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Why women in tech are being Photoshopped in instead of hired

It’s been five years since tech companies began releasing diversity reports. Not much has changed.

Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down” wants to be a queer anthem. It also wants to sell you something.

Her latest video is a complicated example of Pride Month’s commodification.

BuzzFeed journalists just walked off the job in 4 cities. Here’s why.

Employees are trying to organize one of the largest labor unions in digital media.

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House Democrats’ internal feud over prescription drug prices, explained

How elite colleges fail half of the poor students they admit

Pete Buttigieg calls Israel a “strong ally” and says he’d keep the US embassy in Jerusalem

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Black voters want 2020 candidates to talk about the economy. At the Black Economic Alliance Forum, they did just that.

Benjamin Netanyahu just unveiled Israel’s newest town: “Trump Heights”

Trump says he didn’t fire Mueller because he saw what happened to Nixon

The Bold Type’s giant shock: finally showing what it’s like to work in media

Huge Hong Kong protests continue after the government postpones controversial bill

Elizabeth Warren wants to level the playing field for entrepreneurs of color

Andrew Yang, the 2020 long-shot candidate running on a universal basic income, explained

Hong Kong’s leader suspends China extradition bill following mass protests

Mexico releases the full text of Trump’s immigration “deal”

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Vox Sentences: Switzerland’s women are on strike

Big Tech needs regulation, but DC must go to school before it goes to work

Thousands of Swiss women walked out of their jobs to protest inequality

Is it actually illegal to accept “campaign dirt” from foreigners?

The unemployment rate for former inmates is incredibly high. Kim Kardashian wants to change that.