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In Latin America, the business of trolling threatens Twitter’s disruptive power

In Latin America, the business of trolling threatens Twitter’s disruptive power

In 2012, the emblematic podcast This American Life did a special on politics in Afghanistan. They noted that in order to be a politician in Afghanistan, one needs to command a personal armed militia. That’s how politics is practiced in a fragmented country with a long history of violence, and without a stable, credible centralized authority. In [...]

September 25, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on In Latin America, the business of trolling threatens Twitter’s disruptive power

How Trump’s immigration ban threatens health care, in 3 charts

How Trump’s immigration ban threatens health care, in 3 charts

Over the past few days, our inboxes have been flooded with letters from doctors and medical researchers whose lives have been shaken up by President Donald Trump’s executive order, which, among other things, restricts immigrants and visa holders from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. We’ve heard from foreign-born health care workers who are trapped [...]

February 2, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on How Trump’s immigration ban threatens health care, in 3 charts

Under-reporting of catches threatens Caribbean marine life

Under-reporting of catches threatens Caribbean marine life

In order to prevent the destruction of fisheries, regulations limit the amount of fish that can be caught in Caribbean islands, but researchers fear ineffective methods of counting catches threaten to destroy marine life and the fishing industry. The number of fish caught in the Turks and Caicos Islands may be nearly three times as [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Under-reporting of catches threatens Caribbean marine life