swelling Anti-Asian Violence: Who Is Being Attacked Where

(nytimes.com)
in an unrelenting series of episodes with clear racial animus, people of Asian descent have been pushed, beaten, kicked, spit on and called slurs. Homes and businesses have been vandalized. The violence has spanned generations, income brackets and regions. via

Retail investors are building digital trading floors on Clubhouse

(axios.com)
I've spent days listening to solo/retail investors on @joinClubhouse. Meme stocks, SPAC surge have driven individual traders to build digital trading floors. This is what democratization of finance sounds like: My Friday 1 big thing @axios via
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Georgia General Assembly

(legis.ga.gov)
THREAD: 50 Reasons Why Georgia's New Voting Law Really Is That Bad. Each reason is cited by line so feel free to follow along with the actual text here: #gapol #SB202 1/13 via

Swelling Anti-Asian Violence: Who Is Being Attacked Where

(nytimes.com)
A powerful look at the terrifying spread of anti-Asian hate: Punched, Kicked, Shoved: Documenting the Anti-Asian Violence via
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If You Sell a House These Days, the Buyer Might Be a Pension Fund

(wsj.com)
Investors are snapping up single-family homes, competing with ordinary Americans, driving up prices beyond the reach of many, and fueling the next real estate bubble via
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'We found a baby on the subway - now he's our son'

(bbc.com)
I know it’s a day about the other guy but the story about a Moses-like foundling in the New York subway in 2000 is required Easter reading. 🐣 Stay for all the pictures and try not to cry via