My Family’s Slave

What I am reading: 点击这里阅读中文版本 (Chinese) | Alex Tizon passed away in March. He was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and the author of Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self…, My Family’s Slave, https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/06/lolas-story/524490/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Here are 16 of the week’s best photos

What I am reading: The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re…, Here are 16 of the week’s best photos, http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/here-are-16-of-the-weeks-best-photos/2018/01/05/9acacee2-ed8f-11e7-b698-91d4e35920a3_gallery.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

“Fire and Fury” Is a Book All Too Worthy of the President

What I am reading: The President of the United States is a deranged liar who surrounds himself with sycophants. He is also functionally illiterate and intellectually unsound. He…, “Fire and Fury” Is a Book All Too Worthy of the President, https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/fire-and-fury-is-a-book-all-too-worthy-of-the-president, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Why Mickey Mouse’s 1998 copyright extension probably won’t happen again

What I am reading: The copyright for the first Mickey Mouse film, Steamboat Willie , is scheduled to expire in 2024, though Disney would still hold a trademark for the Mickey…, Why Mickey Mouse’s 1998 copyright extension probably won’t happen again, https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/01/hollywood-says-its-not-planning-another-copyright-extension-push/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

As China gets tough on pollution, will its economy suffer?

What I am reading: LEO YAO thought he had nothing to fear from the environment ministry. Before, when its inspectors visited his cutlery factory, he says, they generated “loud…, As China gets tough on pollution, will its economy suffer?, https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21733985-received-wisdom-was-green-growth-would-be-slower-so-far-hasnt, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Intolerable Speech Rule: the Paradox of Tolerance for tech companies

What I am reading: Use the sword on behalf of justice only On Monday, I’ll be giving a talk at Airbnb about the Paradox of Tolerance and how tech companies can use it to decide…, The Intolerable Speech Rule: the Paradox of Tolerance for tech companies, https://frameshiftconsulting.com/2017/09/10/the-intolerable-speech-rule-the-paradox-of-tolerance-for-tech-companies/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Up Close With the Tribes of Ethiopia’s Imperiled Omo Valley

What I am reading: “Your George W. Bush came here two years ago and not a person recognized him.” “No one?” “No one knew who he was.” “Would they have known Nelson Mandela?” “No.…, Up Close With the Tribes of Ethiopia’s Imperiled Omo Valley, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/30/travel/omo-valley-ethiopia-eco-tourism.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Happy New Year! Start It Off by Relaxing and Centering Yourself

What I am reading: Welcome to the Smarter Living newsletter. Editor Tim Herrera emails readers with tips and advice for living a better, more fulfilling life. Sign up here to get…, Happy New Year! Start It Off by Relaxing and Centering Yourself, https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/01/smarter-living/new-year-relaxation.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Opinion | The Gambler’s Ruin of Small Cities (Wonkish)

What I am reading: I’m on vacation, keeping vague track of the news but basically taking a break and spending a lot of time communing with nature. But I’ve also been thinking a…, Opinion | The Gambler’s Ruin of Small Cities (Wonkish), https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/30/opinion/the-gamblers-ruin-of-small-cities-wonkish.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,