In November’s US presidential election it won’t be the spotlight-grabbing cities of New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles that decide the country’s fate, but “swing states” such as Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Wisconsin. Chris Erik Thomas takes a look at which way they’re likely to lean in 2020.
The Trump administration walked back a ban on international students attending online only classes – but many are still uneasy about their freedom to study without the looming threat of deportation.
While Twitter was quick to to add a warning to Trump’s recent “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” tweet, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg decided roll over, citing a commitment to “free expression”. It’s a move which staff saw as capitulation. So, what’s behind the company’s reluctance to clamp down?