With the rise of internet activism, you find a lot of people who are incredibly book smart. Sometimes they talk about street or social problems and fall into repeating some of the power relations activists try so hard to break apart. 902 more words
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By Jerry Alatalo
mnesty International (AI) released a controversial report recently on alleged horrors enacted in Syrian prisons which has generated profound debate, uncertainty and emotions. 756 more words
Uber has courted controversy since the ride-sharing company’s inception in 2009. At the time, it made sense that such a disruptive company would cause others concern, but these weren’t typical complaints, ranging from underpaying drivers to disturbing accounts of poor labor practices, all of which ultimately culminated in a… 842 more words
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#FreeMilo The state of free speech on social media continues to decline this week as conservative pundit and self proclaimed dangerous faggot, Milo Yiannopoulos was permanently banned from Twitter on the same day he was speaking at the Republican National Convention.