Posts Tagged ‘social’

You know social justice has become a corporate joke when Goldman Sachs are enforcing boardroom gender & race quotas

Now it’s turning its hand to social justice, with the absurd idea declaration that it will no longer back Initial Public Offerings from companies whose boards are occupied solely by straight white men. This ultimatum was delivered with a straight face by the bank’s CEO David Solomon to an audience of head-nodding social justice warriors […]

New research: Social media found to harm mental health, particularly in developing countries

(Natural News) For many people, social media provides the ultimate escape, an opportunity to peer into the daily lives of the rich and famous, or even just to see what their neighbors across the road are getting up to. What many of us don’t realize, however, is that several studies have linked […]

After US killing of Iran’s Soleimani, narrative control on social media is getting worse

Attempts by American-based social media behemoths to silence or censor voices critical of the establishment-approved narrative is nothing new, but this trend seems to have intensified lately.  Just in the past several days, following the criminal US assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, Instagram and Facebook have been removing posts supportive of Soleimani, even profile […]

ADL tells Congress to curb online hate speech if social media giants won’t

ADL tells Congress to curb online hate speech if social media giants won’t Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2020/01/16/adl-tells-congress-to-curb-online-hate-speech-if-social-media-giants-wont/ Hits: 20

US Clearing Anti-War Voices Off Social Media in Vast Censorship Operation

Darius Shahtahmasebi, The Mind Unleashed Waking Times Instagram and its parent company Facebook are removing posts that appear to be in support of the late Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in order to comply with U.S. sanctions, a company spokesperson recently told CNN. “We operate under U.S. sanctions laws, including those related to the U.S. government’s designation of […]

Homelessness and Social Dislocation Across Canada. If Housing Is a Right We Should Take It

In Toronto and across Canada, homelessness has reached proportions that no rational and just society would tolerate and it constitutes an emergency situation. The Trump Administration, seeing levels of destitution in California that are producing social dislocation, is preparing for a brutal crackdown on the homeless. We would do well to understand how close we […]

Ricky Gervais divides social media after he eviscerates ‘woke’ Hollywood hypocrites in scorching opening monologue at the Golden Globes

   Ricky Gervais skewered ‘woke’ Hollywood, made jokes about Jeffrey Epstien, Harvey Weinstein and Prince Andrew, and tackled topics such as MeToo and ISIS as he left his A-list audience wincing during his opening monologue at the 77th Golden Globe awards. Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro, and Gwyneth Paltrow were left with stunned looks on […]

Twenty questions for 2020 that point to a year of unprecedented social, political and financial chaos

(Natural News) Events are now shaping up that will make 2020 one of the most historic (and challenging) years of our lives. With so many events converging into potential for conflict or collapse — social, political, financial, geological — this is going to be a year that none of us will ever […]

Grassroots Democracy And The Social Production Of Housing

Venezuela’s cities have given birth to a powerful social movement aiming at urban reorganization through self-governed assembly processes. Rigel Sergent is a spokesperson for a powerful tenants’ anti-eviction movement called Movimiento de Inquilinas (henceforth “Inquilinas”). That movement forms part of the Movimiento de Pobladoras (henceforth “Pobladoras”) which is a wide platform for urban struggle. Earlier […]

Universities Rolling Out Social Credit Systems To Socially Engineer Students, This Will BACKFIRE

December 28, 2019 By Timcast Activist Post Editor’s Note: As Americans point to China’s surveillance and social credit apparatus as the worst that Communism can offer, most are still unaware of how many similar systems are rolling out across the U.S. The latest example of social credit “lite” is being brought into American universities with […]

AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES ARE USING SOCIAL CREDIT SYSTEMS TO TRACK STUDENTS

Universities across the country are using the so-called SpotterEDU app to connect with apps on students’ smartphones for the purpose of boosting their “attendance points.” The app also sees their absences and logs that information into a campus database that tracks them. “They want those points,” Syracuse University Professor Jeff Rubin, who teaches Introduction […]

What’s Your Social Credit Score?

December 27, 2019 By Truthstream Media We live in a cybernetic society, which is about continuous surveillance, data collection and analysis. The Chinese government has begun to implement the tracking, monitoring and labeling of its 1.4 billion citizens into categories of trustworthiness — also known as social credit.  From their own State Council document, this […]

Venezuela: Social Program Meets Goal, Delivers 3 Million Homes

Venezuela: Social Program Meets Goal, Delivers 3 Million Homes Above Photo: Dwillings built through the Venezuelan Great Housing Mission (GMVV), 2019. | Photo: Twitter / @jaarreaza The new goal of the social housing program is to deliver at least 500,000 new dwellings in 2020. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro Thursday announced that the Venezuelan Great Housing Mission (GMVV) achieved its 2019 goal by completing […]

How do you know woke ‘Star Wars’ is a failure? When social justice warriors start blaming ‘Russian bots’

The latest – and perhaps the last – installment in the saga, ‘The Rise of Skywalker,’ premiered the weekend before Christmas. While the box office receipts have reportedly been anemic, Rotten Tomatoes review averages show that the audience liked it as much as 2015’s ‘The Force Awakens.’ By contrast, critics hated it – almost as […]

Social Media and Social Control: How Silicon Valley Serves the US State Department

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is in the spotlight for “dining with far-right figures,” and their influence over the information that appears in your feed is apparent. However, Facebook isn’t the only Silicon Valley firm that’s masquerading as nonpartisan as it curates the “facts” you see in ads, posts, or searches: Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and others are […]

The Campus Social Justice Warrior’s Guide To Celebrating Christmas

Authored by Daniel Payne via The College Fix, Ahh, it’s that time again: reportedly the most wonderful time of the year. You’re back home, no longer in your drafty dorm room eating lukewarm ramen out of a microwaved Tupperware bowl. You’re with your family. You’re surrounded by sleigh bells, carolers, a warm and glowing Christmas […]

Social Ecology: Radicalizing The Climate Movement

Social Ecology: Radicalizing The Climate Movement Above photo: Students protesting for climate justice in Taranto, Italy, September 2019. Photo by Massimo Todaro / Shutterstock.com The struggle for climate justice cannot limit its focus to environmental issues. It is the hierarchical system as a whole that is threatening our planet and our lives. It is not up […]

BBC Director-General Calls for Media Critics to Be Purged From Social Media

In the face of a mountain of condemnation over how it provided a key role in helping Boris Johnson win last week’s UK general elections, BBC Director-General Baron Hall of Birkenhead has called for the corporation’s critics to be purged from the internet. “The conspiracy theories that abound are frustrating…some of the abuse…is sickening. It […]

Trump’s proposed social security change could slash disability benefits for thousands

Mike’s Notes: Ebenezer S. Trump and the GOP strike again. In a move that only a Grinch could like, the Trump administration, with the support of the Republican party is trying to balance the US budget on the backs of those least able to afford it. This proposal would cut off Social Security for the […]

Now The People Speak: International Congress Of Social Communicators

“If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” Malcolm X From December 2 through 5, 1,700 international and local journalists and media activists gathered in Venezuela to network and brainstorm on how to break the domination of the corporate […]

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