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Adriel vs the Oligarchs #13 — For a World Where Every Person Matters feat. Benjamin Dixon (2/21/2020)

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #13 — For a World Where Every Person Matters feat. Benjamin Dixon (2/21/2020)

February 21, 2020

Podcaster Ben Dixon joins Adriel to discuss capitalism, religion, Bloomberg, podcasting, the Democratic Party and a world where everyone matters. Listen to and support Ben's show at https://www.patreon.com/thebpdshow. Follow him on Twitter: @BenjaminPDixon. 

Adriel vs the Oligarchs 12 — What’s Next for the Yang Gang? feat. Maria Gray (2/18/2020)

Adriel vs the Oligarchs 12 — What’s Next for the Yang Gang? feat. Maria Gray (2/18/2020)

February 18, 2020

Maria Gray, newly vacationing former field organizer for Andrew Yang, talks with Adriel about her experiences on the campaign, the future of the Freedom Dividend and the revolt against big tech. Also lots more campaign and technology news including (but not limited to) ICE and law enforcement buying data to pursue people, Mark Zuckerberg's "lost notebook," Pinkerton spying on employees, Bloomberg's billions in self-funded campaigning, and how Bernie's volunteers are doing the same work for their candidate for free. And a tech tip on expropriating and showing videos (on on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube) from your ideological enemies without signal boosting them.

Solidarity Wyoming #15 — The Fight for Medicaid Expansion feat. Nathan Martin (2/17/2020)

Solidarity Wyoming #15 — The Fight for Medicaid Expansion feat. Nathan Martin (2/17/2020)

February 17, 2020

Matt talks to Nathan Martin, director of Better Wyoming, about the Wyoming legislature's latest rebukes against Medicaid Expansion, and the influence of extremely wealthy funders on the state's politics and policies.

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #11 — Iowa Hi-jinks & Working Class Money (2/9/2020)

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #11 — Iowa Hi-jinks & Working Class Money (2/9/2020)

February 9, 2020

The collapse of the Iowa caucuses, the failure and suspicions around the Shadow app, the organizing power of the Bernie Sanders campaign, and contributions from various sectors of the working class. Also: tech tip on managing the size of photo and other files on your web site.
Links we discuss: Democrats online troll fighters: https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/02/politics/facebook-democrats-disinformation-iowa/index.html
And Big Tech workers (and others) support Bernie: https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/2/6/21125684/bernie-sanders-tech-employees-donations-andrew-yang-amazon-google-facebook-apple

Solidarity House #14 — State of the (Comm)Union (2/8/2020)

Solidarity House #14 — State of the (Comm)Union (2/8/2020)

February 8, 2020

The communards watch dangerous homemade log-splitting machine videos, discuss remodeling a bedroom into an office, and participate in the annual State-of-the-Commune meeting. Plus brand new music.

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #10 — Campaigning for Empowerment feat. Cate Morrison (2/4/2020)

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #10 — Campaigning for Empowerment feat. Cate Morrison (2/4/2020)

February 4, 2020

Rhode Island rhetorician Cate Morrison talks about new styles and strategies of campaign communication from labor organizing to the explosive Bernie campaign and beyond. Adriel and Matt discuss new articles on the Trump campaign's use of microtargeting and fake ads. Also: tech tips on platforms and applications political consultants can use.

Here's the lead story on Trump's Facebook ads: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jan/28/donald-trump-facebook-ad-campaign-2020-election
Wired story on Zuckerberg and the new Facebook oversight board: https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-oversight-board-bylaws/
Facebook post on the board is here: https://about.fb.com/news/2020/01/facebooks-oversight-board/
The Verge on the difficulties of governance: https://www.getrevue.co/profile/caseynewton/issues/the-oversight-on-facebook-s-oversight-board-223843
And the Ring Doorbell app, "packed with third party trackers" -- https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/01/ring-doorbell-app-packed-third-party-trackers

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #9 — Relational Organizing for Campaigns (1/28/2020)

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #9 — Relational Organizing for Campaigns (1/28/2020)

January 28, 2020

Outreach Circle founder Sangeeth Peruri joins Adriel to discuss Relational Organizing and how revolutionary new campaign tech can help deepen relationships in political organizing. Adriel and Matt talk about further evidence that Facebook is helping game the election for Trump--and other dystopian social media tomfoolery.

Outreach Circle: https://client.outreachcircle.com/

Chris Mills Rodrigo on Facebook fact-checking hurdles: https://thehill.com/policy/technology/478896-critics-fear-facebook-fact-checkers-losing-misinformation-fight

Judd Legum's Twitter thread: https://twitter.com/JuddLegum/status/1220159411806711809

Deadly disinfo campaigns article by Sima Basel & Matt Suiche: https://si.ma/fb-cib/?utm_campaign=The%20Interface&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Revue%20newsletter

Digital public infrastructure: https://medium.com/@EthanZ/digital-public-infrastructure-and-a-few-words-in-defense-of-optimism-b3fb5b96c28c

Ring surveillance: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/18/technology/clearview-privacy-facial-recognition.html

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #8 — Grassroots Campaign Tech: Knock Knock Knocking on Every Door

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #8 — Grassroots Campaign Tech: Knock Knock Knocking on Every Door

January 21, 2020

Adriel talks to Emily Del Beccaro and Ari Trujillo Wesler of Open Field about their new campaign app and the dynamics of grassroots campaign technology. Open Field, a web-based political canvassing app, launches February 3 and can be found at openfield.ai. Also, other campaign applications, and Slate's recent list of the 30 most evil tech companies, available at https://slate.com/technology/2020/01/evil-list-tech-companies-dangerous-amazon-facebook-google-palantir.html.

Solidarity Wyoming #14 — Mountain West Women Running for Office (1/18/2020)

Solidarity Wyoming #14 — Mountain West Women Running for Office (1/18/2020)

January 18, 2020

As another wave of women's marches takes place around the U.S. today, we hear a conversation between Jamie Cheek, Jackie Grimes, and Yana Ludwig. Cheek grew up in Newcastle WY and is running for Utah's 1st Congressional District U.S. House Seat. Grimes, who lives in Laramie, is running for Wyoming State Senate, while Ludwig, also of Laramie, is running for U.S. Senate from Wyoming. 

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #7 — Making Them Uncomfortable feat. Judd Legum

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #7 — Making Them Uncomfortable feat. Judd Legum

January 13, 2020

A conversation between Judd Legum and Adriel Hampton on Facebook's monetization of Trump's serial lies. Also: Twitter's new settings and managing an active stream. Listen to and support Judd's Popular Information here. Buzzfeed article is here,  this is Andrew Bosworth's Facebook post, Adriel on Twitter stuff here.