The Trust Project: Big Media And Silicon Valley’s Weaponized Algorithms Silence Dissent

By Whitney Webb, -

Given the Trust Project’s rich-get-richer impact on the online news landscape, it is not surprising to find that it is funded by a confluence of tech oligarchs and powerful forces with a clear [...]

Engineers Say “No Thanks” To Silicon Valley Recruiters, Citing Ethical Concerns

By Jeremy Hsu, -

Anna Geiduschek usually has no time to respond to recruitment emails that arrive in her inbox each week. But Geiduschek, a software engineer at Dropbox, recently made a point of turning down an [...]

How Silicon Valley Became The FCC Chair’s Scapegoat

By Joshua Brustein, -

By Joshua Brustein for Bloomberg - The debate over internet regulation has steadily morphed over the last few years from an insular fight between telecom experts into a standard-issue political [...]

Immigration Crackdown Sparks Silicon Valley Protests

By Dave Johnson, -

By Dave Johnson for Nation of Change - The event, which attracted hundreds to downtown Palo Alto, was co-organized by Silicon Valley Rising, a coalition of community, faith-based and labor [...]

Wolverton: Net Neutrality Should Be Silicon Valley’s Next Fight

By Troy Wolverton, -

By Troy Wolverton for The Mercury News - Net neutrality is in the crosshairs again. Ajit Pai, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has made it clear that he’s no fan. He’s [...]

Immigrant Youth In The Silicon Valley: Together We Rise

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By Staff of UCLA Labor Center - Undocumented youth are concentrated in service sectors, such as food and retail, construction, administrative work, and waste management. Undocumented young [...]

Silicon Valley And Police Create COINTELPRO For Tech Age

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By Staff of Tele Sur - The most widely-used social media platforms have collaborated with law enforcement to track Black Lives Matter activists, providing police agencies with data that is [...]

Low-Wage Workers Propose A Good Work Code For Silicon Valley

By Laura Flanders, -

By Laura Flanders for Truthout - By some estimates, as many as 53 million people living in the United States are now self-employed. Many work as independent contractors or freelancers, hired and [...]