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An 8 year old shot and killed in Atlanta while in a car with her mother when parking in an area that has had protests

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1232945 An 8 year old shot and killed in Atlanta while in a car with her mother when parking in an area that has had protests after another police officer killed an african american man and now faces charges. I … Continue reading

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Police seizure of Chinese scholar and critic raises new fear of academic repression in Hong Kong

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-police-seizure-of-chinese-scholar-and-critic-raises-new-fear-of/ Can the international community do anything more than condemn this? They can start by reducing their dependency on imports from and exports to China. Build new and better trading relationships with countries that follow and support international law and … Continue reading

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New Hong Kong security law allows Beijing to go after critics well beyond China’s borders

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-new-hong-kong-security-law-allows-beijing-to-go-after-critics-well/ Related Canada halts extraditions, military exports with Hong Kong over China’s national security law https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-canada-takes-action-over-chinas-national-security-law-for-hong-kong/

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Google Sued for $5 Billion for Tracking Users, Even Those Using Incognito Mode – VICE

Image from Vice … Google has faced several other lawsuits over its data collection, this one tries to use the Federal Wiretap Act. The Act states that users have the right to sue if their private conversations are intercepted. The … Continue reading

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Michael Moore film Planet of the Humans removed from YouTube

Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images — British environmental photographer’s copyright claim prompts website to remove film that has been condemned by climate scientists Jonathan Watts @jonathanwatts Mon 25 May 2020 20.33 EDT Michael Moore film Planet of the Humans removed from … Continue reading

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Revealed: ‘former Vodafone executive’ in 5G conspiracy video is UK pastor

Link to article in The Guardian plus added commentary — Jim Waterson Media editor Fri 24 Apr 2020 … Jonathon James, who regularly preached at churches in Bedfordshire, is the previously unidentified individual who reached millions of people with his … Continue reading

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Why pandemics are the perfect environment for conspiracy theories to flourish

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Spanish Flu – Influenza vs Covid-19 Pandemics

A patient wearing a flu mask during the flu epidemic which followed the First World War. (Topical Press Agency/Getty Images) (Topical Press Agency/Getty Images) Apr 11 2019 Interesting article and some important warnings including the risk of multiple waves of … Continue reading

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Tech companies are proposing Canada use phone apps to track spread of coronavirus

One suggested app is being used in Singapore and uses bluetooth vs GPS. They feel confident in it and other measures they taking to leave schools, restaurants and other services open. 5 million people, 1000 confirmed cases and 3 deaths. … Continue reading

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Qanon Deploys ‘Information Warfare’ to Influence the 2020 Election | WIRED

ILLUSTRATION: ELENA LACEY; GETTY IMAGES — … Julian Feeld, cohost of the Qanon Anonymous podcast, Qanon is “a colorful expression of a broader and more worrying global trend towards ‘information warfare’ in the service of those seeking to consolidate capital … Continue reading

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