Indian girls on skateboards making a difference. Also: Milo, Twitter, Spies. — FTN DAILY EDITION #123, People & Society
Skateboarding girls in India.
She eventually launched Girl Skate India — an initiative to teach girls how to skate, promote gender equality in skating and highlight up-and-coming female skaters in India.
The Yiannopoulos story
How Milo came to be.
The lesson Milo learnt over those years, I think, was about efficiency — how to get the maximum provocation with the minimum effort.
Tweeting under pressure
Twitter tries to navigate Russian Anti-Free-Speech laws.
As a consequence, platforms like Twitter appear to be walking a fine line, finding a middle ground that allows them to uphold, at least nominally, their claim to support the freedom of expression while avoiding expulsion from Russia.
The sour state of affairs in Syria.
Syria’s violence might have ended years ago had it not been for meddling by some of the very players now pushing hardest for a truce.
A former KGB spy reveals his secrets.
Barsky’s story is a timely reminder of the immense resources the Russians were willing to expend during the cold war in their bid to embed agents in enemy territory.
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