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Mash-Up Round-Up: Mashy Ice Cream + Life Without Travel

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The week of Sept. 7, 2019 was imagining a life without travel, which may happen if we monetize even our burnout; and no thank you, YouTube!

Chef José Andrés is our hero. Help him help feed people suffering in the Bahamas.

How Bias In Technology Has Hurt Women’s Voices

From presidential candidates to podcast hosts, women can’t escape people criticizing their voices. But just like the racial bias built into photography, how has broadcast tech created a “century of shrill”? The silencing of women’s voices doesn’t stop at radio either.

via New Yorker

When American Media Was (Briefly) Diverse

Vibe, Ebony, JET, Essence, Latina, Suede, Hyphen — the multicultural mag boomed in the 90s and early-aughts, but from 2008 to today the short golden age of diverse journalism isn’t looking so glossy.

via Longreads

At Koolfi Creamery, A Queer Indian Immigrant Couple Expresses Identity Through Ice Cream

Madhuri “Mads” Anji and Priti Narayanan have given our world ice cream flavors like “salted caramel with Mysore pak” and “jackfruit pudding ice cream with coconut and jaggery.” Ice cream transcends borders as the ultimate mash-up treat.

via East Bay Express

Border Arrests Dropped In August, But The Crisis Isn’t Over

“Border arrests fell 30 percent in August” or, America is exacerbating a humanitarian crisis by deciding it’s not their problem.

via Vox

‘American Factory’: What Chinese People See When They Watch China Go To Ohio

Chinese manufacturing lines have found new homes in America’s small towns. While Netflix’s doc on these factories revealed the working conditions for American audiences, the reactions from Chinese audiences are the most revealing.

via Inkstone

The Book Of Prince

Only a few months before his passing, Prince brought writer Dan Piepenbring to his hotel to collaborate on his memoir, “The Beautiful Ones.” Read what Prince had to say about his work, his life, and the words used to describe him.

via New Yorker

“Crazy Rich Asians” Co-Writer Quits Sequel After Being Offered Eighth Of Male Colleague’s Salary

Asian writers deserve to be treated better than “soy sauce” — a dressing to give a project cultural authenticity. Adele Lim has left the “Crazy Rich Asians” franchise after learning her (not Asian) co-writer Peter Chiarelli would earn $800,000 to $1m while she would make ‘$110,000-plus.’

via The Guardian

You Know Emily Doe’s Story. Now Learn Her Name.

She was the survivor of the Stanford University sexual assault case, and has been known only as “Emily Doe.” Four years later, in her new memoir, “Know My Name,” she reveals her real name: Chanel Miller.

via NY Times

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