Rising Up With Sonali

Facebook’s Future and Our Democracy

Is Facebook getting too big for its own good? The massive multi-billion user social media platform has come under fire for potentially enabling outside influence in the 2016 US elections, and for letting racist ad categories slip through its filters. On today’s show we’ll speak with Mara Einstein, a long-time expert on advertising and online … Continued


Robert McChesney: Mainstream Corporate Media Covering 2016 Election Through Eyes of Clinton Campaign; Trump Vows to Sue New York Times in Latest Show of Disregard for Freedom of Press; Robert McChesney: Facebook’s Monopoly & Surveillance Antithetical to Free Press and a Free Society; In Obama’s Backyard, Father of 5 US-born Kids Seeks Sanctuary in Chicago … Continued


Robert McChesney: Mainstream Corporate Media Covering 2016 Election Through Eyes of Clinton Campaign; Trump Vows to Sue New York Times in Latest Show of Disregard for Freedom of Press; Robert McChesney: Facebook’s Monopoly & Surveillance Antithetical to Free Press and a Free Society; In Obama’s Backyard, Father of 5 US-born Kids Seeks Sanctuary in Chicago … Continued


Prison for Exxon Execs? Lawmakers Seek Probe of Oil Giant for Hiding Knowledge of Climate Change; Bill McKibben: Climate Activists Celebrate Obama’s Arctic Drilling Freeze & Harper’s Canadian Defeat; U.S. Sells New Warships to Saudi Arabia Despite Warnings of War Crimes & Civilian Deaths in Yemen; How a $100M Facebook Donation for Neoliberal School Reform … Continued


Prison for Exxon Execs? Lawmakers Seek Probe of Oil Giant for Hiding Knowledge of Climate Change; Bill McKibben: Climate Activists Celebrate Obama’s Arctic Drilling Freeze & Harper’s Canadian Defeat; U.S. Sells New Warships to Saudi Arabia Despite Warnings of War Crimes & Civilian Deaths in Yemen; How a $100M Facebook Donation for Neoliberal School Reform … Continued


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