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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.