3 minutes ago · @ejacquiIf this surprises anybody, you have SO been missing the point https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/the-ted-talks-empire-has-been-grappling-with-sexual-harassment-interviews-and-internal-emails-show/2017/11/17/39f9374a-cae7-11e7-b0cf-7689a9f2d84e_story.html?utm_term=.66b77b90caa2 …, @edmundheaphyThe TED talks empire has been grappling with sexual harassment, interviews and internal emails show https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/the-ted-talks-empire-has-been-grappling-with-sexual-harassment-interviews-and-internal-emails-show/2017/11/17/39f9374a-cae7-11e7-b0cf-7689a9f2d84e_story.html …, @maggieNYTRT @agearan: New from WaPo: The TED talks empire has been grappling with sexual harassment, interviews and internal emails show https://t.c…, @DRUDGE_REPORTTED talks empire grapples with sex harassment... http://wapo.st/2jypHuX and 8 others
At least five people, including one past speaker, reported being harassed or groped by attendees at Vancouver conference
3 minutes ago · @lschmeiserRT @SenKamalaHarris: Retweet if you would *not* benefit from a private jet tax break. http://www.businessinsider.com/tax-reform-trump-republican-plan-gives-break-to-private-jet-planes-2017-11 …, @prdickinsonLooked out back. Nope no private jet here. https://twitter.com/SenKamalaHarris/status/931552358756167680 …, @WillieGarsonAnd another financial perk thrown in for the conman in chief. #suckers https://twitter.com/SenKamalaHarris/status/931552358756167680 …, @StacyDVanDeveerRT @SenKamalaHarris: Retweet if you would *not* benefit from a private jet tax break. http://www.businessinsider.com/tax-reform-trump-republican-plan-gives-break-to-private-jet-planes-2017-11 … and 7 others
The newest Senate version of the Republican tax reform plan would give a break to owners and operators of private jets.
5 minutes ago · @ValdisKrebsRT @brianklaas: Huge news and a major setback for the GOP tax bill in the Senate. https://twitter.com/TopherSpiro/status/931553650014654465 …, @williamlegateRT @TopherSpiro: BREAKING: Murkowski is a no on the tax bill unless Alexander-Murray passes first. (NARRATOR: It won't.) https://t.co/XARx2…, @royal_skeletonRT @nicolelgill: Ron Johnson, Bob Corker, James Lankford, Lisa Murkowski -- all have expressed misgivings about the Senate bill. KEEP CALLI…, @KenJenningsCall. Your. Senator. (Especially if you live in Arizona, Maine, Tennessee, or Wisconsin.) https://twitter.com/TopherSpiro/status/931553650014654465 … and 13 others
Sen. Lisa Murkowski suggests that her vote on the tax overhaul is contingent on passing a separate bill to stabilize the individual health insurance market.
5 minutes ago · @annafifieldI asked 25 North Koreans what their life was like after Kim Jong Un took over. Here are their stories. https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2017/world/north-korea-defectors/ …, @GlennKesslerWPamazing work via @annafifield --> Kim Jong Un’s North Korea: Life inside the totalitarian state http://wapo.st/northkorealife?tid=ss_tw …, @washingtonpost"Everyone has to find their own way to survive." Listen to more voices here: http://wapo.st/2hIwrWP pic.twitter.com/fDVP8cTg6s, @sfujihiraKim Jong Un’s North Korea: Life inside the totalitarian state http://wapo.st/northkorealife?tid=ss_tw … and 7 others
Recent North Korean escapees relate how the secretive country has changed under the Great Successor.
9 minutes ago · @jacobian https://www.buzzfeed.com/kevincollier/hacker-hero-is-said-to-have-used-cyber-conferences-to … - I'm glad this story is coming out. I had a very uncomfortable interaction with him at PyC… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/931580281202413568 …, @kpoulsenRT @WeldPond: A Hacker Hero Has Been Banned From Cyber Conferences After Decades Of Inappropriate Behavior https://www.buzzfeed.com/kevincollier/hacker-hero-is-said-to-have-used-cyber-conferences-to …, @UID_OMG! This is really getting out of hand. Captain Crunch now also blamed of sexual harassment. https://www.buzzfeed.com/kevincollier/hacker-hero-is-said-to-have-used-cyber-conferences-to?utm_term=.oeJb20Xy6#.gqkNYLmDE …, @skimbrelRT @jacobian: https://www.buzzfeed.com/kevincollier/hacker-hero-is-said-to-have-used-cyber-conferences-to … - I'm glad this story is coming out. I had a very uncomfortable interaction with him at PyCon many ye… and 7 others
The claims against John Draper, a pioneer hacker and an early associate of Apple cofounders Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs, are yet another example of how celebrity can be abused.
