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Sheryl Sandberg’s influence reaches all of us. But it’s a troubling legacy

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If you are reading this, odds are that you are one of the 2.87 billion daily users of the products offered by Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. If you are not using any ...

‘End of an era’: Sheryl Sandberg leaves behind powerful – if complicated – legacy

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Sheryl Sandberg announced on Wednesday she will step down from her role as chief operating officer of Facebook, na 14 years as one of the most powerful figures at a company that transformed Silicon Valley. During h...

Die Donald en die Kremlin Don: hoe Trump se giftige nalatenskap Poetin help

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Selfs volgens Donald Trump se chaotiese standaarde, die "omvattende vredesooreenkoms" vir Afghanistan wat in Februarie deur die VSA in Doha onderteken is 2020 was 'n groot eie doelwit. Die ooreenkoms het geen bindende skietstilstand voorgehou nie, geen kragdeling vereis nie...

Ellen DeGeneres walks away from her talk show empire and leaves behind a mixed legacy

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With tear-stained cheeks, Ellen DeGeneres signed off her chatshow for the final time on Thursday, ending a daytime TV juggernaught that had lasted 19 jare. The guest list for the final show included Billie Eilish, Pi...

Poisoned legacy: why the future of power can’t be nuclear

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Aan 10 Oktober 1957, Harold Macmillan sent a letter to President Dwight Eisenhower. The question he asked his US counterpart was: “What are we going to do about these Russians?” The launch of the Sputnik satellite six ...

Upon my death, delete: how to plan your digital legacy

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Our favourite memories and important documents used to be kept as physical objects: photo albums, scrapbooks, postcards, contracts and certificates of ownership. That meant, when we died, these things would be relativ...

Jackie Sibblies Drury on race, creativity and the legacy of Mary Seacole

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Seeing Fairview at the Young Vic in London in December 2019 was electric. The play had arrived in the UK from New York with a Pulitzer prize for drama attached – and an extraordinary word-of-mouth reputation. “Let me ...

Black families found joy in creativity – we must preserve this extraordinary legacy

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After the Notting Hill and Nottingham riots of 1958, which came after a series of racist attacks on Black communities, Trinidadian-born journalist and activist Claudia Jones responded by putting on a series of cultura...

Ahead of her time? Programme re-evaluates Mary Whitehouse’s legacy

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She has long been a symbol for mid-20th century moral panic, a censorious crusader quixotically tilting at the windmills of sexual liberation and social liberalism, but a senior BBC broadcaster has suggested the legac...

Farewell to the Flying Tomato: how Shaun White left an Olympic legacy

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This time Ayumu Hirano would not be denied. Not by the judges. Not even by the greatest snowboarder in history. In plaas daarvan, amid the most intense pressure and anger, the 23-year-old from Japan found the halfpipe equivale...

The dangerous legacy of the ‘partygate’ scandal

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John Harris rightly draws attention to the shocking levels of public distrust in politicians (Distrust, discord and disengagement will be the disgraceful legacy of Boris Johnson, 24 Januarie), but there is another insi...

Don’t let the right redefine Tony Blair’s legacy

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Steve Bell, Keith Flett (Briewe, 5 Januarie) and Simon Jenkins (‘Sir Tony Blair’? How cheaply knighthoods come in our broken honours system, 5 Januarie) represent a formidable trio to engage in a quarrel for which few ...

Australia’s mouse plague legacy leaves levies damaged following heavy floods – video

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Australia's mice plague is leaving a new legacy for farmers following recent floods. Holes left by mice for tunnels and nests are causing levy banks to leak and sometimes fail following severe weather. In some instanc...

TV vanaand: die ontstellende voortdurende nalatenskap van die Britse ryk te ontpik

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“Ek het geleer hoe om my gevoelens in die openbaar weg te steek, maar eintlik ... Ek kry regtig, diep ontsteld. Ek is gereeld op die rand van trane wanneer hierdie onderwerp ter sprake kom.” Empireland skrywer Sathnam Sanghera neem 'n emosionele, met...

The Sugar House review – a tough story of poverty’s legacy

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This is an intergenerational story which deals with the devastating effects of hardscrabble poverty, and all that comes in its wake, without sugarcoating any of the pain. Relentlessly gritty and superbly performed, Dit...

What is the legacy of the Angela Merkel era?

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The filmmaker and gay rights activist Rosa von Praunheim once confessed that he loved Angela Merkel, but hated her Christian Democratic Union party. This sense of Merkel as a morally attractive, quasi-presidential fig...

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