[Fiction] A young woman goes on a bad date with an older man.
As the massive Lake Chad started drying up in Central Africa, famine sent the native tribes scrambling to survive. Now political factions and jihadists have compounded the climate change and food shortages to throw this region where four nations meet into turmoil.
Millennials have been blamed for destroying the world they were born into, killing entire industries simply because they can. They don’t consume like the generation before because they don’t make money like their parents did. But this isn’t because they’re lazy and irresponsible. Rather, as the most productive generation, the more millennials give, the more the world takes.
Tad Friend takes a look at the ways in which ageism is perpetuated in a variety of fields, particularly tech, where rapid-fire advances in technology keep rendering obsolete the knowledge and skills of those who are older.
Kolhatkar walks us through several egregious allegations of abuse and discrimination suffered by women at tech companies like Tesla, SoFi, and Google. The problems are pervasive and are surfacing as more women come forward; class-action gender-discrimination suits are pending against companies such as Twitter, Microsoft, and Uber.
The story deepens. Harvey Weinstein hired private investigators, including ex-Mossad agents, to track journalists and his accusers in an attempt to quash sexual abuse allegations made against him.
A deep dive into the political rise of Mike Pence and what some fear may happen if he were to ever to become President.
Moscow’s House on the Embankment, built to house the Soviet élite, became purge central. They were the new nobility, until suddenly they weren’t.
The culmination of a 10-month investigation, Ronan Farrow’s piece in The New Yorker tells the stories of 13 women accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment or assault, including three who said he raped them. Their stories are supported by interviews with 16 current and former executives and assistants at Weinstein’s companies.
Julie Belshe had thought her parents had been kidnapped: Their house in Clark County Nevada was locked and dark, and they didn’t answer their phone for days. She discovered they had been removed from their home and taken to an assisted living facility, their possessions were sold and their money confiscated. It wasn’t a mistake. It was the law.