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Media Bits and Bytes - March 19, 2019

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Jane Mayer on Fox's Friends; Murdoch Oversteps in NZ; Huawei Stoops to Conquer; Google's DC Clout; Netflex Cancels "One Day"; Media vs Bernie

Global Left Midweek - November 7, 2018

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Google Walkout, Revolutionary Rojava, Brazil Left Unites, Italy's Dilemma, Left Populist Path in Canada, Africa's Marxist Era, Latin Pink Tide Aftermath

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What if Google Unionized?

Jon Evans TechCrunch
What are the checks and balances for Big Tech? What forces and people can keep them honest? The obvious answer is: their employees.

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We’re the Organizers of the Google Walkout. Here Are Our Demands

Claire Stapleton, Tanuja Gupta, Meredith Whittaker, Celie O'Neil-Hart, Stephanie Parker, Erica Anderson, and Amr Gaber The Cut
A company is nothing without its workers. From the moment we start at Google we’re told that we aren’t just employees; we’re owners. Every person who walked out today is an owner, and the owners say: Time’s up.

Media Bits and Bytes - October 16, 2018

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#MeToo: Survivors' Stories Still Resonate; Crown Prince Coverage; Brett's Info Terrorists; WaPo Doesn't Get Jealous; Google+ Bug; Taylor Registers a Generation

Employee Opposition Derails Google Military AI Project

Kate Conger Gizmodo
Google will not pursue Project Maven because the backlash has been terrible for the company. Thousands of employees have signed a petition asking Google to cancel the contract and dozens of employees have resigned in protest.
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