9 minutes ago · @pkitanoThere’s a Digital Media Crash. But No One Will Say It http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/theres-a-digital-media-crash-but-no-one-will-say-it … via @TPM, @blowryontvSome sobering observations here>There’s a Digital Media Crash. But No One Will Say It http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/theres-a-digital-media-crash-but-no-one-will-say-it … via @TPM, @joshtpmmy latest >>> Digital News Media Is In the Midst of a Crash. But No One Will Say It http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/theres-a-digital-media-crash-but-no-one-will-say-it … via @TPM, @sophiekleemanThe broad thesis here is largely unsurprising to anyone who's ever worked for a VC-funded media company http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/theres-a-digital-media-crash-but-no-one-will-say-it … and 21 others
Yesterday I appeared on a panel about digital publishers who are ‘pivoting to video’. I’ve written about this before. But...
10 minutes ago · @BI_StrategyOne estimate shows wealthy couples in NYC need $190 million to keep their heads above water http://read.bi/2zLRaPW pic.twitter.com/DYBTAvqbZc, @TheStalwartLMAO https://twitter.com/clusterstock/status/931581856017010688 …, @martybeckermanAt this point, the wealthy are lucky to keep their heads at all. https://twitter.com/clusterstock/status/931581856017010688 …, @journeymanhistoTaxes on the rich are WAAAAAYYY too low https://twitter.com/businessinsider/status/931581841429196800 … and 15 others
Only 0.09% of America's millionaires are worth over $100 million.
16 minutes ago · @technologyThe world’s biggest wealth manager won’t touch bitcoin https://bloom.bg/2jxDLF9 pic.twitter.com/VvLMIipojw, @BloombergTVThe world’s biggest wealth manager won’t touch bitcoin https://bloom.bg/2AVzhfC pic.twitter.com/WdyiYSulCP, @dyjhThe World’s Biggest Wealth Manager Won’t Touch #Bitcoin https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-17/ubs-shuns-bitcoin-allocations-due-to-threat-of-crypto-crackdown …, @businessThe world’s biggest wealth manager won’t touch bitcoin https://bloom.bg/2jycjal pic.twitter.com/dooL1rKzXd and 5 others
UBS Group AG, the world’s largest wealth manager, isn’t prepared to make portfolio allocations to bitcoin because of a lack of government oversight, the bank’s chief investment officer said.
23 minutes ago · @desantislmfao https://twitter.com/maxwelltani/status/931537489008963586 …, @mekosoffRT @maxwelltani: News: Vox Media staffers seek to unionize, will alert management this morning http://www.businessinsider.com/vox-media-employees-union-2017-11 …, @coteShoulda given out more options. https://twitter.com/maxwelltani/status/931537489008963586 …, @mrmedinaRT @maxwelltani: News: Vox Media staffers seek to unionize, will alert management this morning http://www.businessinsider.com/vox-media-employees-union-2017-11 … and 6 others
Editorial employees at the Vox Media network of websites are set to make their unionization efforts public on Friday.
23 minutes ago · @jakewertzat the very least, Ivanka should lose her White House job. https://twitter.com/RobertInSC/status/931505118788378625 …, @JohnJHarwood“Trump Ocean Club had brokers/customers/investors linked to drug trafficking. Prosecutor: “money laundering vehicle” https://www.nbcnews.com/news/investigations/panama-tower-carries-trump-s-name-ties-organized-crime-n821706 …, @RVAwonkTrump ❤️'s MS-13 https://twitter.com/nbcnews/status/931493440990470145 …, @gavinsblogRT @NBCNews: SPECIAL REPORT: Panama tower carries Trump's name and ties to organized crime http://nbcnews.to/2jw0xNw pic.twitter.com/MgnFbbo9tU and 12 others
The Trump Organized licensed its name to a luxury condo tower in Panama riddled with ties to drug money and international organized crime.
28 minutes ago · @lizzieohreallyRT @dcexaminer: Navy acknowledges aircrew drew a penis in the sky over Washington http://washex.am/2zbr9dT pic.twitter.com/k9EYaB3GBD, @j_parientece titre ... https://twitter.com/dcexaminer/status/931537196317847559 …, @NekoCaseRT @MLSist: nice https://twitter.com/dcexaminer/status/931537196317847559 …, @jsnellAmerican Vandal Season 2 https://twitter.com/dcexaminer/status/931537196317847559 … and 39 others
'The Navy holds its aircrew to the highest standards and we find this absolutely unacceptable.'
