Thursday, May 28, 2020

A huge victory for online privacy advocates

As AT&T and Time Warner plan to merge, new FCC rules on broadband privacy show how today “Big Media” also means “Big Data.”

Eight ways to strengthen our democracy beyond voting

The strength of our civic life depends on what we do outside elections.

CNN fires interim DNC chair for leaking debate questions to Clinton campaign

Brazile, who took over from Debbie Wasserman Schultz as DNC chair in July, has been exposed by Wikileaks for emailing debate questions to the Clinton campaign ahead of time.

Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users by Race

Facebook’s system allows advertisers to exclude black, Hispanic, and other “ethnic affinities” from seeing ads.
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WATCH: Report Back on Militarized Police Raid of DAPL Resistance Camp

"Yesterday was a really shameful moment for this country and where we stand."

The Same Day White Armed Occupiers Were Acquitted, Peaceful Native American Activists Were Tear...

Under no circumstances should it be acceptable for peaceful protesters in North Dakota to be attacked and arrested, while armed occupiers in Oregon are either left alone or amicably reasoned with.

AT&T, Time Warner and the Death of Privacy

All your internet searches and preferences, all gathered and “vertically integrated,” sold to police and perhaps, in the future, to any number of AT&T’s corporate customers.

Tom Frank (and We) Describe How the Anti-Trump Was Destroyed

It is a mistake to brush off a primary with huge significance.

Study Confirms Network Evening Newscasts Have Abandoned Policy Coverage For 2016 Campaign

It’s troubling that the networks have decided this year to walk away from their responsibility to help inform voters about key issues of public concern.

Actor Mark Ruffalo Joins Activists In ND To Protest Dakota Access Pipeline

Ruffalo opposes the DAPL and says Leonardo DiCaprio is likely to soon join him in North Dakota.