For some Indian employees of big U.S. tech companies, caste discrimination is real. To combat it, first people have to talk about it. That's hard. | Today's episode is from our friends at Rough Translation.
Television taught me how to move between social classes — but at what cost?
Laurel Wamsley"You know when the main characters on a show went to Williams College it’s intended for a niche audience — if it had been intended for the mainstream, they would have gone to Princeton or Harvard."
This whole essay is full of incisive observations.
In the last four years, the rat named Magawa has helped to clear over 1.5 million square feet of land. The animal has detected dozens of land mines in Cambodia and is believed to have saved lives.
Laurel WamsleyMeet Magawa. He's a African giant pouched rat who can safely sniff out explosives.
In the last four years he has helped to clear over 1.5 million square feet of land in Cambodia from landmines.
Now he's won a medal for bravery. 🏅
The outspoken U.S. women's national team star continues to strengthen her presence and platform both on and off the field, and she's poised to thrive in the spotlight that comes with the Women's World Cup.
Laurel Wamsley"I will be, I am sure, frustrated for the rest of my life with these issues, as many other marginalized people are," Rapinoe says. "But we are making progress, and we are seeing that groundswell, and that shift in culture and the narrative."