Jeri

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Racism is their best weapon: How the 1 percent divided the American people and conquered the country

The greatest trick the right ever pulled was convincing the working class to fear people of color above all else<p>What if I told you the single most important solution to economic inequality isn’t an economic policy, it’s tackling racism?<p>For the past 40 years, the right wing has peddled a winning …

Retailers prefer Apple Pay by almost 2 to 1 but Samsung Pay struggles

<i>The BI Intelligence Content Marketing Team covers news & research we think you would find valuable. This topic was originally highlighted and sent to subscribers of the E-Commerce Insider Newsletter.</i><p>Apple Pay has a comfortable lead in the mobile wallets market.<p>A new report from Piper Jaffray cited …

FinTech

Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones defends racial stereotyping criticism

An African American star of the all-female Ghostbusters remake, Leslie Jones, has responded to claims that the casting of the film amounts to casual racism.<p>Fans on Twitter criticised the casting after the debut last week of a trailer for director Paul Feig’s film, in which three white actors – …

Film Industry

Now you're talking: human-like robot may one day care for dementia patients

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - With her brown hair, soft skin and expressive face, Nadine is a new brand of human-like robot that could one day, scientists hope, be used as a personal assistant or care provider for the elderly.<p>The 1.7-metre tall Nadine was created in the likeness of its maker, Nadia …

Robotics

Health Buzz: Transgender Kids May Have Better Mental Health With Parents’ Support

Preteen kids who are openly transgender – identifying and expressing themselves by their affirmed gender – with the support of their parents, are not …

Google's futuristic new campus looks incredible — check out the latest renderings

The company is submitting plans to develop four sites in Mountain View's North Bayshore.<p>This campus is designed by Bjarke Ingels at BIG and Thomas Heatherwick at Heatherwick Studio, and it will be the first time Google has built offices from scratch, instead of taking over previously existing …

Architecture

What It's Like to Keep Falling in Love with Heroin Addicts

Since the age of 17, I've had three long-term relationships—and all three were with men who were addicted to heroin.<p><i>This piece was published in partnership with The Influence.</i><p>Four months ago, I dropped my boyfriend James* off at rehab—the same rehab I took my first boyfriend to ten years before. …

Relationships