Closing some tabs, sharing some stories you might find interesting:

This is more a profound literary personal essay than I usually expect from a newspaper’s weekend feature:

About racist politics in the LGBT community and the erasure of LGBT Muslims:

A likely casualty of the law of unintended consequences, and also just a really interesting corner of national relations / international trade:

More on border relations and immigration:

This story just keeps getting worse:

ICE is not supposed to solely use information provided by an abusive partner to make decisions about whether to detain someone. But Bernal also told several outlets she suspects the woman’s boyfriend, who was already in ICE custody, tipped off agents about her court appearance.

Another one from ProPublica:

An academic paper:

The Moral Character of Cryptographic Work

http://web.cs.ucdavis.edu/~rogaway/papers/moral.html

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