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World Dispatch: We’re exhausted with America (and pretty tired of voice assistants, too)

On today’s episode, an activist turned ICE target and a chatty Amazon Alexa.

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World Dispatch: We’re exhausted with America (and pretty tired of voice assistants, too)

On today’s episode, an activist turned ICE target and a chatty Amazon Alexa.

Tired of the daily news doom and gloom? Looking to explore curious stories from weird corners of the internet? Every Monday through Thursday, we bring you stories about Power, Culture, and the Future. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated. Hosted by the inimitable Aaron Edwards. Here’s what we have for today's episode.

Gaby Del Valle meets Ravi Ragbir, an activist who helped shield people from deportation. Now Ragbir is trying to avoid deportation himself, as his activism has him on ICE’s radar.

Paris Martineau has less pressing issues. She wants to listen to the Hamilton soundtrack, but her Alexa is way too talkative. She staged an intervention with the gadget she hates to love.

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