New: My dispatch from Idaho's Christian nationalist insurgency, where extremists are seizing power, in part, by targeting their opponents w/ shocking cruelty.
Now, a 'cry for help' & a warning from those targeted: Idaho is a blueprint & a bellwether.
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This is the most eloquent explanation of the Northern Ireland border issue you'll ever see. It's hard to believe that Brexiters want to unravel the Protocol and risk the peace there yet again.
Fact check: Clearly not true.
First priority was a hard Brexit.
Second priority was to win an election with the 'oven ready deal' even though unionists disagreed.
Third priority was a trade deal with the EU.
At best protection of the Good Friday Agreement is fourth priority. https://twitter.com/trussliz/status/1526555295065022466
A “new” Brexit deal under Boris Johnson was always going to lead to disaster in N Ireland.
The one Brexit option able to preserve the Good Friday agreement + the Union while controlling immigration was Theresa May’s deal.
But Boris J + DUP destroyed it @RestIsPolitics@twitter.com
Incredible 360-degree panoramas showing the destruction of Russia's war around Kyiv have been produced by Kyiv's Tourism department, which has created the Virtual Museum of War Memory. Here are photos from Hostomel Airport, Bucha and Irpin. See more here https://kyivregiontours.gov.ua/en/war
This Apple Security Update is showing just how hard true online anonymity really is…
I appreciate @Apple@twitter.com's innovation with accessibility
but at the same time... their follow through on accessibility in Safari @firstname.lastname@example.org could really use some work.
Yo @Discord@twitter.com. I consider myself pretty well versed in Americanisms, but this acronym made me realise I'm still a clueless non native English speaking foreigner. I can Google, but may I suggest writing out acronyms like this for your global audience ? ;)
For this year's AAPI Heritage Month, Discord is celebrating the things that make us unique. Read our team's stories of breaking molds and overcoming expectations: http://dis.gd/aapihm-2022
“Zo leuk was ik nou ook weer niet” Nog zon grap kunnen maken, dat is toch wel wat waard.
Dit is een van de heftigste columns die ik de laatste jaren heb gelezen. Grijpt je naar de keel. Jan Rot ❤️
Shooter says he was radicalized by dark corners of the internet, and is repeating talking points seen on Fox News every evening, but sure... sure... it's all Big Tech who is the problem. 🙄 https://twitter.com/timkaine/status/1526165061529743367
It’s a threat, plain and simple. Doublespeak
“Plan to scrap parts of Northern Ireland protocol is only an ‘insurance policy’, says Boris Johnson” https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/may/16/plan-to-scrap-parts-of-northern-ireland-protocol-is-only-an-insurance-policy-says-boris-johnson
Today they r selling, but the article had a boring picture and was missing the sentiment the slightly older article highlighted much better.
You have to be at least 40 years old to remember McDonald's opening in Russia. One of those 1990 watershed moments that is etched into my memory. A burger chain opening was news all around the world.
Today we release (staggering) new data on the "RTB" online ads data breach.
“Real-Time Bidding” tracks and shares what people view online and their real-world movements 178 Trillion times a year in the U.S. & Europe.
I'm running for the Wikimedia Foundation Board (again) with the goal of bringing some much needed technical experience: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections/2022/Candidates/Kunal_Mehta
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