Cookies alerts are supposed to improve our privacy online. But are they?
Ezra KleinThe equilibrium of every site now has a pop-up urging you to read about their cookies, and everyone just clicks through the pop-up, doesn't seem great. The internet is more annoying to use, our privacy is not better protected.
Photographer: “How ’bout we do the shoot in a hot tub?” Larry and Sergey: “Sure!” Never such innocence again. Can billionaires be tragic figures? Lear must have been w…
Ezra Klein"Larry Page and Sergey Brin spent the first fifteen years of their careers building the greatest information network the world has ever known and the last five trying to escape it. Having made everything visible, they made themselves invisible."
As a result, wealth is also being concentrated in those areas.
Ezra Klein"Since 2005, five metro areas — Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose, Seattle, and San Diego — accounted for 90 percent of all US growth in 'innovation sector' jobs."
"Meanwhile, 343 metro areas lost a share of these jobs in that same period."
No president in recent memory has done more to change the judiciary than Donald Trump.
Ezra Klein"Republicans haven’t simply ensured conservative dominance of one branch of government. They may have entrenched conservative governance for decades.”
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The state’s system for helping the uninsured thwarts women at every turn and encourages subpar care.
Ezra KleinThe Texas Medicaid application is 16 times longer than the 1040 tax form. Any mistake can lead to benefits being delayed or denied. Coverage ends two months after birth. And women in Texas are dying as a result.