Posts Tagged ‘Vox videos’

How We Pick Juries

December 7, 2018

There’s a problem with juries. A legal loophole makes them less diverse. A Vox video.

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Firehose of Falsehood

November 15, 2018

Obvious lies make great propaganda. Carlos Maza explains. A Vox video.

More:

“The Russian ‘Firehose of Falsehood’ Propaganda Model,” Christopher Paul, Miriam Matthews, RAND Corporation

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‘Pro wrestling is an art form’

November 9, 2018

Pro wrestling is an art form, ballet for beefy guys,morality plays for our time.

A Vox video.

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Voter Purge

November 5, 2018

Why American voter registrations are disappearing,  and how to avoid the purge. A Vox video by Ranjani Chakraborty and Mallory Brangan.

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Fashion knockoffs are totally legit.

October 16, 2018

Fashion knockoffs are not counterfeits, they’re totally legit. Cleo Abram of Vox explains.

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Can Trump Pardon Himself?

October 11, 2018

Can President Trump pardon himself? a Vox video by Danush Parvaneh.

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2nd Monday in October

October 8, 2018

In many parts of the United States the second Monday in October is recognized as a holiday. But just which holiday is it, anyway? Americans disagree. A Vox video.

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Fahrenheit

July 24, 2018

Why does the USA still use Fahrenheit? Every country on earth uses Celsius but America. Vox explains.

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The 2020 census is in trouble.

June 21, 2018

The 2020 census suffers from lack of administration support, and the GAO has determined it has a high risk of failure. An inaccurate count of the population would threaten the integrity of many government programs and basic democratic functions, and the Department of Justice has has proposed changes to the 2020 form which would further undermine the census process and put everyone in America at risk.

A Vox video.

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Age Discrimination at IBM

April 25, 2018

IBM is 94 years old, but the corporation has fired 20,000 employees ages 40 and over in the past 5 years. Those employees, even the ones with excellent performance reviews, had something that the company couldn’t abide: salaries commensurate with their experience and seniority.

More:

“Cutting ‘Old Heads’ at IBM,” Peter Gosselin and Ariana Tobin, ProPublica

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