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Joe Biden’s handling of Anita Hill’s harassment allegations clouds his presidential prospects

Joe Biden’s handling of Anita Hill’s harassment allegations clouds his presidential prospects
  • Joe Biden’s handling of Anita Hill’s harassment allegations clouds his presidential prospects FWC: Joe Biden’s handling of Anita Hill’s harassment allegations clouds his presidential prospects

    As he moves toward formally entering the Democratic presidential race, Joe Biden has repeatedly expressed regret for how he handled one of the most consequential challenges of his career in the Senate — the 1991 hearings into Anita Hill’s sexual harassment allegations against Supreme Court nominee…

  • Masters runner-up Xander Schauffele is more in awe of the day than devastated FWC: Masters runner-up Xander Schauffele is more in awe of the day than devastated

    Xander Schauffele lost the Masters by one stroke. He was disappointed, to be sure, but hardly devastated, given what he witnessed in the final round of the 83rd Masters. Playing two groups in front of the eventual champion, Schauffele was awed by the experience of Sunday’s crowd at Augusta National…

  • Essential California: What does universal basic income look like? FWC: Essential California: What does universal basic income look like?

    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Monday, April 15, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES The city of Stockton has begun participating in a test of a universal basic income, giving $500 a month to 130 residents. Whatever happens, it is likely…

  • Spirix cuts Flume’s ‘Dreamtime’ an indie-electronic edge in new remix FWC: Spirix cuts Flume’s ‘Dreamtime’ an indie-electronic edge in new remix

    The idiosyncratic sound constructions that distinguish Flume‘s style flourish on “Dreamtime,” one of the many sonic gems that glisten with audible brilliance on Flume’s recently released mixtape, Hi, This Is Flume. A cacophony of glitchy electronic elements on loop, rhythmic tapping, and a tunnel of white noise that is both airy and eerie comprise the components that construct an opening that…