Delhi’s deadly riots, explained by an expert

From Vox. The new law that’s testing India’s secular values. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO On December 11th, 2019, India’s parliament passed a controversial new law: the Citizenship Amendment Act. The law fast-tracks citizenship for migrants from three neighboring countries, specifically if they are Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis, or Christians. It conspicuously leaves out…

How San Francisco erased a neighborhood

From Vox. A hotel at the heart of San Francisco’s housing wars Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab With an explosion of tech companies and startups in recent decades, San Francisco has struggled with a massive affordable housing crisis. But the beginnings of that crisis go back much further than Silicon Valley. In 1968, a…

How wildlife trade is linked to coronavirus

From Vox. And why the disease first appeared in China. NOTE: As our expert Peter Li points out in the video, “The majority of the people in China do not eat wildlife animals. Those people who consume these wildlife animals are the rich and the powerful –a small minority.” This video explains how the people…

The era of fake writing is upon us

From Vox. Computers just got a lot better at mimicking our language. Join the Open Sourced Reporting Network: http://www.vox.com/opensourcednetwork Something big happened in the past year: Researchers created computer programs that can write long passages of coherent, original text. Language models like GPT-2, Grover, and CTRL create text passages that seem written by someone fluent…

The case for Joe Biden

From Vox. It comes down to where the people who love him are. Up next: The case for Bernie Sanders: http://bit.ly/2wdX38E This video is one of a series in which Vox writers argue the cases for the leading Democratic candidates in the 2020 election. (Vox does not endorse individual candidates.) The case for Bernie Sanders:…

America’s presidential primaries, explained

From Vox. Why does America’s system for picking the president start in Iowa? Before Americans vote on the next president in November, both major political parties have to settle on a nominee. That process is called the primary, and in 2020 it consists of 64 different contests, held on 22 different days, over several months.…