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Trump Administration Drops Plan to Strip Visas From Foreign Students in Online Classes Amidst Lawsuits

Multiple lawsuits have put pressure on the racist Trump Administration to change their ad hoc policy on US Visas during the pandemic
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July 14, 2020
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Every Two Weeks, a Language Dies

Nina Strochlic at National Geographic writes: Between 1950 and 2010, 230 languages went extinct, according to the UNESCO Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger. Today, a third of the world’s languages have fewer than 1,000 speakers …
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December 27, 2019

Buenaventura, Colombia Will Be Exorcized Via Helicopter

The Guardian: He told local radio: “We have to drive the devil out of Buenaventura, to see if we can restore the peace and tranquility that our city has lost due to so many …
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July 11, 2019

ICE Prepares to Raid Undocumented Immigrant Families

Caitlin Dickerson and Zolan Kanno-Youngs for the New York Times reports: Mr. Morgan then directly lobbied Mr. Trump to move forward with the raids. He is now the commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, another …
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July 11, 2019

Ross Perot Has Died

From The New York Times: He began working at 7, selling garden seeds door to door and later breaking horses (and his nose) for his father at a dollar a head. When he was …
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July 9, 2019
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The Unites States of GDP

From G Zero Media: If the state of California were an independent country, it would have the fifth largest economy in the world, according to a fascinating report by The Economist that looks at both that state …
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June 28, 2019
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Dallas City Hall Beach Party, 1984

From D Magazine: Since I.M. Pei’s upside-down cake of a modernist building first opened in 1978, people have complained about Dallas City Hall. Much of the decades-long jeremiad has centered on the vast, mostly …
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June 26, 2019
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The Center for American Politics and Design

A selection of various political logos collected (so far). From their about page: The Center for American Politics and Design (CAPD) is a research group investigating the graphic vernacular of American politics.The first of …
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January 22, 2019
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Surprise, iPhone X Sales Beats Expectations

The rumors were bullshit all along. The iPhone X is selling quite well. China and Japan are seeing positive figures as well.
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May 2, 2018
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T-Mobile and Sprint to Merge

From the AP: T-Mobile Chief Executive John Legere will head the merger and the company, which will be named T-Mobile. In a video announcement posted on Twitter, Legere said the new company will "create …
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April 30, 2018