Thus far, Republican’s in Congress have been unwilling to remove the Senate filibuster in order to help advance their legislative agenda. Despite swiftly removing the filibuster for nominations in order to push through Trump’s Supreme Court nomination, Neil Gorsuch, and … Continue reading The Republicans Are Tying Their Own Hands, But Why?
Lisa-Maria Neudert of the Computational Propaganda Project was our guest for today’s show. The Computational Propaganda Project is a research group that has spent the last year looking at the way bots on social media and “junk news” (aka fake news) have … Continue reading Chatter Episode 16 – Lisa-Maria Neudert On How Bots Are Influencing Elections
We live in a broken system, that’s not to say it is beyond repair or utterly dysfunctional, but it does not work for the majority of people. We have massive wealth and income inequality here in the UK and even greater … Continue reading Revolution Without Revolution
During the lead-up to the 2017 General Election, the Conservatives mentioned proposals to heavily censor the internet in order to curb terrorism. They had already been vocal about their desires to prevent encryption on services like WhatsApp in an attempt … Continue reading Internet Censorship Is Not The Way To Combat Terrorism
South Park may be a cartoonish, poorly drawn parody of society, but more often than not they manage to cut through and make some fantastic insights into the way in which the world works. The clip above from the season … Continue reading Russian Bots, The US Election, And Trevor’s Axiom
Elizabeth Vos of Disobedient Media is our guest on today’s show. Disobedient media have been doing a lot of fantastic coverage of the DNC hack, the DNC lawsuit, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz in general, so we highly recommend checking out their … Continue reading Chatter Episode 10 – Elizabeth Vos On The DNC Lawsuit, Clinton, Trump, and Russia