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The internet, as per usual, was crazy this week. Donald Trump made enemies of the NBA, NFL, and MLB, Apple decided to take over photography, natural disasters proliferated, The Village Voice published its last print issue… and the list could go on forever.

Here are 10 must-read articles from this week.

  1. NPR: Why you Gonna Get a Real Job?
    Philip Glass and Devonté Hynes try to answer this age old question.
  2. ArtNews: Following Destructive Earthquake, Mexico City Art World Assesses Damage
    Over the past month natural disasters have devastated cities and communities across the world. With an increase in these catastrophic events, what does it mean for the art and cultural artifacts that live in the affected locations?
  3. City Paper: Abuse and Accountability in the Arts Scene: A Reckoning
    A few weeks ago City Paper published an expose on abuse in Baltimore’s art scene…
  4. Paper Magazine: WHY SEXUAL ABUSE IN THE ARTS IS AN EPIDEMIC WE MUST TAKE SERIOUSLY
    …Paper Magazine interviewed authors Maura Callahan and Rebekah Kirkman about their article and the epidemic of abuse in the arts.
  5. The Village Voice: You’re Probably Reading This on an Electronic Device
    The Village Voice published its last printed weekly on Wednesday (sad face)!
  6. New York Times: Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations
    Betsy DeVos is fulfilling her duties as expected, to the detriment of everyone else.
  7. New York Times: Trump Attacks Warriors’ Curry. LeBron James’s Retort: ‘U Bum.’
    Trump rescinded Steph Curry’s invitation to the White House and, by extension, attacked the the rest of the NBA, NFL, and MLB.
  8. e-flux: Trump’s America: Playing the Victim
    Boris Groys looks at Trump’s America in a european perspective. (Honestly, I have not read e-flux in a couple weeks so this could have been published anytime in September.)
  9. BuzzFeed: Kylie Jenner is Pregnant and Twitter is Losing Its Mind
    The title is self-explanatory.
  10. BuzzFeed: How Apple Built An iPhone Camera That Makes Everyone A Professional Photographer
    And, Apple maybe waging a war on photography (at lease professional photographers) with its new iPhone camera.

*All images taken from reference articles*

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