Mon, Dec 10 2018

Chrystia Freeland takes on Trump

'Facts matter. Truth matters' “It is why the far wiser path — and the more enduring one — is to strengthen our existing alliance of liberal democracies. To hold the...

Somebody Had To Say It, Robert De Niro Said It

  Actor Robert De Niro won a standing ovation at Sunday night’s Tony awards in New York for criticising US president Donald Trump. Appearing on stage at New York’s Radio City Music Hall,...

De Niro apologizes in Toronto for Trumps Behavior

Movie icon involved in 1st restaurant-condo-hotel run by celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa "I just want to make a note of apology for the idiotic behaviour of my president," De Niro...

#THANKCANADA

"This may be a bad political situation but here is some good news and people that see the truth about Canada and our Prime Minister" American Twitter users are thanking...

Who Likes Whom in The Middle East

A forced-network visualisation of key players & notable relationships in the Middle East created by David McCandless & UniversLab. Part of the Knowledge is Beautiful project. Powered by VizSweet. Understandably,...

What is TPP? Understanding the new Pacific trade deal

The Trans-Pacific Partnership would create a free-trade zone among 12 nations around the Pacific, making it the world's largest. The countries within its scope account for 40 per cent...

Facebook admits that social media can be bad for democracy – The Verge

Facebook’s ongoing attempt to reckon with its impact on civil life continued today with the company acknowledging that its platform is not always good for democracy.  

Twitter to tell 677,000 users they were had by the Russians

Twitter says it will notify nearly 700,000 users who interacted with accounts the company has identified as potential pieces of a propaganda effort by the Russian government during the...

Twitter tells 677,775 tweeters they were duped by Russian election trolls

TWITTER HAS REVEALED that 677,775 users were duped into following more than 50,000 automated profiles it believes were used by Russians to influence the 2016 US presidential elections.  

What makes a country great?

More than mere “best country” rankings, data aggregations like the Social Progress Index shape policy, help allocate funding – and even help predict the future