Jun 1, 2018

Women bandits, language bias and … yep, those tariffs

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We dive into the history and psychology of female robbers, the ones in the real world and also the ones on the big screen in "Ocean's 8." Also, how new tariffs affect the U.S. credibility, biased language in job listings…

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The feminism behind "Ocean's 8"

"This is really just a story about women who are excellent at their jobs — they just happen to be criminals," said Olivia Milch, co-writer and producer for "Ocean's 8."
(L-R) Sandra Bullock as Debbie Ocean, Cate Blanchett as Lou, Rihanna as Nine Ball, Mindy Kaling as Amita, Awkwafina as Constance, Helena Bonham Carter as Rose, Anne Hathaway as Daphne Kluger and Sarah Paulson as Tammy in Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' "Oceans 8," a Warner Bros. Pictures release.
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FIFA gets countries to bend laws all the time. Why nothing on LGBT laws in Russia?

Jun 1, 2018
FIFA and Russia lay down the law, but corporate sponsors have influence too.
Fans fly the rainbow flag before the game between New York City and Los Angeles FC at Banc of California Stadium on May 13, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
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5 things you should know about women who heist

Jun 1, 2018
Surprise ... it's not much like "Ocean's 8."
An office worker, circa 1955, fetches bond certificates from the vault of the Toronto General Trusts Corp., which is secured by a massive fifteen ton door.
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