Why these intimidating race protests will only inflame divisions across Britain, by founder of the Equiano Project INAYA FOLARIN IMAN

After all, Britain is the land that pioneered the concept of equality before the law through Magna Carta, gave the world parliamentary democracy, developed a free Press and formulated the idea of policing by consent. We played a central role in the abolition of slavery and, unlike the U.S., never had any system of racial […]

TALK OF THE TOWN: Lewis Hamilton races into pop as the F1 champion hires Justin Bieber’s voice coach in a bid to conquer the music world

The F1 champion has hired Justin Bieber’s voice coach Jan Smith in a bid to conquer the music world. ‘I have no doubt his new music will resonate with the masses,’ said the 62-year-old coach, known as Mama Jan, who said she had even flown to Monaco to work on his voice between F1 training.

How YouTube spreads extremist ideas that inspire events like the Christchurch mosque shootings

Elley agrees YouTube needs to acknowledge the role less extreme content plays in directing people to more extreme ideas. ”They need to find a way to change the way the algorithm works, but also to take more seriously the idea that even stuff that is not out-and-out racist or explicitly dangerous can be part of a process. I don’t know what the answer to that is going to look […]

GM asks judge to reinstate racketeering case against rival Fiat Chrysler

General Motors Co on Monday asked a U.S. federal judge to reinstate a racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) , saying it has new information on foreign accounts used in an alleged bribery scheme involving its smaller rival and union leaders.In its filing to U.S. District Judge Paul Borman, GM says the scheme, […]

Downturn Blues: Carmakers line up six new launches in next 15 days

“Automotive industry is following the foot-steps of handset industry and bollywood movies, where there is a race to launch new products ahead of the competition. To stay ahead of the carmakers who will launch their products at the peak festive season, few carmakers have slated launch in the month of August,” said Vinay Piparsania, Consulting […]

Influential winemaker Milla Handley, an early Anderson Valley champion, dies at 68 due to COVID-19

She got a job at Chateau St. Jean in Sonoma County, and then at Edmeades in Anderson Valley, at the time a sleepy, little-known wine region. Though it was still early in her career, Handley decided to start her own winery in 1982, settling on a site nearby, in Philo. Anderson Valley wines were still […]

The questions about Joe Wagner’s Oregon wine label scandal that nobody is asking

“I should make it clear that yes, I’m an investor in an Oregon winery,” Gomberg said. But he dismissed the notion that his working to expose Wagner’s labeling violations was rooted in anything other than concern for his constituents: “I’m not doing this for the money, I’m doing this because I think it’s wrong. … […]

Essential wine and drinks stories by writers of color

Gaiter is still a prolific wine writer, the senior editor for Grape Collective. This week, she wrote a chilling piece in the industry publication SevenFifty Daily about what it’s like to be black in the very, very white world of wine. “I’m angry, exhausted, and hurting,” she writes. The killing of George Floyd and the […]

At long last, the famously contested Doc’s Clock sign lights up again

The battle over the sign turned bitter and bizarre. Luna wouldn’t be able to keep the sign up at her building, since she didn’t own the Doc’s Clock business name. She claimed she wanted it for sentimental reasons, having grown up in the neighborhood. When Suckow, husband Brian MacGregor and a small army of friends […]

UCLA Soccer Coach Admits To Taking Bribes In Admissions Scandal

When UCLA compliance officers questioned how the girl was discovered and whether she actually played soccer, Salcedo created a fake story about how he learned about her through a club team coach. Around June 29, 2016, UCLA provisionally admitted the girl as a recruited walk-on for the women’s soccer team. For his part in the […]