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The Federal Trade Commission Has the Power to Break Up Big Tech

Lina Khan, Biden’s FTC chair, promises to take a more aggressive regulatory approach.

David Rosen ·


This Is How Amazon Is Fueling the Climate Crisis

It's easy to see how Amazon is able to provide its products so cheaply and undercut its brick-and-mortar competitors when it doesn't need to play by the same rules.

Simon Whalley ·


UNESCO Members Adopt First Global AI Ethics Agreement 'To Benefit Humanity'

"We're at a critical juncture in history," said Ethics in Tech founder Vahid Razavi. "We need as humans to come together and decide what is the best course of action to take with these technologies before they surpass us in their abilities."

Brett Wilkins ·


Unaccountable Institutions Are Ruining Democracy—and Your Life

If abuses of power go unchallenged, those who wield power will continue to consolidate it. It’s a vicious cycle that erodes faith in democracy and breeds cynicism.

Robert Reich ·


Apple Sues Israel's NSO Group in Effort to Protect iPhone Users From Pegasus Spyware

"Spyware is a critical Israeli export," said Jewish Voice for Peace. "It's about time they are forced to be held accountable."

Kenny Stancil ·


Artists, Rights Groups Denounce 'Invasive' Palm-Scanning of Concertgoers by Amazon

"Thousands visit Red Rocks every month to experience amazing performances, not to be part of some dangerous biometric surveillance experiment."

Jessica Corbett ·


Why We Should Reject Mark Zuckerberg's Dehumanizing Vision of a "Metaverse"

The deeper implications of this apparent "technology coup" are troubling for the dealing with the looming climate crisis and urgent need to restore the environment.

Tom Valovic ·


Democrats Must Evolve Their Voter Communications Strategy

For Democrats, the problem is larger than just finding the next social media trend. It's about finding better ways to engage consistently with base voters.

Scott Goodstein ·


The FTC Created Facebook—It Has the Power to Take it Down

In addition to vigorously pursuing its antitrust case against the corporation, the FTC also has vast congressionally delegated powers that it can use to prohibit specific corporate conduct and force Facebook to use more publicly acceptable business practices.

Daniel A. Hanley ·


'Organized State Terrorism': Palestinians Condemn New Israeli Surveillance Revelations

"In case there was any doubt, technology powers apartheid."

Brett Wilkins ·

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