How Facebook undermines democracy

What Facebook Did to American Democracy And why it was so hard to see it coming Alexis C. MadrigalOct 12, 2017 – The Atlantic In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after. Things we thought …

Who’s paying for that Facebook ad? Bloomberg

“Ethical Markets fully supports this legislative approach to curb fake Russian ads, fake news, trolls and bots to help assure the integrity of our 2018 elections.  A first step!   Further, we probably need full hearings on the need to  regulate these dominant social media as public utilities, as news organizations, …

PUERTO RICO – PREVENTABLE DEATHS GOING FORWARD

“Ethical Markets honors the courage of our Puerto Rican fellow citizens and the leadership of the Mayor of San Juan.  We also appreciate this leadership by our Advisory Board member Dr. Richard Lippin, MD for his role with our US Army.      ~Hazel Henderson, Editor.” Hurricane Maria caused a limited number …

New Abolitionism on Money Mechanics and a Moral Economy

  ANNOUNCING A SYMPOSIUM   See attached flyer announcing a symposium:  The New Abolitionism on Money Mechanics and a Moral Economy. To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-new-abolitionism-symposium-on-money-mechanics-a-moral-economy-tickets-37921370841 American Monetary Institute, PO BOX 601, Valatie, NY 12184, USA

Spark: Blockchain is Reimagining the Rules of the Game in the Energy Sector

BLOCKCHAIN IS REIMAGINING THE RULES OF THE GAME IN THE ENERGY SECTOR Through the Energy Web Foundation, RMI is supporting the commercial implementation of blockchain applications that promote investments in clean, secure, and reliable electricity systems worldwide. Specifically, blockchain technology has the potential to redesign the rules of the game …

Free Press Moves to Stop Disastrous Sinclair-Tribune Mega-Merger | Free Press

Free Press Moves to Stop Disastrous Sinclair-Tribune Mega-Merger Deal would destroy local-TV competition, breaking FCC rules to reward pro-Trump coverage August 7, 2017 Contact Info: Timothy Karr, 201-533-8838 WASHINGTON — On Monday, Free Press filed a formal challenge at the Federal Communications Commission to the proposed merger of Sinclair Broadcast Group …