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  1. A Modern Lynching, Bodega Defenders and Zimbabwe’s Elections

    Know This: Authorities in New Hampshire are investigating the attempted hanging of an 8-year-old biracial boy as a potential hate crime. U.S. government departments have stopped using software from Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab over concerns about Kremlin ties. And a tech startup promising to put bodegas out of business has raised the internet’s ire.

    Watch This: Zimbabwe says it will use biometric registration technology for the first time in its elections next year, meaning all voters must register anew by January.

    Come See Us: OZY and WGBH have teamed up to create a provocative new show for PBS, Third Rail With OZY. The show tapes every Friday in NYC in front of a live studio audience. Want to get in on the action? Sign up here. We’re also hosting a watch party this Friday, Sept. 15 at The Well in Brooklyn. RSVP here to attend!

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