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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

The TED talks empire has been grappling with sexual harassment, interviews and internal emails show

At least five people, including one past speaker, reported being harassed or groped by attendees at Vancouver conference

Washington Post

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 Republican tax bill contains a sneaky break for private jet owners

The newest Senate version of the Republican tax reform plan would give a break to owners and operators of private jets.

Business Insider

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

Murkowski Tax Vote Contingent on Stabilizing Individual Health Insurance Market

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.

Roll Call

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

Life inside the totalitarian state

Recent North Korean escapees relate how the secretive country has changed under the Great Successor.

Washington Post

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

Hacker Hero Is Said To Have Used Cyber Conferences To Target Young Men For Sex

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.

BuzzFeed

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

There's a Digital Media Crash. But No One Will Say It

Yesterday I appeared on a panel about digital publishers who are ‘pivoting to video’. I’ve written about this before. But...

Talking Points Memo

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

You're not rich until you have $100 million, says rich people

Only 0.09% of America's millionaires are worth over $100 million.

Business Insider

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

The World’s Biggest Wealth Manager Won’t Touch Bitcoin

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.

Bloomberg.com

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

Vox Media's editorial employees are seeking to unionize

Editorial employees at the Vox Media network of websites are set to make their unionization efforts public on Friday.

Business Insider

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

A Panama tower carries Trump's name and ties to organized crime

The Trump Organized licensed its name to a luxury condo tower in Panama riddled with ties to drug money and international organized crime.

NBC News

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

Navy acknowledges aircrew drew a penis in the sky over Washington

'The Navy holds its aircrew to the highest standards and we find this absolutely unacceptable.'

Washington Examiner

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

Jay-Z: Meek Mill and the Absurdity of the Criminal Justice System

He’s being stalked by the probation system, which considers the smallest misstep a reason to lock people back up.

www.nytimes.com

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 Went After This Driver On Facebook For Her "Fuck Trump" Sticker And Now She's In Jail

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.

BuzzFeed

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

Germany bans children's smartwatches

Telecoms regulator says kids' smartwatches are spying devices and are to be banned under German law.

BBC News

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 holds funeral for 26 Nigerian women drowned in Mediterranean

Italy held a mass funeral on Friday for 26 young Nigerian women who drowned while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea.

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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

WHY WE'RE ORGANIZING

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

Vox Union

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

I’m a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don’t want Al Franken to resign.

Republicans aren't going to oust their abusers. If we exile Democrats who behave badly, we'll be hurting women at large.

Washington Post

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