Anti-semitism, racism and other prejudices are on the rise in most established democracies. Still, silencing white supremacists on the Internet is counterproductive. It would only lead to more senseless acts violence similar to those perpetrated by Anders Breivik and Rhodesia-inspired Dylann Roof.
Here are 8 things to do before unfriending Uncle Dave on your social media platforms because he doesn’t recognize white privilege or is downright racist.
Internal Facebook documents reviewed by ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom, reveal that the social media behemoth’s censors often condone hate speech by white men but punish racialized minorities and activist groups for legitimate political expression.
#AskAmbrose? On Tuesday, Rona Ambrose hosted a Q&A session at Twitter headquarters. The interim Conservative leader avoided Canadians’ tough questions.
The Supreme Court of Canada announced the launch of its new English and French Twitter accounts on Monday. According to Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin: “Communicating on Twitter forms part of the Court’s commitment to open and accessible justice.”
The Green Party of Canada’s 2015 federal election platform is being criticized for being inaccurate, hypocritical, “anti-feminist” and harmful to women.
Stephen Harper insulted Albertans for electing Rachel Notley and the Alberta NDP, ending 44 straight years of one party Progressive Conservative rule in the oil-rich province. Canadians hit back using the Twitter hastag #HarperBlamesAlbertans.
Embarrassing typos as the illiterate “cutthroat psychopaths” in the Stephen Harper PMO change British Columbia to “British Colombia”.