Facial Recognition Service Faces Lawsuits for Selling Social Media User Information

Photo: Clearview CEO Hoan Ton-That (left) and the company’s logo (right) By Ben Robinson Over the past two months, major technology companies Google, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Venmo sent cease-and-desist letters to facial recognition technology company Clearview AI for violating their company policies after it was exposed that Clearview was scraping the sites for images of users’ faces for a facial recognition app sold … Continue reading Facial Recognition Service Faces Lawsuits for Selling Social Media User Information

LOS ANGELES: DSA-Backed Candidate Hosts Event at Boycotted Gentrifier Cafe

PHOTO: Frances Yasmeen Motiwalla’s promotion of her outreach event at the boycotted Weird Wave Coffee Brewers By Felipe Vera On February 8 and 9, the Our Revolution political action committee (PAC) hosted an outreach event to promote the campaign of Frances Yasmeen Motiwalla at the gentrifying café, Weird Wave Coffee Brewers, in the working class Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights. Since its opening in … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: DSA-Backed Candidate Hosts Event at Boycotted Gentrifier Cafe

El Juicio Político Termina con el Absuelto de Trump

Foto: El presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, da una declaración después de la conclusión de los procedimientos del juicio político Este artículo es una traducción. Por Mike Talavera Una votación en el Senado que se dividió casi estrictamente según las líneas del partido absolvió al presidente estadounidense Donald Trump de los dos artículos de juicio político aprobados por la Cámara de Representantes el … Continue reading El Juicio Político Termina con el Absuelto de Trump

Brote de Coronavirus Provoca Desinformación y Engaño

FOTO: Una captura de pantalla de un visor desarrollado por el modeling lab de la Universidad del Nordeste que muestra la propagación del coronavirus. Los puntos pequeños representan los centros de población. Este artículo es una traducción. Por Lois Boite El brote de coronavirus de diciembre 2019 ha puesto presión sobre la salud pública internacional, con más de 37,000 casos reportados del virus detectado en 28 … Continue reading Brote de Coronavirus Provoca Desinformación y Engaño

OHIO: University Students Run Notorious ‘Kent State Gun Girl’ Off of Campus

PHOTO: Hundreds of Ohio University students pursue Katilin Bennet, also known as the ‘Kent State Gun Girl,’ seen in middle with microphone (screenshot) By David Martinez Under an onslaught of tossed liquids, cursing, and angry students, fascist media personality, Kaitlin Bennett, AKA the ‘Kent State Gun Girl,’ was chased off the Ohio University campus in Athens this past Monday. Bennett had visited the university to … Continue reading OHIO: University Students Run Notorious ‘Kent State Gun Girl’ Off of Campus

PHILIPPINES: Duterte Ends US Military Agreement, Strengthens Ties with Chinese Imperialism

Photo: Fascist President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte By Felipe Vera On February 11, Filippino President Rodrigo Duterte announced that the Philippines would be withdrawing from the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) pact with the US. The move signifies that the fascist Duterte regime is opting to realign itself with Chinese social-imperialism after a long history of the old Filipino state functioning as a lackey of … Continue reading PHILIPPINES: Duterte Ends US Military Agreement, Strengthens Ties with Chinese Imperialism

AUSTIN: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Police, City, and County Over Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases

PHOTO: Defendants in the dismissed lawsuit – Chief of Police, Brian Manley; City of Austin (Council Chambers); County Attorney, Margaret Moore. By Sandra Harris On February 10, federal judge Lee Yeakel dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of eight women claiming the Travis County District Attorney’s Office, the Austin Police Department (APD), and City of Austin officials mishandled their sexual assault cases. The class action … Continue reading AUSTIN: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Police, City, and County Over Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases

LEBANON: Protests Rage On as Economic Collapse Looms

Photo: Protesters assembled outside the Parliament building last Tuesday to reject the new cabinet headed by Prime Minister Hassan Diab By Miriam Cordova On February 11, over 400 protesters were injured in a riot outside the parliament building in Beirut as the Lebanese parliament held a vote of confidence on the newly appointed cabinet.  The vote was held as Lebanon faces a deepening financial crisis … Continue reading LEBANON: Protests Rage On as Economic Collapse Looms

AUSTIN: Charges Dropped Against 2019 International Working Women’s Day Marchers

Austin’s first revolutionary-led International Working Women’s Day march in 2019 prevailed against police harassment. By David Martinez Nearly one year after the arrests, charges have been dropped against two marchers who participated in the Popular Women’s Movement’s combative 2019 International Working Women’s Day march in East Austin, in another failure of the bourgeois state to pursue arbitrary charges to target the revolutionary movement. One marcher … Continue reading AUSTIN: Charges Dropped Against 2019 International Working Women’s Day Marchers

EUGENE: Activists Crash Dinner Rush at Anti-Homeless Brewery

PHOTO: Activists unfurl a banner reading “Housekeys not Handcuffs” from the second level of Elkhorn Brewery. By Andrew Meins On Saturday, February 6, at around 6:00pm, a group of activists with Stop Death on the Streets, Eugene (SDSE) invaded the dinner rush at Elkhorn Brewery, a restaurant located in the West University neighborhood, to call attention to the anti-homeless platform and law and order agenda … Continue reading EUGENE: Activists Crash Dinner Rush at Anti-Homeless Brewery