1. Stop worrying about the deficit 2. Stop making policy needlessly complex. 3. Stop “targeting” government benefits at the poor. 4. Stop leaving job creation to the capitalists Source: 4 dumb ideas … Continue reading Four bad habits Democrats will have to break if they want to create truly bold economic policy
Even Fox News is getting into the debate.. and Tucker Carlson didn’t really seem to fight it that hard. Source: Do we need a federal job guarantee? | Fox News Video Continue reading Do we need a federal job guarantee?
Generating convincing audio and video of fake events Using neural networks to create a fake interview with Françoise Hardy at the rough age of 20, 53 years ago! Source: Fake news: you ain’t … Continue reading Fake news: you ain’t seen nothing yet
They complain America is running out of money only when it comes to helping the poor. Its interesting how there is not enough money to help people but when it comes to fighting wars, there is never a peep about affordability. Source: Why don’t deficit hawks care about the cost of military adventurism? – … Continue reading Why don’t deficit hawks care about the cost of military adventurism?
A video I just directed and edited. Continue reading Bryan Sandlin – States
Explore live radio by rotating the globe. Source: Radio Garden Continue reading Radio Garden – Listen to Radio Stations from all over the world just by pointing to a place.
Technology enables employers to erode our autonomy, and lax laws let exploitation thrive It’s not technology that’s been replacing jobs, it’s allowing jobs be outsourced to countries where lax laws allow workers … Continue reading Worry less about robots and more about sweatshops | The Guardian
Migrants being exploited by corporations. Source: (18) Modern-day slaves: Europe’s fruit pickers – YouTube Continue reading Modern-day slaves: Europe’s fruit pickers – France 24
Amazon announced Friday that it was acquiring Whole Foods Market for $13.7bn in cash. Bezos: “they make it fun to eat healthy.” … and expensive! Source: Amazon buys Whole Foods for $13.7bn … Continue reading Amazon buys Whole Foods for $13.7bn
What’s worse than horrible, hacked voting machines? Unauditable, horrible voting machines And that’s exactly the type of voting machines we have right now. Source: What’s worse than hacked voting machines? Unauditable, voting … Continue reading What’s worse than hacked voting machines? Unauditable, voting machines
Too often safety has been sacrificed to an agenda of deregulation backed by lobbyists: it’s time to put the public interest above corner-cutting and greed 17 people dead so far in an … Continue reading With Grenfell Tower fire in the UK, we’ve seen what ‘ripping up red tape’ really looks like
Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2017 being introduced today in Congress. https://t.co/lLY91CalgC — Michael Li (@mcpli) June 14, 2017 This will not pass of course with the current makeup of Congress, but … Continue reading Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2017