Friday, December 13, 2019

Tag: Facebook

Is it time to regulate or nationalize Facebook?

Has Facebook gone from merely being a destination on the internet to something so interwoven in our lives that it should now be considered part of the commons and regulated as such?

Time to ‘break Facebook up,’ Sanders says after leaked docs show...

“As I have been saying the privacy frame is bullshit,” said another critic. “Facebook is all about criminal behavior to monopolize ad money.”

Big tech platforms have had a “profound negative effect on democracy.”...

“People of all political stripes understand that there’s a problem here.”

How this database is tracking and exposing officers’ bigoted Facebook posts

It’s found more than 5,000 racist, sexist, and Islamophobic Facebook posts and comments by law enforcement.

Libra: Facebook’s audacious bid for global monetary control

Payments can happen cheaply and easily without banks or credit card companies. This has now been demonstrated – not in the United...

Stop social media platforms from spreading hateful content

Tell social media platforms to stop the spread of hateful content online.

Facebook hires Koch-funded climate deniers for ‘fact-checking’

Fighting fake news with more fake news is a sure recipe for disaster. Especially during a climate emergency.

‘Zuckerberg must resign now’: Outrage after report shows Facebook let corporate...

"No one should trust Facebook until they change their business model."

Human rights in 2018 – ten issues that made headlines

Here we highlight some of the rights challenges that captured the world’s attention this year, illustrating the struggle to secure human rights is far from over.

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Watch for Pelosi’s brilliant move: She won’t fall into the Republicans’ deadly trap

If Trump somehow escapes removal by impeachment the jury will cast their votes in the 2020 elections and they will, without question, find him guilty as charged.

The (progressive) case against Mayor Pete

Footage of Mayor Peter praising the Tea Party at a 2010 conference and calling for more bipartisanship is not a good look for the millions of Americans hoping to chart a more progressive course post 2020.
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.

Demand for water is rising; study shows drinking water at risk from climate change

"Immediate action is required to safeguard the future of the world’s most important and vulnerable water towers."

US soldiers charged with selling drugs in connection to fatal overdose

“Tragically, this is not the first time my Office has charged people in connection with the overdose death of a concert-goer at the Electric Zoo festival.”