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  • The American Historical Association’s Fight over the Present

    The American Historical Association (AHA) is fixated on the present. At its recent annual meeting in Philadelphia, former AHA President James Sweet referenced his criticism of “presentism,” according to a report in The New York Times. Presentism, Sweet suggested in the August 2022 edition of AHA's news magazine, leverages history to serve present-day social justice initiatives. The article The American Historical Association’s Fight over the Present appeared first on Tennessee Star.

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  • Google Is Being Sued by the U.S. Government in Antitrust Fight

    This is the DOJ's second antitrust suit against Google. The United States Department of Justice is suing Google over monopolization concerns.The lawsuit was detailed in a report from Bloomberg, which says eight states are joining the U.S. DOJ in a lawsuit against Alphabet's Google, calling for the break up of Google's ad technology business due to

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  • How Police Use Public-Private Partnerships to Spy on Americans

    We live in a surveillance state founded on a partnership between government and the technology industry. — Law Professor Avidan Y. Cover In this age of ubiquitous surveillance, there are no private lives: everything is public. Surveillance cameras mounted on utility poles, traffic lights, businesses, and homes. License plate readers. Ring doorbells. GPS devices. Dash […] The post How Police Use Public-Private Partnerships to Spy on Americans first appeared on Dissident Voice.

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  • Before book-banning wave, the FBI spied on people’s library activity

    Before book-banning wave, FBI spied on people's library activity (First column, 7th story, link) Related stories:DeSantis targets unions, school boards with 'Teachers Bill of Rights'Says African-American studies class was pushing agenda

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