HBO’s ‘Stockton on My Mind’ delivers Mayor Michael Tubbs’s message of unity and progress

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Stockton mayor Michael Tubbs has the kind of story films are made of. But he initially turned down the offer to do a doc on his life and time in office. Here’s what changed his mind. In November 2016, Michael Tubbs was elected mayor of Stockton, California, becoming not only the city’s first Black mayor but one of the youngest in the country at just 26 years old. Read Full Story

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Michael Bloomberg calls it quits after blowing $600 million on a doomed presidential campaign

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Bloomberg is endorsing former rival Joe Biden, after Biden surged and Bloomberg floundered on Super Tuesday. After entering the race only 100 days ago to be the Democratic presidential nominee, billionaire Michael Bloomberg has announced he’s ending his bid for the White House. The former New York mayor officially made the announcement on Twitter, where he said he was endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden, who performed better than expected in Super Tuesday voting (and suffered some viral drama ). Read Full Story

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Spotify founder Daniel Ek expands his Brilliant Minds Foundation, adds new CEO

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Incoming leader Annastasia Seebohm plans to revive the signature Brilliant Minds summit in Stockholm in June 2022. Spotify founder and CEO Daniel Ek plans to expand the reach of his Brilliant Minds Foundation, even as the nonprofit’s signature annual event—a two-day summit in Stockholm that has attracted attendees such as President Barack Obama, Pharrell Williams, Naomi Campbell, and Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon—is on a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Read Full Story

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Celebrated architect and critic Michael Sorkin dies from COVID-19 complications

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The novel coronavirus claims the life of a vocal, progressive leader in the architecture community. Architect, urban planner, author, and critic Michael Sorkin died this week from complications related to COVID-19. The news was first reported by architect Warren James and Archinect . Fast Company has since confirmed his death with Sorkin’s nonprofit Terreform. He was 71. Read Full Story

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Andrew Yang has some concerns about Zoom

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New York’s leading mayoral candidate opens up about opening up, the future of bitcoin, why Manhattan beats Miami, and his problem with Zoom. There’s nobody quite like Andrew Yang, the erstwhile presidential phenomenon whose campaign for a universal basic income found an unlikely ally in the Trump White House—and helped lay the groundwork for direct cash payments during the pandemic. He’s a political outsider who loves to be on the inside; a tech cheerleader who worries about artificial intelligence; a progressive who’s not afraid of Joe Rogan; and now a New York City mayoral candidate who’s . . . never voted for mayor. Read Full Story

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Michael Lewis’s new podcast explores inequality via the coaching boom

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The bestselling author returns with season two of his ‘Against the Rules’ podcast, shifting focus from the decline of referees in society to the proliferation of coaches. Since his first book was published back in 1989, Michael Lewis has been famous for explaining complex concepts and operations to people in a way that both entertains and informs, whether it’s Wall Street ( Liar’s Poker , Flash Boys ), sports analytics ( Moneyball ), Silicon Valley ( The New New Thing ), or government agencies ( The Fifth Risk ). Read Full Story

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