29 minutes ago · @danamo➡️ "Probation is a trap and we must fight for Meek and everyone else unjustly sent to prison." — Jay Z https://nyti.ms/2jvZL34 , @evepeyserGood op-ed https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/11/17/opinion/jay-z-meek-mill-probation.html?referer=https://t.co/ALDGxLwCFS …, @ElliottWilsonRT @danamo: ➡️ "Probation is a trap and we must fight for Meek and everyone else unjustly sent to prison." — Jay Z https://nyti.ms/2jvZL34 , @samsweyRT @GeeDee215: This. Our probation system basically makes a host of non-criminal behavior sufficient for incarceration. https://t.co/UCkv5R… and 38 others
He’s being stalked by the probation system, which considers the smallest misstep a reason to lock people back up.
38 minutes ago · @HNTweetsSheriff Jails Woman for Anti-Trump Bumper Sticker: https://www.buzzfeed.com/briannasacks/a-texas-woman-is-in-jail-after-a-sheriff-called-out-her … Comments: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15721960 …, @bikejournoThis is highly arbitrary bullshit and an attack on the #RuleOfLaw: Keep the #police out of #politics! https://www.buzzfeed.com/briannasacks/a-texas-woman-is-in-jail-after-a-sheriff-called-out-her …, @BHPanimalwatchAmerikan Perspective. So much for the First Amendment.. https://twitter.com/nataliesurely/status/931568915288817664 …, @jdcushmanRT @kpanyc: This goes out to all those friends and family who think being mildly corrected on a factual matter on social media is "persecut… and 7 others
A Texas sheriff said in a now-deleted Facebook post that he could bring disorderly conduct charges against a truck driver for her massive "Fuck Trump" sticker.
39 minutes ago · @BBCTechGermany bans children's smartwatches http://bbc.in/2zKsyYb , @blackswanburstIt begins. @privacyint http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42030109 …, @newsyc50Germany bans children's smartwatches http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42030109 … ( http://bit.ly/2AWCETJ ), @Martin_Cook_Germany bans children's #smartwatches http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42030109 … and 6 others
Telecoms regulator says kids' smartwatches are spying devices and are to be banned under German law.
42 minutes ago · @ReutersAfrica#Italy holds funeral for 26 Nigerian women drowned in Mediterranean #Nigeria https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKBN1DH1OX-OZATP …, @DrRafiqRaji#Nigeria #Italy https://twitter.com/ReutersAfrica/status/931534564824055809 …, @NGRSenateRT @bukolasaraki: My heart goes out to the families and loved ones of the 26 Nigerian women and girls who died while trying to cross the Me…, @Pr1y3RT @ReutersAfrica: #Italy holds funeral for 26 Nigerian women drowned in Mediterranean #Nigeria https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKBN1DH1OX-OZATP … and 10 others
Italy held a mass funeral on Friday for 26 young Nigerian women who drowned while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea.
an hour ago · @amandahessRT @vox_union: We, the members of the #VoxUnion, are proud to join the Writers Guild of America, East. Here’s why: http://www.voxunion.org/whyorganize , @KateGardinerFascinating to me that so many news organizations are going full circle and organizing. http://www.voxunion.org/whyorganize/ M… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/931571396093841408 …, @awalkerinLART @vox_union: We, the members of the #VoxUnion, are proud to join the Writers Guild of America, East. Here’s why: http://www.voxunion.org/whyorganize , @evilmallelisRT @latguild: Congratulations to our colleagues at Vox Media on their decision to unionize. We support you and are with you every step of t… and 14 others
Vox Media’s editorial and video staff are proud to announce we are unionizing with the Writers Guild of America, East. Across eight verticals, we are committed to smart, in-depth journalism and storytelling on every platform. Vox Media’s commitment to quality and innovation, as well as its core values emphasizing ambition, collaboration, and respect, have made
an hour ago · @redlightvoicesholy shit https://twitter.com/kristinrawls/status/931509922575077376 …, @stacyherbertRT @BrandyLJensen: dogshit tweets become dogshit piece https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2017/11/17/im-a-feminist-i-study-rape-culture-and-i-dont-want-al-franken-to-resign/?sw_bypass=true&utm_term=.ed97a6838d58 …, @alexburnsNYTRT @OliviaMesser: Ugh this argument is exactly the reason women who’ve told me they were groped by Democrats say they would feel guilty com…, @KT_So_It_Goessupportin' a groper to pwn the rethuglicans https://twitter.com/allahpundit/status/931502982264508416 … and 12 others
Republicans aren't going to oust their abusers. If we exile Democrats who behave badly, we'll be hurting women at large.