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Category: Black Politics

My Abridged Green New Deal

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. There has been some confusion about exactly what I meant in my climate change post on Tuesday. Since I’m in no shape to write anything lengthy, this is a perfect opportunity to boil it down to a sentence or two. Here it is: If you’re…

Measles Outbreaks Are Increasing. Experts Think It’s Because of Anti-Vaxxers on Facebook.

David Cheskin/Zuma Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Medical experts warn that the internet could be making more of us sick, pointing to research highlighting how online platforms’ role in boosting vaccination opponents and their baseless theories is fueling infectious disease outbreaks across the world. “Incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases can be…

Facebook Fucks Up Yet Again

Robin Rayne/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. From the LA Times: Facebook makes money by charging advertisers to reach just the right audience for their message — even when that audience is made up of people interested in the perpetrators of the Holocaust or explicitly neo-Nazi music. Despite promises of…