Donald Trump profited from investment in Carrier’s parent company


Donald Trump profited from an investment in the parent company of a business he has slammed for laying off 2,100 workers in Indiana and moving production to Mexico.

Source: Donald Trump profited from investment in Carrier’s parent company

Facebook and addressing racial bias in the online economy | Brookings Institution


The social media giant joins a host of other high tech companies that find themselves wedged between the values of permissionless innovation, which seeks to remove barriers to entry for technology experimentation, and the social responsibility to protected classes, particularly in sheltering racial and ethnic groups from either explicit discrimination, unconscious bias, or both.

Source: Addressing racial bias in the online economy | Brookings Institution

USC players: ‘So many racial slurs’ from Clemson | The State


Before South Carolina’s 56-7 loss to Clemson on Saturday night, one of the Tigers’ offensive lineman used a racial slur toward a Gamecocks defensive lineman, South Carolina linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams said after the game.

Source: USC players: ‘So many racial slurs’ from Clemson | The State

Hungry Venezuelans Flee in Boats to Escape Economic Collapse – The New York Times


Well over 150,000 people have fled Venezuela in the last year alone, the most in more than a decade, scholars say, with the sea route posing special dangers.

Source: Hungry Venezuelans Flee in Boats to Escape Economic Collapse – The New York Times