Category: America

PEN America Study Says Hollywood Increasingly Normalizing Self-Censorship to Appease China
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PEN America Study Says Hollywood Increasingly Normalizing Self-Censorship to Appease China

The left-wing PEN America has repeatedly attacked President Donald Trump as a menace to free speech. Now the elite cultural organization finds itself in the awkward position of agreeing with the Trump administration on the issue of Hollywood’s cozy relationship with China’s Communist regime, which is suppressing the freedom of expression around the world. PEN…

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Rob Smith: Why America Keeps Falling for Hate Crime Hoaxes
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Rob Smith: Why America Keeps Falling for Hate Crime Hoaxes

Our race-obsessed national news media and a political left looking to distract America from their awful, doddering candidate fell for yet another hate crime hoax this week, saying so very much about how they see America, and about the ever-increasing depths to which they’ll sink to use racism as a political tool in a contentious…

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Should America Switch Confederate Statues For Pop Culture Icons?
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Should America Switch Confederate Statues For Pop Culture Icons?

Cancel culture can’t be confused with well-warranted whistleblowing. Replacement options for Confederate monuments should include pop culture icons. Louisiana should “do the right thing.” A specific petition started making its way around social media last week.  The title led me to believe it was comic relief, but I was relieved to find it wasn’t: Replace…

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Latin America Roundup: big rounds, big mergers and a $3.8M pandemic fund from Nubank
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Latin America Roundup: big rounds, big mergers and a $3.8M pandemic fund from Nubank

Sophia Wood is a Venture Partner at Magma Partners . Sophia is also the co-founder of LatAm List, an English-language Latin American tech news source. More posts by this contributor Despite the global panic caused by the current pandemic, startups in Latin America have continued to attract international capital. In April, Mexico’s Alphacredit, Colombia’s Frubana…

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Producers Warn America Is Facing Protein Shortage in Coronavirus Era
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Producers Warn America Is Facing Protein Shortage in Coronavirus Era

Toilet paper was the first product to disappear from retailers’ shelves at the start of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, but the nation’s meat and poultry producers warn the strain on the supply chain could result in shortages and cost increases. “The food supply chain is breaking,” John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods…

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America Is Heading into the Coronavirus Crisis Blind. These GDP Estimates Prove It
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America Is Heading into the Coronavirus Crisis Blind. These GDP Estimates Prove It

GDP estimates show the U.S. economy will be harder hit than China’s by coronavirus. China’s stricter government controls and differing industries make it easier for the country to weather the coronavirus storm. The latest projections show U.S. politicians are heading into the crisis without a road map. At the forefront of the coronavirus pandemic is…

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Latin America roundup: Softbank adds $1B, Stori raises $10M and Grow Mobility puts on the brakes
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Latin America roundup: Softbank adds $1B, Stori raises $10M and Grow Mobility puts on the brakes

Sophia Wood is a Venture Partner at Magma Partners. Sophia is also the co-founder of LatAm List, an English-language Latin American tech news source. More posts by this contributor After investing nearly $2 billion of its Innovation Fund in Latin America in 2019, SoftBank announced this month that it would add an additional $1 billion…

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