Fake news was also spread that Georgians in Istanbul had been attacked by Turkish nationalists. Using open-source intelligence, the Atlantic Council's researchers geo-located the street shown in the article and confirmed no Georgians had been involved in an attack. The disinformation was traced back to a Georgian March activist. … [Read more...] about What’s behind Russia’s disinformation campaign in Georgia?
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There was also frustration about what some viewed as institutional racism within the food bank. The vast majority of the food bank’s senior leadership staff is white, while most of the food bank’s employees, as well as the individuals they serve, are people of color, according to employees. White executives earn six figures — Executive Director Paul Ash’s salary is about $333,587, according to 2018 tax filings — while some warehouse workers of color earn as little as $17 an hour. … [Read more...] about S.F.-Marin Food Bank ratifies union contract after yearlong battle where workers alleged institutional racism
So far, the public debate about faith and Barrett's nomination has focused on her controversial 1998 law review paper about Catholic judges recusing themselves from cases where the law conflicts with the Catholic Church's teaching. While that's an important topic, the discussion has obscured a more important aspect of her nomination: how her extreme legal views are rejected by American Christians overall. Over the past few decades, the loudest voices on the Christian right have largely come to represent what it means to be a Christian in the United States, but they shouldn't be allowed to distort the actual views of people in the pews. Since the 2016 election, progressive Christians are increasingly stepping forward to insist on being heard in our national conversation. … [Read more...] about On abortion, Amy Coney Barrett doesn’t speak for American Christians
The report goes into detail on how this group had advance warning on where consoles would be placed on sale, and used bots to beat consumers to the punch. These bots allow for the automatic checking of countless retailers, while other bot scripts allow a user to make purchases quicker than any human could. … [Read more...] about PlayStation 5 launch plagued by stock scalping, report suggests