Why Quillette sucks | Boing boing

[ad_1] Australian writer Claire Lehmann recently became the “” of Twittermain character“posting bizarre remarks about black female athletes Sha’Carri Richardson and Florence Griffith” Flo-Jo “Joyner. Richardson’s” strong nails and hair “, she suggested, was a side effect of the steroids. -Jo, she falsely added, also “had fingernails” and died of …

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Blaze + ReThink Ice Cream + Joyride Inmate Mattress

[ad_1] Hello, River City! Welcome to the Sacramento Daily Patch newsletter! This is where you’ll find all the best news and events happening in Sacramento for Tuesday July 6, 2021! First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Clear all day. High: 90 Low: 56. Here are the best …

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Lincoln Center’s first-ever poet in residence

[ad_1] Mahogany L. Browne is a poet, “author, organizer and educator” from Brooklyn, NY who knows a thing or two about promoting a sense of community. Browne is the Executive Director of JustMedia, which is a “literacy initiative designed to support the grassroots work of criminal justice leaders and community …

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Reuters Entertainment news summary | Entertainment

[ad_1] Here is a summary of the current entertainment briefs. Actress Amber Heard Says She Welcomed Baby Girl In April “Aquaman” actress Amber Heard revealed she welcomed a daughter in April, sharing a photo of herself with the three-month-old on social media. In an Instagram post Thursday night, the 35-year-old, …

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15 things: ministry in Miami, courage, humility and more

[ad_1] 1. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi presents Pope Francis with a leather painting of Leonardo’s Last Supper. Al-Kadhimi told the Pope that he was painted in secret by a woman while being held captive by ISIS. (Photo CNS / Vatican Media) pic.twitter.com/XYKPE77pFU – Catholic Press Service (@CatholicNewsSvc) July 2, …

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New York Puppet Show Series

[ad_1] Join us at the Museum this fall for a special series of outdoor performances featuring local puppeteers, educators and performing groups. All the shows and workshops will take place in person on the magnificent outdoor terrace of the Museum. Families can enjoy the shows and then visit the New …

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San Diego Community News Group

San Diego Community News Group Posted – 02/07/21 – 10:41 AM | 113 views | 0 | 0 | | Born in 1933 in the east of France, in the picturesque valley of the Rhine, during the interwar years, Dorette Streng / Jackson and her brother Dani and Annette had …

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Is Facebook a monopoly? | The Economist

[ad_1] July 3, 2021 San Francisco AT LAST IS event. Or so thought the critics of big technologies. President Joe Biden has appointed one of their own, Lina Khan, to head the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). A congressional committee has approved six bills to curb Alphabet, Amazon, Apple and Facebook. …

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Entertainment News Roundup: Britney Spears’ Father Calls for Investigation into Allegations of Abuse; See how Van Gogh saw himself in an exhibition in London and more

[ad_1] Here is a summary of the current entertainment briefs. ‘Black Widow’ screening rolls out red carpet for London moviegoers Film buffs young and old, some dressed as their favorite “Avengers” characters, walked and posed on a red carpet in Leicester Square in London on Tuesday for a special screening …

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Milford Cultural Council asked artists to paint picnic tables

[ad_1] MILFORD – Dressed in an appropriate shade of yellow, Abigail Glennon carefully leaned over a white picnic table inside the Milford Highways Department garage last week and brushed bright lines in painted sun rays. “I took a lot of inspiration from the ’60s,’ 70s, art style eras,” said Glennon, …

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Thoughts on the news today

[ad_1] THE FIRST SHORT STORY what bothered me was Chekhov’s “The Bet”. Until then, narrative resolution had meant happy endings. Rip van Winkle may find upon awakening that twenty years have passed, or castaway Sinbad will see that his only hope for survival is to hang on to the giant …

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Sugar Land seeks artists to decorate mental health boxes

[ad_1] SUGAR LAND, Texas – In partnership with To Write Love on Her Arms, a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and seeking help for those struggling with depression, drug addiction, Self-harm and suicidal thoughts, the town of Sugar Land is looking for local artists to help decorate small wooden …

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Green Room: Immersive art and craftivism

[ad_1] Long live Van Gogh The highly publicized multisensory experience Van Gogh alive opens in Adelaide tomorrow in a purpose-built 1860 m² “digital gallery” on the former Le Cornu site on O’Connell Street. The place, dubbed the Grand Pavilion, took six weeks to create and would give visitors the feeling …

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A year of premieres in Rockwall, Texas

