Saturday, November 27, 2021

Tag: social media

Far-right groups move to messaging apps as tech companies crack down...

For years, social media allowed far-right violent extremists to recruit and organize on a multitude of platforms.

5 ways to push the climate conversation on social media

If all else fails, amplify the methane out of positive social norms!!!

From porn to tweets and online bullying; The Age of Abuse

Unity, cooperation and tolerance are the pre-eminent values of the time.

25 Dallas police officers face disciplinary measures for bigoted social media...

“We hope this is shifting the conversations in the department away from a them-versus-us mentality and into a community policing mentality.”

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.

Stop social media platforms from spreading hateful content

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

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

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

The American Social Contract

Based on responses to polls, a majority of us – Republicans, Democrats, and Independents – have consistently agreed to 5 simple principles. This is the American Social Contract.

5 ways new movement leaders are effecting change

Today, new movements are working with more established organizations to capitalize on their wide-reaching networks.

#MeToo campaign for Sudanese teen highlights the need to end Western...

Noura Hussein, who was sentenced to death in Sudan for killing "rapist husband," was recently changed to five years in prison because of “Sudanese activists, themselves raising the profile of this case, is what [got the attention of] international circles."

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Normalizing vigilantism? The American right’s reaction to the Rittenhouse verdict

“This might be interpreted across the far right as a type of permission slip to do this kind of thing or to seek out altercations in this way.”

Sociology can help the climate crisis

Climate change is caused by people acting in groups, after all, and sociology is the study of people acting in groups.

Ethiopia conflict by US design

The U.S. and her puppets (UK, EU etc) have, to the incredulity of many, stood behind the terrorists and not the government of Ethiopia, or the Ethiopian people.

The big industry that COP26 failed to tackle

Our broken and inhumane food system is a huge source of emissions, so why isn’t it a major part of the climate solution?
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How unaccountable institutions are shaping your life

Three centers of power increasingly dominate our lives: The Supreme Court, the Federal Reserve, and Big Tech.