Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Moves Democrats on Immigration, DHS

When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez arrived in El Paso, Texas in early July as part of a congressional delegation to visit two border facilities, her name was in the news for a different reason. That same day, ProPublica reported that a secret Facebook group for Border Patrol agents had shared sexually explicit, violent images targeting her. Ocasio-Cortez […]

Time to Panic

  ImageCreditCreditJules Julien Opinion The planet is getting warmer in catastrophic ways. And fear may be the only thing that saves us. Mr. Wallace-Wells is the author of the forthcoming “The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming.” The age of climate panic is here. Last summer, a heat wave baked the entire Northern Hemisphere, killing dozens […]

Advice for the End of the World

Illustration: Jim Cooke (G/O Media) For former Jezebel staffer Ellie Shechet, it is nearly always time to freak out. Doom—personal, professional, planetary—awaits, beckoning at the wings. No one has exactly asked for her advice, but we gave her a column anyway. Advice for the End of the World is a limited edition advice column for […]

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Is Not for Women: Review

At a Cannes Film Festival press conference in May, the New York Times culture writer Farah Nayeri observed that Quentin Tarantino hadn’t given many lines to Margot Robbie, one of the stars of the movie he was promoting, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. “I guess that was a deliberate choice on your part, and […]

Life Fitness’s Advertising Platform Brings Programmatic Ads to the Gym – Adweek

Programmatic advertising isn’t just regulated to our computer screens anymore. Recent months have seen digital billboards in malls, airports and city streets go digital. Now, the trend is hitting the gym. Today, Life Fitness—a fitness equipment company that produces everything from treadmills to elliptical bikes for gyms, college dorms and hotels across the country—officially kicked […]

Heat Wave in New York: More Than 27,000 Con Edison Customers Lose Power – The New York Times

  The New York Fire Department also said it was investigating whether an air conditioner contributed to a Queens fire that killed a mother and her daughter. ImageMilo Maimone, 8, and his dad, Tony, rest after working out at the McCarren Park track in Brooklyn on Sunday.CreditCreditGabriella Angotti-Jones for The New York Times [What you […]

Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire

Vast stretches of Earth’s northern latitudes are on fire right now. Hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland to Siberia. That’s helped create conditions ripe for wildfires, including some truly massive ones burning in remote parts of the region that are being seen by satellites. Pierre Markuse, a […]

House Votes To Allow Internet Service Providers To Sell, Share Your Personal Information

The new Federal Communications Commission’s rules intended to limit how companies like AT&T, Comcast, Verizon, and Charter can use internet customers’ sensitive personal information are effectively dead in the water, thanks to a House of Representatives vote today to kill the regulations, making sure internet service providers can use and sell user data. The final […]