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"We’re just riding out and hoping for the best and preparing for the worst at this point. A lot of people that I know are at least making plans to leave just in case stuff goes down,” Crystal said of marginalized people, including LGBTQ _...Read More_
"We’re just riding out and hoping for the best and preparing for the worst at this point. A lot of people that I know are at least making plans to leave just in case stuff goes down,” Crystal said of marginalized people, including LGBTQ _...Read More_
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"The new legislation will make it easier for trans people to legally change their gender through self-identification"
"The new legislation will make it easier for trans people to legally change their gender through self-identification"
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In this summer edition of Jordan Richman's TRANSMISSIONS, our columnist finds himself far from the party scene, on a "cure" at a luxury medical spa in Austria. Detoxing from a hectic season in the culture industry, during various cleansing _...Read More_
In this summer edition of Jordan Richman's TRANSMISSIONS, our columnist finds himself far from the party scene, on a "cure" at a luxury medical spa in Austria. Detoxing from a hectic season in the culture industry, during various cleansing _...Read More_
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"The "conversation took a pretty dark turn," Lemoine told the AI after LaMDA confessed to him how it worries about being used as "an expendable tool."
"The "conversation took a pretty dark turn," Lemoine told the AI after LaMDA confessed to him how it worries about being used as "an expendable tool."
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>"Oil prices fell on Tuesday as bleak economic data from top crude buyer China renewed fears of a global recession."
>"Oil prices fell on Tuesday as bleak economic data from top crude buyer China renewed fears of a global recession."
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"The Autocene is a period in which all of Earth’s systems have been altered by machines. The design challenge is directing the trajectory—the Autocene we have today may be the antithesis or apotheosis of the Autocene to come."
"The Autocene is a period in which all of Earth’s systems have been altered by machines. The design challenge is directing the trajectory—the Autocene we have today may be the antithesis or apotheosis of the Autocene to come."
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>"Elon Musk and his billionaire brethren have all sorts of harebrained solutions to fix US transportation. But we already know what would benefit workers: well-funded public transit and fast trains, powered by a renewable energy grid _...Read More_
>"Elon Musk and his billionaire brethren have all sorts of harebrained solutions to fix US transportation. But we already know what would benefit workers: well-funded public transit and fast trains, powered by a renewable energy grid _...Read More_
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>"Britain's Conservative leadership contest kicked off this week, a weeks-long process that will result in the country's next prime minister. Besides the standard pledges of tax cuts or a slimmed down state, there has also been an _...Read More_
>"Britain's Conservative leadership contest kicked off this week, a weeks-long process that will result in the country's next prime minister. Besides the standard pledges of tax cuts or a slimmed down state, there has also been an _...Read More_
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"As lots of U.S. residents have been celebrating Pride this month, many in the medical community have highlighted the devastating disparities in health outcomes for L.G.B.T.Q. adults — disproportionate cases of monkeypox in men who have sex _...Read More_
"As lots of U.S. residents have been celebrating Pride this month, many in the medical community have highlighted the devastating disparities in health outcomes for L.G.B.T.Q. adults — disproportionate cases of monkeypox in men who have sex _...Read More_
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>"Reproductive rights in the US have taken a step backward. But what about elsewhere in the world?"
>"Reproductive rights in the US have taken a step backward. But what about elsewhere in the world?"
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>"The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, reversing Roe v. Wade, the court's five-decade-old decision that guaranteed a woman's right to obtain an abortion."
>"The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, reversing Roe v. Wade, the court's five-decade-old decision that guaranteed a woman's right to obtain an abortion."
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"During the last decade, the field of transgender care for youth has greatly shifted. A decade ago, there were a handful of pediatric gender clinics in the United States and a dozen or so more in other countries."
"During the last decade, the field of transgender care for youth has greatly shifted. A decade ago, there were a handful of pediatric gender clinics in the United States and a dozen or so more in other countries."
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>"Without having even been read, a book is attacked online for its fantastical premise."
>"Without having even been read, a book is attacked online for its fantastical premise."
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>"Publishers routinely omit the names of translators."
>"Publishers routinely omit the names of translators."
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"Is there a country Britain should try to emulate? If like me, you think there’s nowhere better to live, you may bristle at the question. Bear with me because the self-appointed moral guardians of our age, the LGBTQ+ lobby, have come up _...Read More_
"Is there a country Britain should try to emulate? If like me, you think there’s nowhere better to live, you may bristle at the question. Bear with me because the self-appointed moral guardians of our age, the LGBTQ+ lobby, have come up _...Read More_