Category: Social media

Historian Meacham: America Has Followed the ‘Devices and Desires’ of White People’s Hearts

Historian Meacham: America Has Followed the ‘Devices and Desires’ of White People’s Hearts

In the midst of the ongoing national search for racial justice, one of the most prominent American historians is offering the nation a path towards reconciliation.
Biden’s Campaign Strategy: ‘Not Going to Put Him on TikTok Doing Weird Dances, Going To Accentuate Best Qualities’

Biden’s Campaign Strategy: ‘Not Going to Put Him on TikTok Doing Weird Dances, Going To Accentuate Best Qualities’

While some may see presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden as largely absent from online campaigning, the Biden campaign has made a strategic decision to spotlight the candidate where it shows "his best qualities," according to journalist Sam Stein.
Facebook Deleting Posts Promoting Lockdown Protests To Combat ‘Harmful Misinformation’

Facebook Deleting Posts Promoting Lockdown Protests To Combat ‘Harmful Misinformation’

Facebook--the social media giant which has been at the center of such wide-ranging scandals as the Russian campaign to interfere with the 2016 US presidential election to the effort to distribute a so-called "deepfake" of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi which made her appear intoxicated--has taken action to remove posts which promote the protests around the United States challenging the lockdown conditions in place to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to company chief Mark Zuckerberg.
Bernie Sanders Says Joe Biden Will Become ‘a More Progressive Candidate’

Bernie Sanders Says Joe Biden Will Become ‘a More Progressive Candidate’

Bernie Sanders may no longer be running for president himself, but the senator from Vermont plans to stay very involved in the campaign, almost like a "progressive coach" of sorts for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
My Oops, or Chick Fil A Trying to Have It Both Ways on Bigotry

My Oops, or Chick Fil A Trying to Have It Both Ways on Bigotry

I apologize for my enthusiasm in believing that our progressive might could have made a real difference in this case.
Talk Host Gets Boot in Colo: It May Not Be Censorship, but It’s Still a Tragedy

Talk Host Gets Boot in Colo: It May Not Be Censorship, but It’s Still a Tragedy

Our media should not be such hermetically sealed, tribalistic bubbles as to not tolerate the sort of questioning of Donald Trump that Craig Silverman was engaged in.
Facebook Finally Does The Right Thing; This Time Twitter Lets Us Down

Facebook Finally Does The Right Thing; This Time Twitter Lets Us Down

Even if Dorsey and his Twitter colleagues don’t see the benefit just in being a good corporate citizen, there are other savvy reasons to protect the whistleblower.
If ‘Pierre Delecto’ Harms Mitt Romney’s Career, the Voters are Fools

If ‘Pierre Delecto’ Harms Mitt Romney’s Career, the Voters are Fools

If the voters of Utah were to punish Romney in any way for this Pierre Delecto business, they are fools.
Let’s Talk About The 7th Maryland Congressional District

Let’s Talk About The 7th Maryland Congressional District

Let’s talk about Maryland’s 7th Congressional District, the subject of Trump’s latest weird tweetstorm, and aside from reminding Donald Trump that he actually is the president of Maryland’s 7th Congressional District, let’s look at it just from a “facts” standpoint first.
Jennifer Granholm to Mia Love: More Republicans Like You Should Come out and Tell Trump, ‘Enough Is Enough’

Jennifer Granholm to Mia Love: More Republicans Like You Should Come out and Tell Trump, ‘Enough Is Enough’

The first black female Republican elected to Congress took Donald Trump to task for his ongoing string of racist tweets attacking non-white Democratic figures.