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How the ADL went from working with Facebook to leading a boycott against it – Forward

| July 6, 2020

Image by facebook (JTA) It was when Mark Zuckerberg said he would allow Holocaust denial on his platform that the Anti-Defamation League realized its partnership with Facebook wasnt working. The social media giant and the Jewish civil rights group had been working together for years to curb hate speech online. In October 2017, Facebook headlined a new ADL initiative to start a Cyberhate Problem-Solving Lab in collaboration with Silicon Valleys biggest companies.

How the ADL went from working with Facebook to boycotting against it – The Jerusalem Post

| July 6, 2020

(JTA) It was when Mark Zuckerberg said he would allow Holocaust denial on his platform that the Anti-Defamation League realized its partnership with Facebook wasnt working.The social media giant and the Jewish civil rights group had been working together for years to curb hate speech online. In October 2017, Facebook headlined a new ADL initiative to start a Cyberhate Problem-Solving Lab in collaboration with Silicon Valleys biggest companies.Then, nine months later, Zuckerberg told the tech site Recode that while he personally found Holocaust denial deeply offensive, he said, I dont believe that our platform should take that down because I think there are things that different people get wrong

Which companies have pulled their ads from Facebook so far? – NBC News

| July 6, 2020

As Facebook continues to receive criticism for its handling of hate speech, corporations and advertisers are pulling away as part of #StopHateForProfit, an activist campaign forcing the social network to counteract harmful content on its platform. The initiative created by a civil rights coalition that includes the Anti-Defamation League, the NAACP, Color of Change, and other nonprofits believes Facebook failed to censor President Donald Trump when he warned protesters in Minneapolis, "When the looting starts, the shooting starts. The group organizing the boycott has called on businesses to pause Facebook advertising for the month of July

The next culture war will be over climate change – Spectator.co.uk

| July 6, 2020

It is steadily becoming clear where the woke brigade will go once the current moral panic over racism has run its course (which cant be long, following the newsthat London estate agents have stopped using the term master bedroom to avoid its connotations with slavery). A week ago Andrew Willshire wrote hereof how the activist group Hope Not Hate has now decided that climate change denialism is now a hate crime

Wyden backs bill to help seniors in federally assisted housing amid COVID-19 – KTVZ

| July 6, 2020

WASHINGTON (KTVZ) -- Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., on Thursday co-sponsored legislation that would provide $1.2 billion to ensure federally-assisted senior housing facilities have the resources to protect residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Seniors in Oregon and across the country face serious dangers from both COVID-19 and inaction from the federal government to protect them,Wyden said.Congress must ensure seniors can remain in their homes and have the proper safeguards to stay healthy.

Why The Black Lives Matter UK Tweet Was Antisemitic – GLAMOUR UK

| July 6, 2020

In the aftermath of George Floyds death, anti-racism protests have rippled across the world. 'Black Lives Matter' has become a rallying cry for the rights and equality of Black people and many people around the world sat up and took notice for the first time this summer. So, when I saw a recent tweet from the Black Lives Matter UK Twitter account, my heart sank

The Chief Justice, the Bible and Palestinian real estate – Daily Maverick

| July 6, 2020

The whole land of Canaan I will give to you as an everlasting possession to you and your dependents after you. It is claimed that God spoke those words to Abraham almost four millennia ago.

Annexation (even delayed) is the great truth teller on Israel/Palestine – Mondoweiss

| July 6, 2020

The July 1st deadline has come and gone, and annexation hasnt arrived. But dont celebrate yet. Its delayed not cancelled.

Perhaps its time those accusing the left of antisemitism look in the mirror – The Canary

| July 6, 2020

Labour leader Keir Starmer recently sacked shadow education secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey after she shared an interview on social media that he saidcontained an antisemitic conspiracy theory.

J St U alums tell the Zionist org its strategy hasn’t worked, it’s time to reduce aid to Israel over annexation – Mondoweiss

| July 6, 2020

This is a great surprise.


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