Why violence in Israel and Palestine has spiked in the last 48 hours https://www.vox.com/world/2023/1/27/23574943/48-hours-violence-israel-palestine-jerusalem-jenin-blinken-visit-explained?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
“The history of solo dining, particularly for women, hasn’t always been welcoming, and even now there are some best practices I’ve developed to help me do it well. But for me, eating alone in a restaurant is almost meditative.” Read more from @alissamarie. https://trib.al/q2OZ5vV
Just finished in the studio with @rmc031. On the upcoming episode of The Weeds she and I talk about the Biden Administration’s latest attempt to strengthen the Fair Housing Act. If you want a primer for our conversation on Tuesday, check out her latest: https://www.vox.com/platform/amp/policy-and-politics/23562541/biden-fair-housing-affh-affirmatively-furthering-discrimination-segregation
The pandemic has changed Americans' preferences, but this perk still commands a premium. https://slate.trib.al/YG9UJ74
Dear How to Do It: I’m a little worried that I’m actually enjoying it too much. https://slate.trib.al/6Ft7RtU
“Friends for years”: Billionaire donor Elon huddles with Kevin McCarthy ahead of Twitter hearing https://ift.tt/0Yj8WFS
Looking to take your cooking to the next level? Don't shy away from bitterness https://ift.tt/sbyQMoY
Swift's decision to cast Ashley, an actor and activist, as her love interest in the steamy clip drew praise from LGBTQ advocacy groups and fans. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/taylor-swift-lavender-haze-laith-ashley-transgender-model_n_63d3e29fe4b0c2b49adc1e01
The "Late Late Show" host said he can understand a lot of sexual proclivities — but not this one. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/james-corden-sex-dolls-headlines_n_63d3fe9be4b0c8e3fc7e0df1
BREAKING: Police in Memphis, Tennessee, have released body camera footage from the Jan. 7 arrest of Tyre Nichols. (Warning: Graphic Content) https://www.huffpost.com/entry/tyre-nichols-memphis-arrest-body-camera_n_63ced9c4e4b0c8e3fc791398
Being laid off while on parental leave is cruel. I talked to lawyers about how you can tell if you were targeted and how to leverage that info for better severance: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/parental-leave-layoffs-fired_l_63cee54fe4b01a436388cfb9
We tried to call the top donors to George Santos' 2020 campaign. Many don’t seem to exist.
SCOOP! Many top donors to @Santos4Congress' 2020 campaigns, uh, don't seem to exist. @nlanard and I tried to contact these donors and found addresses and names that could not be confirmed. Please read/share.
Here's a look inside the WhatsApp group of people who knew George Santos and are now exposing him. One member told @isabelaalhadeff the group is like “the Brazilian justice league”. https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2023/01/george-santos-lies-have-short-legs-whatsapp-group-brazil/
“There is no national evidence of that. What we have is anecdotes.” https://www.motherjones.com/crime-justice/2021/07/stop-blaming-crime-rates-on-defunding-the-police/
"While I understand it’s both necessary and newsworthy to show injustice toward Black people, the constant reminders re-traumatize my brain every time." https://www.mic.com/life/how-police-brutality-videos-can-trigger-secondary-trauma-for-black-americans-22953334?utm_campaign=mic&utm_content=1674864005&utm_medium=owned&utm_source=twitter
You do not have to watch the video to feel rage about Tyre Nichols’ death and the ongoing pattern of police brutality in this country. https://www.mic.com/impact/tyre-nichols-video-mental-health-trauma?utm_campaign=mic&utm_content=1674856810&utm_medium=owned&utm_source=twitter
Friday energy. https://www.mic.com/impact/stop-whatever-youre-doing-watch-this-squirrel-get-drunk-on-pear-wine-46236982?utm_campaign=mic&utm_content=1674835223&utm_medium=owned&utm_source=twitter
Nervous about living alone after a breakup? This might help. https://www.mic.com/life/the-benefits-of-living-alone-after-a-breakup-21738036?utm_campaign=mic&utm_content=1674828018&utm_medium=owned&utm_source=twitter
***For your consideration*** here are some #BlackMonuments to erect instead >> https://mic.com/interactives/black-monuments
San Jose votes to remove symbol of "genocide", Christopher Columbus
5 African-American churches in the same New Jersey county were vandalized in the same evening: http://bit.ly/2Bek5d2
The evolution of Afropunk — here's how a documentary evolved into a global festival http://bit.ly/2vwPML7
Ghislaine Maxwell’s brother staged a photo with two models wearing masks of Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre to “prove” a bathtub was too small for sex. It proves no such thing. https://trib.al/ZYJFTcF
Well, the #Sundance Film Festival is nearly over. Many great films premiered, many iconic memories were made and many parkas were worn.
Now, it is time to look back on all the movies that made a splash (or a cannonball) at the fest.
A 🧵 of our reviews
Memphis officials released video of the fatal encounter between Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, and cops earlier this month. Even by the standards of a country with a long legacy of police violence, the footage was breathtaking in its brutality. https://trib.al/OcvlktQ
Days after Andrea Riseborough landed a surprise Best Actress Oscar nomination for 'To Leslie,' the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that it is “conducting a review of campaign procedures” to make sure none of its rules were violated. https://trib.al/kuadyzz