Updates on teachers’ strikes, capitalism abuses Facebook, colleges reward privilege and reproduce it, Shell Oil knew about fossil fuels and global warming for last 50 years, UK housing size shrinks, Sinclair Broadcasting traps employees, US anti-depressant epidemic. Interview Rob Robinson: continuing discussion of water as human right vs for profit: how people fight and win.


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has faced two days of questioning by Congressional lawmakers about controversies that include data security and privacy, fake news, and the ability to influence politics. On our show today we’ll take an in-depth look at what the issues are, whether Zuckerberg adequately addressed them, and if the social media behemoth can … Continued


“Facebook Doesn’t Sell Your Data. It Sells You”: Zeynep Tufekci on How Company’s Profit Really Works; How Facebook Played “Instrumental” Role in Rise of Burma’s Ethnic Cleansing Campaign of Rohingya; ACLU: Facebook Has to Do Much More to Stop Housing & Job Discrimination on Platform; Amid Privacy Scandal, Is Facebook Profiting off Data from Children … Continued


“Facebook Doesn’t Sell Your Data. It Sells You”: Zeynep Tufekci on How Company’s Profit Really Works; How Facebook Played “Instrumental” Role in Rise of Burma’s Ethnic Cleansing Campaign of Rohingya; ACLU: Facebook Has to Do Much More to Stop Housing & Job Discrimination on Platform; Amid Privacy Scandal, Is Facebook Profiting off Data from Children … Continued


Trump Slams FBI & AG Jeff Sessions After Agents Raid Home & Office of His Attorney, Michael Cohen; “A Very Dangerous Moment”: Trump Threatens to Strike Syria as Warmonger John Bolton Joins Cabinet; Is “Sorry” Enough? Facebook Built Empire on Harvesting Personal Information with Little Oversight; Denver Post Revolts Against Its “Vulture” Hedge-Fund Owner & … Continued


Trump Slams FBI & AG Jeff Sessions After Agents Raid Home & Office of His Attorney, Michael Cohen; “A Very Dangerous Moment”: Trump Threatens to Strike Syria as Warmonger John Bolton Joins Cabinet; Is “Sorry” Enough? Facebook Built Empire on Harvesting Personal Information with Little Oversight; Denver Post Revolts Against Its “Vulture” Hedge-Fund Owner & … Continued


Hard Knock Radio

Cambridge Analytics/Facebook Scandal and Stem Cell Registry

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We speak with AJ Robinson, a data mining expert about the ins and outs of Facebook and Cambridge Analytics and the ways personal data was gathered without permission from social network users. And later we speak with Mylanah Yolangco about stem cell registry.  Mylanah Yolangco, is an outreach coordinator with the Asian American Donor Program.  Visit: www.aadp.org  


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