‘I’m slim and privileged – I totally get the mistrust’: Jameela Jamil on controversy and coming out

The star of The Good Place is adored and vilified for speaking out. She talks about attention-seeking, body hair, Twitter feuds with Piers Morgan – and why no one should ever shake hands again Were she another kind of person, Jameela Jamil would have an easy life. Everything seemed to be going her way. First came the break that led to a job presenting Channel 4’s Saturday morning hangover slot, T4, which was followed by a job on Radio 1, before a swift, and unexpected, move to become an actor on the hit US sitcom The Good Place. Yet barely a month goes by without Jamil popping up to ignite some controversy or inflame the kind of commentator incensed by …

Former Gang Members Wanted to Stop Gun Violence in Chicago. Now They’re Fighting the Spread of a Deadly Virus.

On an unseasonably warm Tuesday in early April, 21 people were shot in Chicago. Seven of them died, the highest number of gunfire deaths the city had seen in one day since 2018. Given that Illinois was under a stay-at-home order, the violent flare-up seemed especially grim; among the wounded was a 5-year-old girl sitting on a front porch. The gunshot injuries put further strain on emergency rooms already dealing with an influx of COVID-19 patients.  Six of the shootings took place in Auburn Gresham, a neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side. The day after the bloody Tuesday, around noon, Joshua Coakley joined about two dozen outreach workers on a walk through the streets of this working-class neighborhood. They were on …

Coronavirus: 87pc Indians believe income will go down in the next year, shows survey

As the lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic continues, Indians have been feeling increasingly jittery about their jobs and businesses, with 87 percent of them expecting a fall in household incomes over the next year, according to a survey. Also ReadWhat to do with your money amid coronavirus crisis and market uncertainty The survey, conducted by social media firm LocalCircles, received 17,000 responses from over 150 districts. The firm ran a two-poll survey to gauge the mood of the consumer in the current scenario, and the expected changes in income over the next one year. To the question ‘How do they believe COVID-19 will impact their household income in the next 12 months’ only two percent respondents said they believed their …

Many preppers will die if they don’t do this…

Listen, I want to talk with you about the hottest topic in the survival community right now: how to build a stockpile. The reality is that most preppers will not bug out. They’ll hunker down and so should you… … but only if you have a solid stockpile of food, tools, gear, and medicine. Don’t have one? That’s ok. Dan F. Sullivan, one of the “celebrity bloggers” in the community has made a really really good video on the topic. If you already know Dan, you know he’s fluff-free and has some of the best content out there… Most preppers are getting ready to bug in, you probably knew that. But what you didn’t know is HOW they are doing …