Ravelry, a free social networking service dedicated to knitting, crocheting, and other yarn crafts, recently made a strong public stance against white supremacy in the form of a policy banning content in support of U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration.
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The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal highlights the problem of “surveillance capitalism” in the digital ageThe Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal highlights the problem of “surveillance capitalism” in the digital age
Data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica's scandalous harvesting and use of Facebook user data highlights the urgent need for robust public debate on the emerging problem of “surveillance capitalism” in our increasingly digital society, suggests Jennifer Cobbe, the co-ordinator of Cambridge University's Trustworthy Technologies strategic research initiative.
Anti-semitism, racism and other old white supremacist prejudices die hardAnti-semitism, racism and other old white supremacist prejudices die hard
Anti-semitism, racism and other prejudices are on the rise in most established democracies. Still, silencing white supremacists on the Internet is counterproductive. It would only lead to more senseless acts violence similar to those perpetrated by Anders Breivik and Rhodesia-inspired Dylann Roof.
White People: Don’t Unfriend Your Racist Family Members – YetWhite People: Don’t Unfriend Your Racist Family Members – Yet
Here are 8 things to do before unfriending Uncle Dave on your social media platforms because he doesn’t recognize white privilege or is downright racist.