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Worry less about robots and more about sweatshops | The Guardian

By Charles | June 18, 2017

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

Modern-day slaves: Europe’s fruit pickers – France 24

By Charles | June 18, 2017

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 buys Whole Foods for $13.7bn

By Charles | June 16, 2017

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 hacked voting machines? Unauditable, voting machines

By Charles | June 15, 2017

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

With Grenfell Tower fire in the UK, we’ve seen what ‘ripping up red tape’ really looks like

By Charles | June 15, 2017

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

By Charles | June 15, 2017

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

UK student loan debt soars to more than £100bn

By Charles | June 15, 2017

News of growing total owed by 6.4 million borrowers follows Labour’s general election pledge to scrap tuition fees Source: UK student loan debt soars to more than £100bn | Money | The … Continue reading UK student loan debt soars to more than £100bn

Facebook requests input on hard questions about fake news and censorship

By Charles | June 15, 2017

How should Facebook decide what’s allowed on its social network, and how to balance safety and truth with diverse opinions and cultural norms? Facebook wants your feedback on the toughest issues… This … Continue reading Facebook requests input on hard questions about fake news and censorship

Income distributions in Americans’ pastimes

By Charles | June 15, 2017

Source: Income distributions in Americans’ pastimes [OC] – dataisbeautiful Continue reading Income distributions in Americans’ pastimes

The curse of imagination

By Underground Network | May 20, 2017

The curse of imagination is picturing the world as it should be #morley #streetart Casita del Campo Via Instagram Continue reading The curse of imagination

Why Uber Is A Scam – Math Explains

By Johns | May 14, 2017

Source: Why Uber Is A Scam – Math Explains Continue reading Why Uber Is A Scam – Math Explains

Just breath – notes to self streetart

By Underground Network | May 12, 2017

Just breath – notes to self #streetart #notestoself Intelligentsia – Silver Lake Via Instagram Continue reading Just breath – notes to self streetart