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After six months and $1.8 billion, Quibi wants a new owner. That will be a hard sell.

After six months and $1.8 billion, Quibi wants a new owner. That will be...

Quibi was supposed to be revolutionary: A video service that was supposed to fill the gap between YouTube and HBO by bringing short, “premium” clips starring celebrities like Liam Hemsworth and Chrissy Teigen to your phone, for a price. But that was in the spring. Now, Quibi might be headed to a fire sale: Just…
One Year After The First Climate Strike, Here’s What Greta Thunberg Has Accomplished

One Year After The First Climate Strike, Here’s What Greta Thunberg Has Accomplished

But it seems that one year later, the teen continues to organize and boost weekly digital climate strikes, and has moved to start striking in-person again. In August, the climate activist took her socially distanced strike back to the Swedish Parliament, and continued to amplify calls for action. Thunberg along with thousands of journalists, activists,…
After RBG’s Death, Here’s How The Republicans Will Try To Screw Us

After RBG’s Death, Here’s How The Republicans Will Try To Screw Us

In 2017, Trump personally interviewed three people for Gorsuch's seat: Thomas Hardiman, William H. Pryor Jr., and Amul R. Thapar. For Kavanaugh's seat, Hardiman was once again thought to be the frontrunner, though two others — Raymond Kethledge and Amy ­Coney Barrett — were also considered for the spot. As early as Friday night, Barrett…
One Good Thing: After the NBA walkout, the movie of the week is Netflix’s High Flying Bird

One Good Thing: After the NBA walkout, the movie of the week is Netflix’s...

One Good Thing is Vox’s recommendations feature. In each edition, find one more thing from the world of culture that we highly recommend. At the end of High Flying Bird, a rookie NBA player receives a gift bestowed to him by his former agent: 1969’s seminal The Revolt of the Black Athlete, by sociologist and…
At Least 70 Dead After Massive Explosion In Beirut

At Least 70 Dead After Massive Explosion In Beirut

So far, at least 70 people are dead and more than 2,750 injured, according to the health minister, with numbers rising steadily. The explosion happened in the evening local time, and several hours later, the cause is still not fully known. The chief of Lebanese general security, Abbas Ibrahim, said the blast might have been…
After revealing in a sermon that she is trans, a Baptist pastor is fired by the church

After revealing in a sermon that she is trans, a Baptist pastor is fired...

Junia Joplin, the Mississauga, Toronto, pastor who came out as a trans woman in a livestreamed sermon on June 14 (and who was profiled shortly thereafter by Vox), has lost her job after a congregational vote. Joplin’s sermon proved hugely popular within the world of queer Christianity, in large part due to her skill as…
What Minneapolis Will Look Like After They Abolish Their Police Department

What Minneapolis Will Look Like After They Abolish Their Police Department

However, de Blasio, much like many city mayors, are apprehensive to fall in line with the idea that defunding the police could solve widespread problems with systematic racism. Ultimately, the debate comes down to two very different answers: are we willing to try police reform, yet again, or are we willing to revamp security systems…
After the coronavirus pandemic, group fitness will never be the same

After the coronavirus pandemic, group fitness will never be the same

By the end of my first SoulCycle class in 2014, my lungs were on fire and I had dripped a puddle of sweat below me. I’d mocked the cult-like spin class and its celebrity following, but agreed to try it because I wanted something different from the gym — plus I had a free class,…
After All Those Bloomberg Memes, Instagram Is Changing Its Sponcon Policy

After All Those Bloomberg Memes, Instagram Is Changing Its Sponcon Policy

"Branded content is different from advertising, but in either case we believe it’s important people know when they’re seeing paid content on our platforms. That’s why we have an Ad Library where anyone can see who paid for an ad and why we require creators to disclose any paid partnerships through our branded content tools,"…
Two Years After Parkland: What’s Changed & What You Can Do To Help

Two Years After Parkland: What’s Changed & What You Can Do To Help

But new generations of anti-gun violence leaders are continually stepping in. "After the Parkland shooting, I organized my school's walkout and then founded my school's Students Demand Action group," Alanna Miller, a member of the Students Demand Action National Advisory Board, told Refinery29. "Two years later, I'm a college freshman and the group at my…

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