2019-01-14: Social Media Postees

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The Twitter Smearing of Corbyn and Assange
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-01-14
Historian and U.K. analyst Mark Curtis checks out the Twitter accounts of journalists whose names have been associated with the Integrity Initiative, a British "counter disinformation" program. By Mark Curtis British Foreign Policy Declassified The U.K.-financed Integrity Initiative, managed by… Read more ?…
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Danny Lim brutalisation puts NSW Police on notice
kathy_f | greenleft.org.au | 2019-01-14
The brutalisation of former Strathfield councillor now full-time solo protester Danny Lim sparked a snap protest on January 13 called by a young man who had also been harassed by the police. | About 150 people gathered outside NSW Police Command near Darling Harbour following news of the 74-year-old's bashing by police a couple of days earlier at Barangaroo. Video footage of the bashing, his calls for help and his subsequent bruising went viral. Lim was also concerned…
greenleft.org.au/content/danny-lim-brutalisation-puts-nsw-police-notice

ENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 11Enero
Red Latina sin fronteras | indybay.org | 2019-01-14
comunicaciones e información para la liberación | redlatinasinfronteras.sur@gmail.com | twitter.com/#!/RedLatinaSinFro
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/01/12/1882029…

As Congresswoman 'Keeps Kicking Ass' on Social Media, Ocasio-Cortez Rejects Idea 'Some Subjects Too Complex for Everyday People'
Jake Johnson, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-01-14
"I inherently reject the paternalistic idea that some subjects are too complex for everyday people to engage. If we present compelling, solid info plus commonsense arguments, we can win," the New York congresswoman wrote on Twitter | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2019/01/14/congres…

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston in hot water over disabled role in 'The Intouchables' remake
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-14
Actor Bryan Cranston is facing a social media backlash for playing a disabled character in his latest movie because he is not actually disabled — a casting decision which some people have found highly problematic. | …
rt.com/usa/448794-bryan-cranston-disable…

Trump savages 'Elizabeth Warren beer catastrophe,' as shutdown debate drags on
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-14
Against the backdrop of a government shutdown and withdrawal from Syria, President Trump still found time to engage in his favorite, least presidential hobby: insulting political rival and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren. | …
rt.com/usa/448787-trump-warren-twitter-b…

'Captain America' lambastes Sen. Graham on Twitter, calling him the Smithers to Trump's Mr. Burns
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-14
Actor Chris Evans, aka Captain America, has launched a scathing attack on South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham on Twitter over the Republican's perceived "shameful 180" on President Donald Trump and his policies. | …
rt.com/usa/448778-captain-america-lindse…

How Not to Build a "Great, Great Wall": A Timeline of Border Fortification
Shared by candice | truthout.org | 2019-01-14
The point was less to actually build "the wall" than to constantly announce the building of the wall. "We started building our wall. I'm so proud of it," Donald Trump tweeted. "What a thing of beauty." | In fact, no wall, or certainly not the " big, fat, beautiful" one pr…
truthout.org/articles/how-not-to-build-a…

Egypt University Expels Woman Student for Hugging Male Friend
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-01-13
Egypt's Al-Azhar university on Sunday said it had expelled a female student after she appeared in a video hugging a male colleague, accusing her of undermining the school's reputation. | RELATED: | Saudi Woman Arrives in Canada After Being Granted Asylum | The video, which went viral earlier this month, showed a young man carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a young woman and then hugging her in what appeared to be a marriage proposal.
telesurenglish.net/news/Egypt-University…

5 dead after massive snowstorm pummels US Midwest (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-13
A winter storm that buried the US Midwest in snow has resulted in at least five roadway deaths. Photos and videos posted to social media show the storm's chaotic aftermath. | …
rt.com/usa/448692-midwest-storm-st-louis…

AT&T Stops Selling Location Data of Americans to Bounty Hunters
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-01-12
(ZH) — After Motherboard gave a bounty hunter a phone number and a few hundred bucks, their contact responded with a screenshot of Google Maps, containing a highlighted circle indicating the phone's exact location. Motherboard then released a report on Tuesday, showing how T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T are selling their customers' location data, and some of that data was ending up in the hands of bounty …

AT&T Stops Selling Location Data of Americans to Bounty Hunters

'Bird Box challenge' craze: Blindfolded US teen crashes car into oncoming traffic
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-12
A Utah teen attempting to drive while blindfolded has caused a highway crash, jettisoning common sense in her enthusiasm to participate in the viral 'Bird Box challenge' based on the Netflix horror film. | …
rt.com/usa/448630-bird-box-blindfolded-c…

