Category Archives: Society

Cornell ethics board did not pre-approve Facebook’s manipulative “mood study” Cornell University did not pre-approve a study that Facebook did, in which it manipulated user’s news feeds to see how showing them mostly positive or mostly negative posts affected the … Continue reading

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Hong Kong marches for democracy An estimated 180,000 people marched into the city center of Hong Kong to demand democracy on Tuesday and an end to communist China. They didn’t mind the weather or if Beijing didn’t approve. They did … Continue reading

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Black dogs get euthanized at higher rates Why is this?  “Black dogs get euthanized at higher rates. They linger at pounds and adoption agencies for longer than light-colored dogs, and they are less likely to find a home. Marika Bell, … Continue reading

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California Female Inmates Sterilized Illegally

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Woman Takes One Photo of Herself Every Day For a Week Clickhole.com  The new exciting place for social commentary.

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How Many KKK Chapters Are In Your Area? | News One

How Many KKK Chapters Are In Your Area? | News One.

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Anarchists, group sex, and the Best Party worked well for Iceland

Anarcho/surrealists took power of the Icelandic government. A comedian ex-punker became mayor of Reykjavik, and it all worked. “More punk, less hell.” http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/ausland/europa/More-punk-less-hell/story/10069405

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The NSA Could Actually Spy on More Phone Calls Under Reform Bill A bill meant to regulate NSA’s eavesdropping could actually end up expanding it’s reach.

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Emojis as a branch of cultural studies? O_o

When you think of cultural analysis, what pops into your head? For me, it’s Margaret Mead doing her ethnography of Samoa. But nowadays, people are studying little faces on screens. Are they modern glyphs? Are they a text of sorts … Continue reading

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Lubbock ISD wins lawsuit over banning Jesus Tattoo advertisement

Lubbock ISD wins lawsuit over banning Jesus Tattoo advertisement.

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