The massacre in New Zealand tells us a lot about online extremism — the role tech companies play in regulating or banning fringe users, and the role each of us plays in creating the online ecosystem where hate can thrive. How do we reckon with online hate? What consequences should there be for the bigots who promote acts of violence? Want to support 1A? .
The Friday News Roundup for March 15, 2019
A bad week for Boeing. Beto joins the race for the White House. And a bribery scandal hits some of the nation's elite colleges. Around the world, America withdraws its diplomatic staff from Venezuela. Wonder Woman calls out Israel's Prime Minister. And the Brits prepare to check out of the EU anytime they like — but can they ever leave? Want to support 1A? .
Tracee Ellis Ross Teams Up For Time's Up With Her Aunt, Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee
Tracee Ellis Ross is on a mission to change Hollywood. She's a co-founder of Time's Up — fighting discrimination, sexual harassment and assault of women. Now, that focus is broadening to the healthcare industry. We discussed Time's Up Healthcare with two of its most vocal advocates: Ellis Ross and her aunt, Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee. Want to support 1A? .
Only Human: Understanding Our Place In The Animal Kingdom
Dogs express love. Chimpanzees are handy with tools. Even octopuses display intelligence. But so do humans. So what exactly makes us human? What truly separates us from other animals? We put these questions to geneticist Adam Rutherford. Want to support 1A? .
Taking Care: The Cost Of Child Care In 2019
Ivanka Trump is leading the push for more spending on child care — a campaign that's reflected in the president's new budget released this week. If the federal government foots the bill, how will it affect the economy and families around the country? Want to support 1A? .