Jack Dorsey’s hack encapsulates Twitter’s struggle with problematic content

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey | Victor Boyko/Getty Images for Chrome Hearts Dorsey himself has tried to be something of a model Twitter user. The Twitter account of the company’s CEO Jack Dorsey was hacked to send out multiple white supremacist tweets on Friday — in many ways, it was a perfect encapsulation of Twitter’s most fundamental problems. On the Friday afternoon before Labor Day weekend, Dorsey’s 4.2 million followers began to see a series of…

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A woman says her cries for help were ignored as she gave birth in jail. Her story is one of many.

On July 31, 2018, Diana Sanchez says she was left alone for hours as she went into labor. On August 28, she filed a lawsuit over the incident. | MivPiv/Getty Images/iStockphoto Diana Sanchez’s new lawsuit in Denver is part of a much larger issue facing incarcerated women. Diana Sanchez says that she was all alone when she gave birth. Sanchez was 26 years old and more than eight months pregnant in 2018 when she was…

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Uber and Lyft just lost another battle in California

Dozens of Uber and Lyft drivers staged a protest outside of Uber’s headquarters in support of California Assembly Bill 5. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Silicon Valley can’t seem to escape California’s crackdown on the gig economy. Uber drivers in California are one step closer to becoming Uber employees. On Friday, state senators on the appropriations committee voted for AB 5 — a controversial bill that would require companies to classify workers as employees, not independent…

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6 winners and 7 losers from “Safe Room,” Succession season 2, episode 4

Greg and Tom need to have a serious heart to heart. | HBO Winners: Roman?! Plus Connor’s campaign and fans of Holly Hunter. Losers: Pretty much everybody else. (This week’s episode of Succession debuted two days early on HBO’s streaming platforms, due to the holiday weekend. Go watch it before you read this!) Succession has gotten a lot of attention for how funny it is, and understandably so. The writers’ room is full of crack…

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