Daily Clips: September 8th, 2016

Matt Lauer showed no signs of being an actual journalist: Then again, what did you expect? Lauer’s GMA brings in the start of every day with trivial and non-important items. Which reminds me: why did anyone give him this opportunity to stand toe-to-toe with Donald Trump?

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How Airbnb plans to fix its racial-bias problem

Fear of a female president: A very, very sobering read.

Over the past few years, political scientists have suggested that, counterintuitively, Barack Obama’s election may have led to greater acceptance by whites of racist rhetoric. Something similar is now happening with gender. Hillary Clinton’s candidacy is sparking the kind of sexist backlash that decades of research would predict. If she becomes president, that backlash could convulse American politics for years to come.

Don’t blame a ‘skills gap’ for lack of hiring in manufacturing

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Nick Cassella
Nick Cassella graduated from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in 2014. After graduating, he worked on the Initiative 594 campaign before joining Civic Ventures, where he now manages Civic Skunk Works' social media presence.