Tag: Hillary Clinton

Keep Calm And Carry On: The ‘No Responsibility’ Trend

The most confounding part of the Trump campaign for the media to attempt to understand, was Trump’s ability to brush off crisis after crisis, scandal after scandal. He managed to say and do things that would be considered career suicide for most politicians – including some things you’ve definitely since forgotten about. He…

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Trump, Clinton, Russia: Why Can’t It Be Both

The Trump-Russia collusion narrative has dominated mainstream press in the US and across the rest of the world, for obvious reasons. Is there anything more compelling (or horrifying) than the thought that Russia successfully used a number of cyber warfare strategies such as hacking email accounts and coordinated bots on social media to…

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How Tech Giants Are Tackling Bots and Misinformation

The idea that social media bots and misinformation could influence our political conversation isn’t a new concept. The phrase “election hacking” has been thrown around and misused by numerous news outlets and pundits to describe the use of bots and junk news on social media and their potential effects upon elections in the US,…

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Chatter Episode 22 – Richard Barbrook On Digital Democracy and The Labour Party

Richard Barbrook was our guest on today’s show. He is about to begin some work with the Labour party on digital democracy and large-scale, crowd-sourced policy making. We chatted all about digital democracy, the Labour party, the general election, Jeremy Corbyn, Brexit, and much more! Resources https://thejist.co.uk/podcast/chatter-episode-14-bret-weinstein-evolutionary-implications-technology-modern-society/ https://twitter.com/richardbarbrook?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor http://www.imaginaryfutures.net/ https://www.opendemocracy.net/imaginary_futures_richard_barbrook https://www.westminster.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/directory/barbrook-richard http://news.sky.com/story/prudent-for-labour-to-war-game-for-power-says-partys-digital-guru-11054819 Music…

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Chatter Episode 14 – Bret Weinstein On The Evolutionary Implications Of Technology And Modern Society

Today’s guest is Bret Weinstein. Bret is a former Evergreen State College Professor at the centre of a massive controversy and a tort claim (which he has just settled) surrounding a day of absence at the University, which you can read more about below. We got into numerous fascinating discussions about the nature and problems…

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Chatter Episode 10 – Elizabeth Vos On The DNC Lawsuit, Clinton, Trump, and Russia

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 page if you want to read more from them! Below you’ll find our…

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