Civil Rights

20 Mar 19
UMMnews

20 Mar 2019; DW: The investigation claims at least 14 civilians were killed as a result of airstrikes targeting al-Shabab insurgents. US-led airstrikes in Somalia have tripled under the Trump administration and look set to increase. A damning new report by Amnesty International accuses US military forces of killing at least 14 civilians and injuring eight […]

20 Mar 19
Anima Monday

Danni Lang is the woman behind the popular YouTube channel Esoteric Moment.  If you haven’t visited, it is a lovely place. She describes it as an online, sacred grove. To me it feels like popping over to a neighbour’s kitchen for tea and a nice chat about books and various other things that make life […]

20 Mar 19
NYDaily.news

Facebook is taking steps to clean up its platform for housing, employment and credit advertisers and civil rights groups who have asked for targeting controls. The social network says that it has reached a settlement with the National Fair Housing Alliance…

20 Mar 19
Truth is difficult but essential; to find, to understand, to accept

John Ward is correct. Great article, the frustration shines through. The UK is in deep trouble because of the sheer numbers of traitors in Parliament and the Civil Service. I wish the US could spare The Donald for a while, we need someone like him in the UK right now… The Slog – BREXIT: AN […]

20 Mar 19
Multicultural Meanderings

Thoughtful and nuanced distinctions by Rothman: The racist terrorist who took the lives of at least 49 Muslims in the attack on two New Zealand mosques last week wanted to start “a civil war that will eventually balkanize the US along political, cultural and, most importantly, racial lines.” The attacker wrote those words in a […]

20 Mar 19
Q13 FOX News

(CNN) — Facebook is paying nearly $5 million to settle several lawsuits that alleged its advertising platform allowed for discrimination in housing, employment and credit ads. From November 2016 to September 2018, the company was hit with five discrimination lawsuits and charges from civil rights and labor organizations, workers and individuals. The allegations claimed Facebook’s […]