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whoa "metal nails, fingernails pulled out, electric shocks – takes place in the “black room.” Punishment is a constant. The prisoners are forced to take pills and get injections. It’s for disease prevention, the staff tell them, but in reality they are the human subjects of medical experiments. Many of the ...Read More
"The largest crowdfunding site in the world puts up a mirror to who we are and what matters most to us. Try not to look away."
"Journalists at the New York Times and its own standards editor say that getting continually dragged by other journalists for not giving credit is embarrassing."
Great and thoughtful Facebook post by Extinction Rebellion Scotland showing once more the importance of this movement we are able to witness. “In the last week, two widely-shared images have summed up deep-rooted problems at the heart of the Extinction Rebellion movement. One, a white man wearing a suit jacket being pulled off the top of a Tube train by people needing to get to work. In Canning Town, a mostly working ...Read More
"‎We dragged Bo into the studio to record a fantastic episode with @jonomilo from the @crybabysleep podcast to talk about all of the state-sanctioned executions that have been validated this week by the highest courts in the land! Never fear, we can't possibly run out of cops to hate because ...Read More
Really into this call for journalists to include more solution-based narratives in tech reporting but also #Zucksucks “We need a public not only skeptical of Big Tech, but capable of navigating policy debates and ready to conceive of a technological world different from the one we live in.”
“I think we live in a society that fetishizes and encourages personal ambition in all kinds of ways, including by creating all these levels of precarity and insecurity. The stakes of winning are so high, and everybody is so scared. While we encourage our personal ambition, we diminish and discourage ...Read More
"The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court found that the FBI may have violated the rights of potentially millions of Americans — including its own agents and informants — by improperly searching through information obtained by the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance program."
If you are at all particularly interested in the study/cure of cancer, I highly suggest watching this very long (what some may consider "conspiracy") AIDS/cancer/autoimmune lecture that has greatly changed the way I think about cancer and common notions of disease. It will take a lot of time to watch ...Read More
The long term profitability strategy of the ride-share, scooter, meal-delivery apps is to sell user financial information. The author totally misses this crucial point. The goal right now is to continue growing the user base, profit will come later.
"An exclusive first look at the upcoming Women, Peace, and Security Index shows how these countries might surprise you—and why it’s strategic to care."
"Land acknowledgments as acts of institutional inclusion obscure the antagonism that follows from genocide"
“Migration is not only a consequence of imperial development but is also at its foundation.” #imperialism
“[...]shattering the glass ceiling is portrayed as benefiting women of all races equally. It won’t. It isn’t meant to, and they often slip and remind us what they really think.” #racism #appropriation