Posts Tagged: Bloomberg

Empathy Is Cheap: A Conversation with Brandon Harris

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Brandon Harris discusses his memoir Making Rent in Bed-Stuy, gentrification in New York City and Brooklyn, the homogenization of American cities by corporate America, and whiteness of film culture. ...more

This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your community, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of the truth.

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China Bans Foreigners from Publishing Online

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China has issued a ban on foreign-owned media from publishing online within the nation. Global news agencies like Reuters, Dow Jones, the New York Times, and Bloomberg have invested considerable sums in building bureaus in the country. The foreign media ban is another step in reversing the nation’s loosening of censorship laws.

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To Boldly Code Where No Man Has Coded Before

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Be honest: you learned a few tags, dabbled in Wordpress, maybe a little web design here and there; suddenly “light HTML” is appearing on your resume and you’re making potential employers promises you can’t keep. Luckily for your underdeveloped left-brain, this nifty interactive guide to programming for dummies is here to help you become the most web-savvy you you can be:

Code has been my life, and it has been your life, too.

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The Nations Within Us

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“From the beginning of their existence, the 11 nations have been struggling with one another for advantage and influence, with the biggest prize being control of the federal government. Since 1877, the primary driving force in American politics hasn’t been class struggle or tension between agrarian and commercial interests, or even between partisan ideologies.”

Challenging the notion that we are divided along state lines, this essay series introduces us to the 11 regions or “nations” that have been whittled by “immigration patterns, original shared values and the gradual drifting together of people with similar values and complementary commercial interests.” Excerpted from Colin Woodard’s American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America, the five-part series breaks down each “nation,” as well as the key inter-nation coalitions and corresponding political struggles, bringing us all the way up to today’s cultural wars.

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