Thursday, July 18, 2024

Tag: TikTok

New bill that would effectively ban TikTok in US passes House

The bill would ban TikTok in the U.S. unless the social media platform's parent company, ByteDance, divests its holdings.

90 seconds to midnight

The question now is whether such a 12:01, a future without the Doomsday Clock, without the existential threats of nuclear weapons and climate change is even imaginable.

The RESTRICT Act could ban TikTok and other foreign-based technologies

The bill would allow the Department of Commerce to review and ban any foreign-based technologies that pose a risk to national security by use of Americans' user data.

“Libs of TikTok” and the right’s war on public education

This seems like the ultimate end game of all these attacks on public education.

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UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Appeals court dismisses case against Biden administration for complicity in alleged Gaza genocide

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Why protests work, even when not everybody likes them

Protest movements take a gamble when they unsettle the status quo. But it is a risk worth taking.

Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

Protesters condemned U.S. politicians on both sides of the aisle for sending weapons to Israel amid what they described as genocide in Gaza.

Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.