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Here’s how Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and 8chan handle white supremacist content

Here’s how Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and 8chan handle white supremacist content

In light of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, over the weekend, Recode reviewed how these platforms handle content that promotes violence and spreads hateful ideologies.ByUncovering and explaining how our digital world is changing — and changing us.In less than 24 hours on Saturday and Sunday, two mass shootings in , and , have . The back-to-back massacres are raising questions about the role of social media platforms in spreading content that promotes violence and white supremacist ideologies.Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube have been slow to take action against white...

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August 4, 2019
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David Perdue may follow the Trump playbook on Senate election loss

David Perdue may follow the Trump playbook on Senate election loss

David Perdue is striking a Trump-like tone about the election results in Georgia.Republican Sen. David Perdue is sounding an awful lot like President in his reaction to his race against Democrat Jon Ossoff, signaling a willingness for a long fight over the election’s results — and that he may potentially try to cast some doubt on the outcome.In a issued early Wednesday morning, Perdue suggested he’s in this for the long haul: This is an “exceptionally close election that will require time and transparency to be certain the results are fair and accurate and the voices of Georgians are...

Jan 6
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What it would really take to save the economy

What it would really take to save the economy

About four times what Congress is currently proposing, according to one estimate.The clock is ticking on much-needed stimulus for the amid the . Not only is it too late to stop some of the damage, but chances are, any stimulus that does come is going to be much, much too little to be effective.The latest bipartisan offer on the table in Congress is a . It’s a substantial number that’s than Republicans recently proposed. But from economists Adam Hersh and Mark Paul commissioned by the Groundwork Collaborative — a progressive economic think tank — really reviving the United States economy...

Dec 8
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America’s growing fake news problem, in one chart

America’s growing fake news problem, in one chart

Americans consumed twice as much dubious news in 2020 as they did in 2019.America’s problem is getting worse, not better.According to an analysis released by and first reported by s Sara Fischer on Tuesday, websites that provide “unreliable news” increased their share of social media interactions this year. In 2019, 8 percent of engagement with the 100 top-performing news sources on social media was dubious. In 2020, that number more than doubled to 17 percent.NewsGuard, which rates news websites according to reliability, found that people are engaging in a lot more news this year than they...

Dec 22
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Corporate America would like the vaccine now

Corporate America would like the vaccine now

The debate about which workers should get the Covid-19 vaccine next, explained.Uncovering and explaining how our digital world is changing — and changing us.Uber has spent and making sure its workers aren’t classified as such and insisting it’s . Now the company is pushing for its “earners” — the word it uses to refer to its drivers and delivery people so as not to call them workers — to the vaccine.It’s hardly alone in lobbying public health officials and states to put its people near the top of the list.Companies and industry groups from across the economy are undertaking efforts at the...

Dec 21
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Whatever Congress does on stimulus, millions of workers are already screwed

Whatever Congress does on stimulus, millions of workers are already screwed

Even if there’s another stimulus bill, unemployed workers are likely to see a lapse in benefits.Even if Congress gets its act together soon on a new — as is now expected following months of failed negotiations — it has already run out the clock, so much so that millions of unemployed workers will likely still be harmed. It turns out governance via extreme procrastination is not an ideal approach.After months of a will-they-or-won’t-they dance that’s left workers, businesses, and much of the economy in limbo, lawmakers yet again have a potential deal: to help boost the as the rages on. While...

Dec 16
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The House has voted to increase stimulus checks to $2,000. It’s probably dead in the Senate.

The House has voted to increase stimulus checks to $2,000. It’s probably dead in the Senate.

It’s probably dead in the Senate.The House of Representatives has voted to increase the latest round of from $600 to $2,000. Even though President supports the move, it is unlikely to get far in the Senate.On Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held a recorded vote on a standalone bill to increase “economic impact payments” — in other words, stimulus checks — to $2,000. House Democrats attempted a vote by unanimous consent on the matter on Christmas Eve, but . This time, it passed the House by a 275-134 vote.The passed by Congress last week and signed into law by President Trump on Sunday...

Dec 28
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Congress should cancel its Thanksgiving recess and pass another stimulus bill

Congress should cancel its Thanksgiving recess and pass another stimulus bill

12 million Americans are about to lose unemployment insurance. Congress is on recess.Millions of people have had to put their lives on pause and make enormous sacrifices throughout the pandemic — including, now, .If regular people have to skip their holiday with loved ones, then Congress and the White House should cancel theirs, too, and get to work on crafting and passing legislation to help those people ride out the rest of the crisis.Welcome to the 2020 holiday season. Public officials, scientists, and the media are pleading with Americans to to prevent further spread of Covid-19 . The...

Nov 23
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Why Trump and Mitch McConnell are pushing through Fed nominee Judy Shelton

Why Trump and Mitch McConnell are pushing through Fed nominee Judy Shelton

Who is Judy Shelton? Trump’s controversial Fed pick, explained.Back in 2017, she would “love” to be chair of the Federal Reserve but recognized it was unlikely given she was “sort of tagged with this gold bug idea.” Three years later, Shelton isn’t headed for the chairmanship, but she is poised to potentially join the Fed’s seven-member board of governors.Turns out Republicans might not have as many reservations about Shelton as she does herself. Well, at least not all of them.President Donald Trump has nominated Shelton, who advised his 2016 campaign and most recently served as United...

Nov 17
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There are no easy answers on canceling student debt

There are no easy answers on canceling student debt

Alexandria McCurtis, a truck driver in Detroit, would really like to fix the roof of her Detroit home. Standing between her and the $30,000 it would take: her student debt. Lifting that burden would make a meaningful difference in her life.For Robert Kelly of Seattle, forgiveness of his student debts would mean a release from guilt that he worries affects his wife, Natalie. The suicidal thoughts he’s had over it have slowed since their son was born several years ago.For Michelle (a pseudonym), being released from student debt would have meant not having to turn to sex work to pay for...

Mar 15
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