Hi, I'm Amanda Sakuma
a journalist at Medium.
We're Living in the Golden Age of Garbage Sons
From Hunter Biden to the manic trio of brothers from Succession, tortured white men are showcasing the fine art of failing up.
Big Tech Failed to Keep a Massacre From Going Viral
The aftermath of the shooting rampage in Christchurch, New Zealand, exemplified the inherent pitfalls of expecting tech companies to self-police content.
How Sanctuary Cities Became the Greatest Scapegoat
A symbolic fight over sanctuary cities helped derail the entire immigration debate — sinking any lingering hope of comprehensive reform.
Georgia Cops Turned Traffic Stops Into a Pipeline to Deportation
The Intercept
An investigation into skyrocketing arrests in the suburbs of Atlanta shows the early influence of the Trump administration's crackdown on immigration.
My Family Was Interned. Now They’re With Trump.
The New York Times
You'd think their experience of living in Japanese internment camps would make them fearful of a xenophobic candidate like Donald Trump. But guess again.