'No chaos at White House, but me almost alone with a plan' — Trump
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-12
Donald Trump went on a morning Twitter rant against media bias and Democrats who refuse to solve the border wall problem as the government shutdown breaks the record as the longest in history. | …
rt.com/usa/448676-trump-white-house-chao…

Twitter erupts after NYT reveals FBI probe into Trump-Russia links that lead… nowhere
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-12
Russiagate disciples are squealing with joy after the New York Times wrote about the FBI apparently probing if Trump was secretly working for the Russians. In fact, the article states there is no evidence to support the theory. | …
rt.com/usa/448664-fbi-investigate-trump-…

'Like virus telling you not to wash hands': Lee Camp checks WHO's behind Senate Russiagate report
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-12
A recent report for US Senate claimed that the apparently all mighty 'Russian trolls' had their fingers in 2016 elections, even using Pokemon Go for their cause. Lee Camp takes on the supposedly biased free 'bombshell.' | …
rt.com/news/448656-lee-camp-russiagate-f…

Everything the Western Mainstream Media Outlets Get Wrong When Covering Poor Countries
Tamara Pearson | counterpunch.org | 2019-01-11
If you want to find out what's happening in a poor country, be sure to add tourists to your Google News search. "Canadian and Italian tourists feared kidnapped in Burkina Faso," was the recent headline in the BBC, a day after clashes there claimed 46 lives. The BBC didn't cover the clashes online, nor did they…
counterpunch.org/2019/01/11/everything-t…

Pennsylvanians Should Know How the State Police Is Monitoring Social Media
ACLU | aclu.org | 2019-01-10
The Pennsylvania State Police is blocking access to its social-media-monitoring policy by claiming it could harm "public safety." | "Sunshine is the best disinfectant.", , That's a line that is used so much that it's become almost trite. But it's oft-repeated because it is so true. And here in the Keystone State, the Pennsylvania State Police is doing everything in its power to block access to its policy on monitoring social media. So we're headed to the state Supreme Court to get it. | The ACLU of Pennsylvania's attempt to obtain the st…
aclu.org/blog/privacy-technology/surveil…

Episode Four: Murder in Broad Daylight
Murderville, GA | theintercept.com | 2019-01-10
Subscribe to the Murderville podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Radio Public, iHeart Radio, and other platforms. | William Carroll Bennett a…
theintercept.com/2019/01/10/murderville-…

Rashida Tlaib: The Senate's Anti-BDS Bill Is an Unconstitutional Attack on Free Speech
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-01-08
A new Senate bill would allow state and local governments to boycott any U.S. companies which are engaged in a boycott against Israel. We speak with Congressmember Rashida Tlaib, who has come out out against the bill, tweeting, "They forgot what country they represent. This is the U.S. where boycotting is a right & part of our historical fight for freedom & equality. Maybe a refresher on our U.S. Constitution is in order, then get back to opening up our government instead of taking our rights away."
www.democracynow.org/2019/1/8/rashida_tl…

How we can defeat the neo-Nazis
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-01-08
On January 5, convicted neo-Nazi criminals Blair Cottrell, Neil Erikson and their followers, gathered on the foreshore of St Kilda Beach to vilify Sudanese Australians and once again scapegoat that community as "African gangs". | The group of 100 to 150 predominantly white males from various neo-Nazi gangs — The Lads, Soldiers of Odin and the Proud Boys — were racist and hostile towards the gathering counter protesters. | Erikson, a convicted stalker and former head of the neo-Nazi group the United Patriot Front, knows how to do hate speech and play the game on social media. The rally to "reclaim St K…
greenleft.org.au/content/how-we-can-defeat-neo-nazis

A Tough Time to Be a Spy, NPR Reports – Current and former CIA officials are only sources for story on espionage getting harder
Belen Fernandez | fair.org | 2019-01-06
NPR ( 1/3/19) reports on the CIA finding it harder to sneak into other countries to commit espionage. | Imagine, for a moment, that a prominent media outlet in Iran decided to produce a story about the trials of being an Iranian spy in this technological day and age–in which the all-pervasiveness of surveillance mechanisms and social media complicates slightly the process of entering other countries under false identities. | It's safe to assume that the United States would find this…
fair.org/home/a-tough-time-to-be-a-spy-n…

#LogOutFacebook: Because of You, We Did. Thank You!
Vanessa Mbonu@naacpnet | naacp.org | 2018-12-27
Thank you. During the week-long #LogOutFacebook protest, you were joined by thousands of advocates, celebrities, elected officials and partners to take a stand, to let Facebook know that they need to do better. You made it known that you will no longer tolerate privacy breaches, hate speech, bias, and misinformation. This logout cycle is done, but our […] | The post #LogOutFacebook: Because of You, We Did. Thank You! appeared first on NAACP.
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