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This Is How Sexism Works in Silicon Valley

My lawsuit failed. Others won’t.<p><i>By Ellen Pao</i><p>In December 2010, Sheryl Sandberg gave a talk about women’s leadership in which she mentioned “sitting at …

Silicon Valley

Thoughts on Confederate Statues from a Southern White Male

Growing up in the South, I was told (and unfortunately believed) a number of things about the Confederacy. Of course, I heard the common Southern …

Racism

Trump May Not Finish His Term But the Assassination Complex Will Live On

By Jeremy Scahill<p>Donald Trump’s speech on Afghanistan will briefly turn the media spotlight onto America’s longest war. Much of the media analysis …

United States

State of Missouri to execute Marcellus Williams despite exonerating DNA evidence

Marcellus Williams never had a chance at a fair trial when he faced off against the prosecutors in St. Louis County. This is the office of the …

Justice

Trump and McConnell Locked in a Cold War, Threatening the G.O.P. Agenda

The relationship between President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, has disintegrated to the point that they have not spoken to each other in weeks, and Mr. McConnell has privately expressed uncertainty that Mr. Trump will be able to salvage his administration after a series …

Jeff Flake

This Satellite Footage Of The Eclipse Darkening The West Coast Is Incredible

​At this point, we all understand that the total solar eclipse is super cool, but this timelapse from an NOAA satellite showing the eclipse plunging …

Trump's Long History of Racism

Of course his response to Charlottesville was late and insufficient – this is who he is<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Trump gave a press conference Tuesday during which he …

Racism

Brooklyn Raga Massive Tribute to 'Prince' in Raga Pahadi

Tribute To

This Battery Breakthrough Could Change Everything | Backchannel

<b>As technology tries to maintain</b> its dizzying ascent, one dead weight has kept its altitude in check: the battery. Our chips keep getting faster and …

Batteries

If you think an eclipse means doomsday, you're not the first

There's a long and fascinating history of people believing that eclipses are a sign of the apocalypse. (Hopefully they're wrong about the one occurring in the US next week.)<p>On 21 August, more than seven million people from across the globe are predicted to converge on various cities across the US, …

Total Solar Eclipse

The High-Tech Flesh Palace Where Strippers Dance for Bitcoins

Welcome to the wave of the future.<p>Fans are used to trading purchased “tokens” for webcam shows with their favorite porn stars online but now they can take it one step further: trading tokens to interact with adult stars face to face.<p>Welcome to the exciting new world of Bitcoin. Untraceable and …

Cryptocurrency

Google News lab

Google News

The Isley Brothers on hiring Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix

Documenting Hate News Index

This page lists media reports, collected by Google News, about hate crimes and bias incidents.

Google News

A new machine learning app for reporting on hate in America

Hate crimes in America have historically been difficult to track since there is very little official data collected. What data does exist is …

Machine Learning

This book is the marriage bible for ‘alt-right’ women, and it was written in 1963

‘Trad wives’ unite…if your husband allows you to<p>The same year Betty Friedan’s <i>Feminine Mystique</i> rocked American households by defining the …

Feminism

America's Second Civil War

"They had found a leader, Robert E. Lee -- and what a leader! ... No military leader since Napoleon has aroused such enthusiastic devotion among …

History

White Supremacy Isn't a Philosophy, It's a Filter

In the days since President Trump’s incendiary press conference—where he more or less validated the racist and thuggish ideologies hurled by white …

Racism

Mother of Woman Killed in Charlottesville Says She Will Not Speak to Trump

The mother of the woman who was run down by a car during violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va., said Friday that after seeing President Trump’s comments equating white supremacist protesters with those demonstrating against them, she does not wish to speak with him.<p>“I’m not talking to the …

Donald Trump

Here's All The Jokes You Need About Steve Bannon Leaving The White House

"Bannon has alt-left the White House."

Donald Trump

What Robert E. Lee Wrote to The Times About Slavery in 1858

One day in January, a few years before the Civil War, Robert E. Lee wrote to The New York Times, seeking a correction.<p>The man who would become the top Confederate general was trying to set the record straight about the slaves on his wife’s estate in Virginia, and about the last wishes of a dying …

History

Are You Above Or Below Average?

TV

Juggalos Are Mad as Hell and They're Not Gonna Take It Anymore

As the Gathering of the Juggalos arrived last month in Lost Lakes, a waterpark and music venue in Oklahoma City, you would think that something terrible was about to happen. Local news asked in a poll if residents were "concerned." Police were on high alert. According to Rob Bruce-Encarnacion, who …

Crime

Lil Peep’s new music video is a lil gift to all the cry babies out there

Good morning, cry babies<p><i>Every week, a slew of new music videos hits the web. Watching them at your desk is not time theft because you deserve it; think of it as a nice reward for surviving another work week. But what if you don’t have time to watch every video — maybe you have a deadline, a hungry</i> …

Music

Bye bye Bannon! Twitter reacts with glee to Steve Bannon’s firing

Twitter can't stop celebrating Steve Bannon's firing from Trump's White House<p>The news that President Donald Trump has fired former chief strategist Steve Bannon has divided Twitter into three camps: There are the people who are overjoyed and use comedy to express that elation; the people who are …

Donald Trump

Timeline: Trump has yet to speak with Heather Heyer's family

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has yet to speak with the family of Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old who was killed during the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday.<p>Susan Bro, Heyer's mother, said Friday that calls from the White House were made during Heyer's funeral on …

How to expose the corrupt | Peter Eigen

https://download.ted.com/talks/PeterEigen_2009X-64k.mp4Some of the world's most baffling social problems, says Peter Eigen, can be traced to …

Corruption

Think Pieces

When rock and roll emerged from Mississippi or Georgia or Tennessee or Illinois sometime in the early nineteen-fifties, it was a lawless mishmash of musical institutions, some ancient, some new. Its unruly roots—the incongruous coupling of the sacred and the profane—came to determine much of the …

Music

We’re on our way to a solar-powered future. Hawaii is already living there.

When people ask Luke Evslin why he decided to live off the grid, he starts with the time he almost died.<p>Evslin grew up on Kauai, a nub of a former …

Renewable Energy

Weapons Money Intended For Economic Development Being Secretly Diverted to Lobbying

The United Arab Emirates created a “slush fund” using money meant for domestic economic development projects and funneled it to a high-profile think …

United States