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‘The teacher has to catalog every single book’: Teacher says students can’t read any of her books until they’re screened for ‘age appropriateness’

'The kids in here are asking me, 'can I go get a book and read?' and I have to say 'no you can't.''

On Aug 15, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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Congress’ big new privacy bill might just neuter the agency that should be enforcing it

A new data privacy bill in the House is receiving pushback from privacy experts and states.

On Jul 21, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Classic HR trap’: Labor lawyer says this is how HR can destroy complaints in viral TikTok

'Some HR reps will wanna kill the paper trail before it starts.'

On May 23, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Is this legit?’: TikToker says he was pulled over and issued a citation for driving at a ‘safe speed’ (Updated)

"I've got to pay $150 for driving a vehicle at a safe speed?"

On May 2, 2022 by Kathleen Wong

Missouri State Senator Elaine Gannon asks a child about their genitals

Lawmaker asks teen about their body in viral video, sparking outrage

'You're asking a 14-year-old on public record about genitals and if people could see that?'

On Mar 17, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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In the Philippines, a new law threatens the livelihoods of pseudonymous content creators

'Me and so many other people are going to have to quit doing something that makes us and our viewers happy.'

On Mar 10, 2022 by Dana Ysabel Dela Cruz

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CAREN Act makes racist 911 calls illegal

It's named for Karens.

On Oct 22, 2020 by Samira Sadeque

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Ivanka Trump’s Goya bean photo sparks a meme frenzy

Soon, Ivanka was holding a variety of things in the photo, none of which were beans.

On Jul 15, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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Former federal prosecutor’s tweet about face masks in banks backfires

'You just made a terrifying point about our criminal justice system which you didn't intend to make.'

On May 10, 2020 by Mikael Thalen


Nonprofit groups express concern with pop-up abortion networks

'We would prefer that people interested in organizing access to care join us.'

On May 17, 2019 by Eilish O'Sullivan


Meet the ‘underground railroad’ network helping women in states passing anti-abortion laws

People are offering rides and a place to stay so women can get safe abortions.

On May 16, 2019 by Eilish O'Sullivan

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Wikimedia to E.U.: Proposed copyright reform could ‘stifle’ the free web

European Parliament will vote on a controversial proposal next week.

On Sep 5, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

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A tour through the wildest, most absurd sex laws in America

How many have you broken?

On Aug 7, 2018 by Alex Dalbey

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The E.U.’s new copyright law spells disaster for the internet (updated)

It could do a lot more than kill memes.

On Jun 21, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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Is it actually illegal to go dumpster diving?

The answer is as murky as the bottom of a waste receptacle.

On May 22, 2018 by Chris Illuminati