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Not sure about the bandaid solutions provided in this article. Hiding likes may obfuscate our attraction to outrage but it doesn’t do anything to undermine the attention metrics that these platforms run on. As long as info is personalized and promoted according to what the algorithm thinks we are most ...Read More
As apart of Rhizome’s “Info-Wars” program, which explores new forms of political thought emerging online, Josh Citarella’s reports on his ongoing project - Gen Z post-left politigram via podcast. The podcast offers voices of those involved speaking on politigram, and their opinions, which feels extremely genuine and debate like. 🤓 I am not sure if the New Models / Josh Citarella's article has been shared on Relevant but that's also interesting to dive into the subject, (shared) in comments.
E.P.A. Weakens Rules Governing Toxic Water Pollution From Coal Plants The Trump administration on Monday moved to weaken regulations aimed at limiting the seepage of lead, arsenic and other toxic pollution into [drinking] water supplies.
XR's founder assumes that simply by stringently adopting nonviolence while provoking the state, any escalating violence from the state will be seen as illegitimate by the general public in the capital, and will end up growing and empowering the movement. But this would only be the case if XR was ...Read More
I had not come accross this particular use of technology to seek and generate political consensus before, but v-Taiwan looks to be making tangible moves towards better societal engagement on policy decisions without degenerating into the usual on line shout fests we see. If anyone has any more information on ...Read More
"Simply using the term rankles. White people don’t like being called White. It’s taken as a threat that they might suffer the fate of the Other one day. Whiteness is meant to confer a kind of…"
Google has made “substantial” contributions to some of the most notorious climate deniers in Washington despite its insistence that it supports political action on the climate crisis. 😑
This youtube Democracy Now is the best/current information I could find on progressive Kurdish Rojava ( anti-capitalist, feminist, equality-seeking ) societal movement in Syria and the imminent threat/annihilation to come with Turkish invasion as US forces pull out. This war is unfortunately not being covered by mainstream media.
interesting read if u like geopolitics/analysis/intelligence/etc. bellingcat consistently puts out quality journalism
This is from a year ago, but still very relevant. This quote in particular made me consider the toxic aspects of identity politics in a new light: "What can we do about identity politics? ...Read More
Great piece by @shivaaaamm, teen journalist for i-D Magazine, writing about his generations experience with politics online. "Neo-fascists are using social media platforms to spread racism, homophobia, transphobia and sexism. " ...Read More
"Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in October 1966 in Oakland, California. The Panthers practiced militant self-defense against the US government and fought to establish revolutionary socialism through mass organizing and community-based programs.At its peak in 1969, the party had a membership of 10,000. ...Read More