Tag: Censored Notebook

alternatives-to-policing—the-case-for-public-health-and-community-development-investments
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Jun
2020

Alternatives to Policing—The Case for Public Health and Community Development InvestmentsAlternatives to Policing—The Case for Public Health and Community Development Investments

By Amber Yang As outrage sparks over police brutality, systemic racism, and socio-economic inequality, activists are calling to defund police. Despite other calls for anti-bias training, civilian review processes, and policies that prevent police brutality, the “Defund Police” movement sheds a light on the unprecedented expansion and intensity of policing in the last forty years. […]

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a-strategy-for-global-democracy-and-wealth-sharing
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Jun
2020

A Strategy for Global Democracy and Wealth SharingA Strategy for Global Democracy and Wealth Sharing

By Peter Phillips It is time for power to the people!  Global capitalist inequality contributes directly to health pandemics, environmental degradation, and mass poverty. Elite-corporate oligarchs control the governments and political parties. They use established militarized police states to protect their vast empires of property and money worldwide. The global one percent own half of […]

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hbo’s-foray-into-fake-news-amounts-to-little-more-than-corporate-news-propaganda-“after-truth:-disinformation-and-the-cost-of-fake-news”
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Jun
2020

HBO’s Foray into Fake News Amounts to Little More Than Corporate News Propaganda “After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News”HBO’s Foray into Fake News Amounts to Little More Than Corporate News Propaganda “After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News”

A documentary film review by Nolan Higdon HBO’s After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News benefits from strong storytelling but falls short of addressing the central problems associated with fake news. Director Andrew Rossi’s journey through the politicized world of fake news provides an illuminating and engaging introduction to the topic. The film […]

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zooming-past-equity-in-higher-education:-technocratic-pedagogy-fails-social-justice-test
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May
2020

Zooming Past Equity in Higher Education: Technocratic Pedagogy Fails Social Justice TestZooming Past Equity in Higher Education: Technocratic Pedagogy Fails Social Justice Test

By Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff The response to COVID-19 by governing institutions has altered the lives and practices of people across the nation, including the students, faculty, and staff in higher education. One of the biggest changes in educational institutions has been the increased reliance on Zoom conferences in-place of traditional face-to-face classroom meetings. […]

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“fake-news”:-the-trojan-horse-for-silencing-alternative-news-and-reestablishing-corporate-news-dominance
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May
2020

“Fake News”: The Trojan Horse for Silencing Alternative News and Reestablishing Corporate News Dominance“Fake News”: The Trojan Horse for Silencing Alternative News and Reestablishing Corporate News Dominance

Editor’s Note: We live in interesting times. In recent months, and especially weeks since COVID-19 has worked to dramatically change our lives and daily habits, the struggle to get accurate information in the face of corporate and government censorship and secrecy has intensified. While this isn’t new, it does seem to be ramping up as we also navigate the turbulent […]

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the-censorship-of-inequality-in-the-covid-19-era:-how-corporate-and-market-based-metrics-rule-the-news,-and-why-it-matters
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May
2020

The Censorship of Inequality in the Covid-19 Era: How Corporate and Market-Based Metrics Rule the News, and Why it MattersThe Censorship of Inequality in the Covid-19 Era: How Corporate and Market-Based Metrics Rule the News, and Why it Matters

By Anthony DiMaggio The old adage that “the more things change the more they stay the same” seems particularly appropriate to media coverage in the Covid-19 crisis. Old patterns of media bias have continued, albeit in an intensified form, as pandemic’s effects have intensified over time. Of particular concern are longstanding problems with mass media reporting, as related […]

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their-second-recession:-for-the-second-time-in-their-lives,-millennials-will-head-to-the-polls-with-an-economic-depression-looming
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Apr
2020

Their Second Recession: For the Second Time in Their Lives, Millennials Will Head to the Polls with an Economic Depression LoomingTheir Second Recession: For the Second Time in Their Lives, Millennials Will Head to the Polls with an Economic Depression Looming

By Nolan Higdon On Election Day 2020, millennials face a difficult choice: vote or stay home. Either way, their decision will need to be accompanied by wide-spread activism, something they regularly engage in more than voting. The reason is that millennials, those born between 1981-1996, and Gen Z, those born since 1996, are facing the […]

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their-second-recession:-for-the-second-time-in-their-lives,-millennials-will-head-to-the-polls-with-an-economic-depression-looming
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Apr
2020

Their Second Recession: For the Second Time in Their Lives, Millennials Will Head to the Polls with an Economic Depression LoomingTheir Second Recession: For the Second Time in Their Lives, Millennials Will Head to the Polls with an Economic Depression Looming

By Nolan Higdon On Election Day 2020, millennials face a difficult choice: vote or stay home. Either way, their decision will need to be accompanied by wide-spread activism, something they regularly engage in more than voting. The reason is that millennials, those born between 1981-1996, and Gen Z, those born since 1996, are facing the […]

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