Tag: politics

Facebook’s spin of political ads as branded content is a mistake

Photo courtesy of Bloomberg Philanthropies, Flickr Facebook announced Friday that it will allow politicians to run advertisements on its platform, categorized as “branded content.” The announcement follows news from Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s campaign that Meme 2020, run by Jerry Media chief executive Mick Purzycki, has been hired to […]

Bloomberg reverses his stance on stop-and-frisk

Photo courtesy of Bloomberg Philanthropies, Wikipedia Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has officially reversed his support on the infamous “stop-and-frisk” policing strategy. His support of this strategy initially wreaked havoc on the African American and Latino communities in the city for a decade.  The stop-and-frisk tactic gave police […]

School forces student to remove MAGA clothing

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia Freshman student Ciretta Mackenzie at Epping High School in Epping, New Hampshire, was forced to remove her MAGA attire because it goes against the school’s dress code. She said she felt ashamed and embarrassed that the principal asked her to remove her attire. She […]

Trump bans transgender people from serving in military

Photo courtesy of Shealah Craighead, Wikipedia President Trump has reversed one of the Obama’s administration’s policy that allowed transgender military personnel to openly serve while having access to mental health and medical care. The policy, which was implemented on April 12, is in essence, an updated “don’t ask, don’t tell” […]