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New Campaign: Classrooms Not Computers, Stop Education Profiteering

New Campaign: Classrooms Not Computers, Stop Education Profiteering

May 16, 2018

By Morna McDermott / Popular Resistance. Above: Children Are Not Data from www.WrenchInTheGears.com Note: Popular Resistance is supporting a new campaign: Classrooms Not Computers , created by experienced activist-educators who are concerned about the current direction of education. The campaign is focused on the ways computers are being misused in classrooms to collect mass amounts of…

Join The Dots: Data WTF?

November 8, 2017

Kam Sandhu and Matt Kennard discuss the ways in which our data is being used by data brokers, tech elites and financial technology companies in order to make assessments of us. Is all data credit data?

Real Media: Fintech & Your Reputation

October 23, 2017

Tom Fisher of Privacy International explains how financial technology companies are making assessments from the data that users create online, and how these judgements can be discriminatory and ultimately affect users’ credit ratings

Real Media: The Value of Data

October 16, 2017

Tom Fisher of Privacy International talks to Real Media about why and how companies are able to exploit users’ personal data

United Kingdom

September 17, 2017
CAGE International Director Muhammad Rabbani is about to stand trial for refusing to give UK police the password to his laptop, which contained information about torture survivors. He’s using his case to challenge Britain’s anti-terrorism legislation, Schedule 7

CIA vs. Senate: Who Is Obama Protecting?

March 14, 2014

Elizabeth Goitein: President Obama is protecting senior CIA officials and himself

NASA Climate Predictions Show Serious Threat To Humanity

March 11, 2014

Dahr Jamail says that though some journalists avoid linking weather patterns to climate change, global warming still exists

Joe Tropea on Anti-Vietnam War Activism

February 26, 2014
Tropea: The history of anti-Vietnam War actions shows protesters creatively adapting to state repression

US Drones Reaping Death by Sim Card

February 12, 2014

Michael Ratner: Eliminating Targets Based on NSA spying but not verified by human intelligence demonstrates Obama’s false promise of oversight

Pope Francis

February 5, 2014
Chairperson Kirsten Sandberg discusses the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child report outlining massive allegations of child abuse coverups and its demands The Vatican take action to hold guilty parties accountable