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Jul 2, 2015

/u/mach-2 and /u/rhoner are the focus if this week’s Upvoted by reddit. They discuss racism in the united states; the murder of Freddie Gray; racism in reddit; Youtuber, Kain Carter’s video addressing the Baltimore Riots; Mach-2’s post; the recent announcement banning harassing subreddits; hitchhiking; Today Me, Tomorrow You; and the human potential for generosity.

 

This episode features original music by Andrew Joslyn (/u/AJMuse).

 

This episode is sponsored by Ting and MeUndies.

 

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Kain Carter’s video addressing the Baltimore Riots

/u/Mach-2’s Comment

You can read Mach-2’s new script here.It’s about disparate perspectives on the 1960's New York mafia and gay secret society through the eyes of a transexual cabaret singer and the detective she rats for.

/u/joe-murray’s post about Ting vs Sprint

/u/rhoner’s comment Today You, Tomorrow Me

/u/rhoner’s piece in the New York Times

/u/frankocean’s Tamale recipe

Apr 23, 2015

John Ohanian, Chris Ohanian and Lara Setrakian join me to discuss the 100 year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. We discuss Turkey’s denial of the event; the US government’s unwillingness to officially recognize the genocide; the story of my great grandparents; how we wrestle our Armenian identity, the next 100 years, and Lara’s unique experience in journalism.

 

This episode features John Ohanian, Chris Ohanian, and Lara Setrakian.

 

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Syria Deeply

Innovate Armenia

Homeland Handicrafts

John Ohanian AMA

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