The Jewish community of Rockwall, Texas recently celebrated its first bar mitzvah in the city’s history. Since a few months, thirteen years Ilan Parnes prepared diligently for this special rite of passage, and on Shabbat he read Torah in front of his family and friends. It has been a year …

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The words of a school district matter – Readers Write

Facebook account of Michael J. Hynes, Principal of Port Washington Schools Words matter. The message they send through their selection is crucial to understanding someone’s point of view. The message they send through their placement is also quite revealing. The Port Washington School District promoted a film about what it …

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Texas Museums Impress With Their Summer Shows

[ad_1] The Museum of Fine Arts of Houston’s Hockney-Van Gogh exhibit looked like the perfect early 2021 event – offering a radiant hint of spring with its vivid yellows at the end of winter. This show is over, but now big summer draws are starting to open. Two highly anticipated …

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Top 10 artistic events for Sarasota-Manatee: June 24 to 30

[ad_1] The choreographers create a new work The public has the opportunity to help choreographers develop new works in Sarasota Contemporary Dance’s In the Round series. It allows emerging choreographers selected by the SCD artistic team and members of the company to experience a work in progress during the SCD …

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Apple TV series + a black comedy about 80s housewives and the world of aerobics »Albuquerque Journal

………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. Dierdre Friel plays Greta in the “Physical” series. (Courtesy of Michael Cinquino) With each role, Dierdre Friel aims to create change. Friel’s last role is in the Apple TV …

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Plavix judgment of $ 834 million | Student Loan Management Regulations | New role of former NH attorney general

Cozen in the news Cozen O’Connor State AG Group Lawyers Discuss Workplace Enforcement Priorities and Regulatory Risks Cozen O’Connor State AG group members Maria Colsey Heard and Ann-Marie Luciano published an article in Bloomberg Law in which they explained how state attorneys general are accelerating their law enforcement efforts at …

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New Payday Loan Rules Won’t Stop Predatory Lenders

A subscribing borrower a $ 500 loan could still pay more than 300% annual interest, despite new rules designed to crack down on predatory small dollar lending on Thursday from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The consumer protections proposed for payday loans, auto title loans and high-cost installment loans …

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Pandemic has left millions of livelihoods in limbo: NPR

More than 10 million people in the United States are out of work, and the hardest-hit industries are also among the lowest-paying, including retail, entertainment, hospitality, and tourism. Sarah Gonzales for NPR hide caption toggle legend Sarah Gonzales for NPR More than 10 million people in the United States are …

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Ohio House Passes Payday Loan Reform Bill

The Ohio House overwhelmingly passed long-awaited payday loan legislation designed to fill loopholes that lenders use to charge high interest rates. Thursday’s vote comes just after the House has elected a new president, and as an FBI investigation continues to investigate activities involving the former president and payday loan lobbyists. …

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Payday loan alternative, Promises faster payment, No fees

Payday lenders can often be compared to loan-sharking. Critics believe these lenders exploit those who are so desperate for cash fast that they end up taking out loans that have absurdly high interest rate. Pew Charitable Trusts 2012 research has shown that the typical payday loan borrower takes out eight small-term loans …

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Payday loan company ALEC gets reprieve under Trump administration

American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) member companies are profiting from the Trump administration’s deregulation frenzy. The CAFTA is of course the corporate invoice mill that provides a library of lobbyist-drafted or approved “model legislation” to lawmakers in right-wing states across the country. Advance America is the largest payday loan lender …

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Payday loans target those without cash

Maybe it’s time to admit daddy knew best. After talking to both sides about the payday loan rules battle, I can’t help but go back to my father’s regulatory regime. Two words dictated his approach to managing his finances: “Pay cash”. No one, not even the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, …

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HASSELL + MVRDV Proposal to Improve Bay Area Disaster Resilience

[ad_1] HASSELL + MVRDV Proposal to Improve Bay Area Disaster Resilience Courtesy of MVRDV and HASSELL + Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp To post Or https://www.archdaily.com/888592/hassell-plus-mvrdvs-proposal-to-improve-the-bay-areas-resilience-in-the-event-of-a-disaster In the wake of recent natural disasters, including wildfires in northern California, the HASSELL + team were inspired to reinvent the San Francisco …

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On Heinrich Böll’s birthday, his son looks back at the Nobel Prize winner | Culture | Reports on the arts, music and lifestyle in Germany | DW

[ad_1] René Böll, one of Heinrich Böll’s two surviving sons, is busier than ever giving interviews on the occasion of his father’s centenary. A visual artist and former publisher, the 69-year-old also writes poetry and is his father’s executor. He is also co-founder of the Heinrich Böll Foundation. Son René …

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