Facebook Considering Ban on Campaign Ads Ahead of 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

Facebook Inc. is considering imposing a ban on political ads on its social network in the days leading up to the U.S. election in November, according to people familiar with the company’s thinking. The potential ban is still only being discussed and hasn’t yet been finalized, said the people, who asked not to be named … Read more Facebook Considering Ban on Campaign Ads Ahead of 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

Opinion: Ethiopia’s Nobel Prize-Winning PM Abiy Ahmed Can’t Rest on His Laurels

It’s not a good look on a Nobel Peace laureate. As protests raged in Ethiopia’s most populous region over the killing of a pop star, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ordered an internet blackout, preventing the rest of his country — and the wider world — from getting a complete picture of what was going on … Read more Opinion: Ethiopia’s Nobel Prize-Winning PM Abiy Ahmed Can’t Rest on His Laurels

How to be anti-racist: it’s more than books, quotes and Blackout Tuesday

In the last month since George Floyd’s death, people across the United States have started to look more critically at how we deal with race and incorporate anti-racism into our everyday lives. But one of the biggest challenges we’re running into is white people getting it wrong. Here’s why that’s happening and how to do … Read more How to be anti-racist: it’s more than books, quotes and Blackout Tuesday

How is Kashmir coping with back-to-back lockdowns? | The Stream

Several states in India are tentatively relaxing coronavirus lockdowns that for weeks have kept people’s movements to a minimum. But millions of people in Indian-administered Kashmir are still enduring two parallel sets of restrictions – one based on security, the other on public health. Measures to limit the spread of coronavirus were rolled out across … Read more How is Kashmir coping with back-to-back lockdowns? | The Stream

Music industry lends its voice to Blackout Tuesday protest

Major broadcasters, celebrities and music streaming companies including Apple Music and Spotify turn off or make changes to their services on Tuesday to mark their solidarity with protests against the killing of George Floyd. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy … Read more Music industry lends its voice to Blackout Tuesday protest

Music industry launches ‘Blackout Tuesday’ in support of US protesters

IN THE PAPERS – Tuesday, June 2: Reactions to protests in the US continue, more than a week after George Floyd’s death in police custody – including Barack Obama’s opinion piece and the music industry rallying behind protesters with “Blackout Tuesday”. Also, outrage in Zimbabwe after three female politicians accused of illegally holding a demonstration against food … Read more Music industry launches ‘Blackout Tuesday’ in support of US protesters

Why Action Like Blackout Tuesday Must Be Taken in Order to Effect Change | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Stars like Beyonce, Rhianna and Taylor Swift are joining a music industry ‘blackout’ today in response to George Floyd’s death. Radio DJ Vick Hope joins Lorraine with the latest on the campaign and to express her hope that the tragic death of George Floyd might bring meaningful change to race … Read more Why Action Like Blackout Tuesday Must Be Taken in Order to Effect Change | Good Morning Britain

Is a coronavirus catastrophe looming for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream

Frequent handwashing and physical distancing are the pillars of efforts around the world to prevent the spread of coronavirus. But for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in southern Bangladesh who are now directly threatened by COVID-19, effectively practicing that advice is nigh on impossible, especially after Cyclone Amphan left the camps in Cox’s Bazar … Read more Is a coronavirus catastrophe looming for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream

Disney Takes $1.4 Billion Coronavirus Hit, With Worse to Come

Walt Disney Co. investors got a taste of just how bad the coronavirus pandemic will be for the world’s largest entertainment company. The crisis cost Disney as much as $1.4 billion in lost profit last quarter, the company said Tuesday, with $1 billion coming from shuttered theme parks alone, and nearly every part of its … Read more Disney Takes $1.4 Billion Coronavirus Hit, With Worse to Come

India at 142 on World Press Freedom Index over Kashmir blackout

India has dropped two places on the World Press Freedom Index, now ranking at 142 out of 180 countries. Reporters Without Borders says a communications blackout in Indian-administered Kashmir, which made it increasingly difficult for journalists to report on what is happening in the region, played a significant role in that shift. Their report calls … Read more India at 142 on World Press Freedom Index over Kashmir blackout

NASA Astronaut Breaks Down 16 Space Scenes From Film & TV | WIRED

NASA astronaut Nicole Stott returns to examine more scenes depicting space from movies and television. Do space stations really have onboard AI like in 2001: A Space Odyssey? Do blackout periods like the one depicted in Apollo 13 really happen on space flights? Would a robot like WALL-E survive in space? Still haven’t subscribed to … Read more NASA Astronaut Breaks Down 16 Space Scenes From Film & TV | WIRED

Houston Astros owner Jim Crane CANNOT be SERIOUS | Nothing Personal with David Samson

Download and subscribe to the Nothing Personal with David Samson podcast: https://plnk.to/NothingPersonal?to=page Today’s word of the day is ‘C’est moi’ as in their is a crusie ship stuck out at sea right outside of my window. Houston Astros owner Jim Crane says he has been exonerated by MLB…. WHAT!? Former Astros AJ Hinch and Jeff … Read more Houston Astros owner Jim Crane CANNOT be SERIOUS | Nothing Personal with David Samson

Release of Kashmiri prisoners urged amid virus outbreak

As India observes a nationwide lockdown, one area has already been under heavy restrictions. There has been a curfew and communications blackout in Indian-administered Kashmir since the government revoked the region’s autonomy last year. Thousands of people have been arrested and held without charge or trial, and human rights groups say they must be released. … Read more Release of Kashmiri prisoners urged amid virus outbreak

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Moroccan police justified a brutal beating. Video contradicts their narrative. | The Fact Checker

Western Sahara is a disputed territory on the northwest coast of Africa with a population of more than 600,000. Morocco controls three-quarters of the region and maintains a heavy security presence over Sahrawis, an ethnic group indigenous to Western Sahara and the surrounding region. The rest of the region is controlled by the POLISARIO, a … Read more Moroccan police justified a brutal beating. Video contradicts their narrative. | The Fact Checker