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Adriel vs the Oligarchs #6 — Will Facebook’s “Independent” Review Board Save its Reputation? (12/31/2019)

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #6 — Will Facebook’s “Independent” Review Board Save its Reputation? (12/31/2019)

December 31, 2019

Facebook is creating and funding a review and appeals board. Adriel and Matt discuss why public oversight is a better option--and explain the details of automated propaganda via Facebook and Twitter. Also: how to share video on Twitter with attribution and view count, but not a full re-tweet.

Solidarity Wyoming #13 — Report from Wind River (feat. Ron Howard and Chesie Lee)

Solidarity Wyoming #13 — Report from Wind River (feat. Ron Howard and Chesie Lee)

December 29, 2019

Northern Arapaho activist Ron Howard, and Chesie Lee of Riverton Peace Mission, discuss the police shooting of Andy Antelope, racist incidents in the community, and the efforts of the Riverton Peace Mission.

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #5 — Workers’ Resistance at Google (12/24/2019)

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #5 — Workers’ Resistance at Google (12/24/2019)

December 24, 2019

Critics outside and inside of Google are charging the company with doing unethical work, tolerating sexual harassment and assault, and suppressing dissent. We hear from fired workers Laurence Berland and Sophie Waldman on the details of allegations against Google and alleged targeted firing of dissenting workers. Also: Adriel talks about his favorite tech-political newsletters. Read more about the Google labor struggle here

Holiday Subversions: What Are We Celebrating? (12/24/2019)

Holiday Subversions: What Are We Celebrating? (12/24/2019)

December 24, 2019

On Christmas Eve, members of Solidarity Collective talk about how the meaning of the holiday seasons has evolved for each of them, including discussions of Kwanzaa, paganism, the 1914 Christmas Truce events, and other perspectives. Happy holidays from Solidarity House Cooperative! You can support us at Patreon.com/solidarityhouse.

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #4 — Lying Tories & Other Stories (12/16/2019)

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #4 — Lying Tories & Other Stories (12/16/2019)

December 16, 2019

Conservatives in the U.K. elections ran thousands of microtargeted ads per day on Facebook, an alarmingly high amount of them dishonest, with no practical means to adequately factcheck. Tech stocks continue to rise even though all the companies suck. Also, Twitter has just changed its verification rules and Adriel and Matt talk about how this will help progressive candidates. Adriel talks about how candidates can successfully deploy email funding.

The Saga of Buffscotch (Solidarity House Special 12/14/2019)

The Saga of Buffscotch (Solidarity House Special 12/14/2019)

December 14, 2019

The saga of Buffscotch the Cat, rescued by Solidarity Collective, in search of a safe and loving forever home. If you're interested in giving Buffscotch a forever home and you live in Wyoming, Colorado, you know, around here, or you know, wherever, and are nota creep, email Solidarity Collective at Solidaritycollectivewyo@gmail.com with the subject line Buffscotch. And you can support us at patreon.com/solidarityhouse.

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #3 — Digital Anarchy (and not the good kind) feat. Christine Kramar (12/10/2019)

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #3 — Digital Anarchy (and not the good kind) feat. Christine Kramar (12/10/2019)

December 10, 2019

Adriel and Christine Kramar of Medicare 4 All Delegates discuss the dangers of microtargeting with fake ads, zombie-PACs and scam-PACS and Adriel talks about how to include captions in videos. Follow Christine Kramar here
Judd Legum's commentary is here. A great captioning tutorial is here

Solidarity Wyoming #12 — Saying No to ICE in Wyoming (12/8/2019)

Solidarity Wyoming #12 — Saying No to ICE in Wyoming (12/8/2019)

December 8, 2019

Kortney Clark, Dave Black and David Dickerson from the Evanston hub of the #WyoSayNo movement discuss past and current opposition to ICE and corporate efforts to construct a private detention center in Western Wyoming. Visit wyosayno.com.

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #2 — Social Media Sociopathy: Facebook and Genocide

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #2 — Social Media Sociopathy: Facebook and Genocide

December 2, 2019

Do big corporate social media platforms need open-source, community review? Matt and Adriel discuss this and listen to Sasha Baron Cohen's scathing critique of Facebook. Also: Adriel explains how to massively increase your Twitter reach.  Amnesty International's Secretary General sounds off on Facebook here. The Really Online Lefty League's video of Sasha Baron Cohen is here. And here is Adriel's advice on getting millions of hits on Twitter

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #1 — What Did Donnie Make Zuck Eat? (11/25/2019)

Adriel vs the Oligarchs #1 — What Did Donnie Make Zuck Eat? (11/25/2019)

November 25, 2019

Adriel Hampton and Matt Stannard discuss the Democratic debates, Mark Zuckerberg's secret dinner with Peter Thiel and Donald Trump, Google's new restrictions on political advertising, and Adriel's work helping Democrats win in the recent Virginia elections.