Are Obama's idealistic politics dead? Women at Google plan walk-out, and other headlines


Back-to-back funerals in Pittsburgh on Wednesday after 11 were killed at a synagogue attack.

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Still in love with Obama

Liberals love him. But is the former president's "idealism" outmatched in the current vitriol of modern politics? "Fight Fire With Fire, or Be Civil With Trump? The Obama Coalition Is Unsure," this New York Times headline reads.

"Computational Propaganda"
We know that fake news is rampant in today's political climate. But it's not just the divisive U.S. elections that are prone to fake news. Armies of bots and fake news sites have been using the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi to spew misinformation and confusion in the Middle East. (Reuters)

Humor him...
Let's assume Donald Trump's proposal to end birthright citizenship is a legitimate policy decision and not just some distraction. A law professor gives four reasons why the proposal doesn't make logical sense. (Vox)

Women walk out
Women in Google offices around the world plan to participate in a walkout in a demonstration against the company's treatment of women and sexual harassment cases. More from the BBC. 

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