Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: social media

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."

Profit, not free speech, governs media companies’ decisions on controversy

Government rules and regulations do little to limit what television shows, films, music albums, video games and social media content are available to the public.

Facebook is no friend to democracy

If democracy is to survive in this brave new world, mass movements of people will need to organize together to restrain these corporate behemoths and protect our digital commons.

Using fake facts to make us afraid

On immigration and terrorism, the Trump Administration misleads about Its own misleading data.

POPULAR

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

“We are what America looks like”: The trials of ‘the Squad’

“Our squad is big. Our squad includes any person committed to building a more equitable and just world and that is the...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Just hours before Trump unleashed more racist attacks at rally, 137 house Democrats joined...

Just hours before President Donald Trump took to the stage in Greenville, North Carolina and unleashed more racist vitriol against Rep. Ilhan Omar and...

Planet of the surreal

As I turn 75, there’s no simpler way to put it than this: I’m an old man on a new planet --...