Apple’s new Mac Pro will be assembled in China, not the US

Apple’s new Mac Pro will be assembled in China, not the US

Apple’s new Mac Pro will be built in China, unlike the previous model that has been assembled in a plant in Austin, Texas, since 2013, according to The Wall Street Journal. The vast majority of Apple products are manufactured in China, so it’s not entirely surprising to see Apple shift its production overseas. But it comes at a fraught time, as the tech industry faces the prospect of 25 percent tariffs on imports from China,…

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Joe Biden’s record on school desegregation busing, explained

Joe Biden’s record on school desegregation busing, explained

The former vice president once called busing “an asinine policy.” The second round of the first Democratic primary debates on Thursday included a revealing — and at times tense — discussion of race between several candidates. But a defining moment was when Sen. Kamala Harris took former Vice President Joe Biden to task over his recent comments about segregationist senators, as well as his opposition to using federally mandated busing to racially integrate schools in…

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Here’s why Google workers plan to protest their employer at Pride Parade this weekend

Here’s why Google workers plan to protest their employer at Pride Parade this weekend

The protests come amid controversy in the LGBTQ community over the company’s harassment policies on YouTube videos. A group of Google employees, under the name “Ban Google From Pride,” plans to march in protest of their employer’s policies toward LGBTQ harassment on YouTube and other platforms on Sunday at San Francisco’s Pride Parade. Protesters will join a “Resistance Contingent,” separate from Google’s official corporate presence at the parade, after the company warned employees not to…

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Vox Sentences: Election security — a laughing matter

Vox Sentences: Election security — a laughing matter

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. The Supreme Court will finally rule on DACA; Trump and Putin joke about Russia meddling in US elections. The Supreme Court will take up DREAMers’ case Alex Wong/Getty Images The Supreme Court will finally take on a case to…

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