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Mash-Up Round-Up: Bilingual Babies + Soondubu Jjigae

Soondubu is life.
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The week of November 23, 2019 was remembering carob; feeling *seen* by the desperate coffee mom at the impeachment hearings; and wow, the Park Slope Food Co-op. Just wow.

Mash-Up In The News:

Do Babies Cry In Different Languages?

Babies can cry in German, Chinese, French, the list goes on. But in what language do our bilingual mash-up babies cry?

via New York Times

Long Island Divided: How Real Estate Agents Maintain Segregation

Two couples, one realtor, two hidden cameras, repeated almost 100 times. Newsday has found evidence of widespread separate and unequal treatment of minority homebuyers and minority communities on Long Island.

via Newsday

Break The Internet: BTS

“There hasn’t been a more prolific phenomenon since the Beatles. For us Asians, this is our generation’s Bruce Lee — putting Asian faces once again in a powerful image.” — Steve Aoki on Bangtan

via Paper Mag

Why Did Iran Shut Off The Internet?

1. Iran’s government announced 50% price increase of fuel. 2. Iranians took to the streets in protest. 3. The Iranian government shut down the internet for the whole country. What does this unprecedented move mean for the future of global connectivity? No one knows yet.

via Vox

Macau: Home To A Cuisine Found Nowhere Else

Macau now brings in seven times more gaming revenue than Vegas. It’s a stew of influences that looks like Europe, sounds like China, and tastes like Mash-Up.

via Saveur

The Best Parenting Advice Is To Go Live in Europe

Americans love parenting books. Especially European parenting books. Especially European parenting books that tell them to do less parenting.

via The Atlantic

Julián Castro: If Democrats Don’t Elevate Voters Of Color, ‘Why the Hell Are We Democrats In The First Place?’

What does it mean to be a Democrat? Julián Castro might be near the end of his presidential campaign, but he’s asking a vital question about race, democracy, and what our parties should stand for and against.

via Rolling Stone

How The Hmong Diaspora Uses Conference Calls To Make Pirate Radio

Hmong conference radio uses the world’s most dreaded, boring technology — the conference line — to unite diaspora communities and allow participants not only to listen, but speak.

via The Verge

Bryan Washington Makes Soondubu Jjigae

For Bryan Washington, making soondubu jjigae isn’t just a culinary experience. It’s also about the warm, comforting, spicy, and ever-changing process of relationships.

via New Yorker

Humanitarian Scott Warren Found Not Guilty After Retrial For Helping Migrants At Mexican Border

He faced up to ten years in prison over the government’s failed attempt to criminalize basic human compassion. Working with aid groups like No More Deaths, “we will continue to provide food, water, and medical aid to all those who need it, until the day that no one dies or disappears while crossing the deserts and oceans of the world.”

via Time

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