Google Quietly Removes “Fake News” Language From Its Advertising Policy
by Brennan Suen & Tyler Cherry
Google says no no no we're still against fake news, but continues to allow verified fake news sites to use AdSense.We fight for Rep. John Lewis because he has fought for us
by Melissa McEwan on ShareBlue, telling it like it is as always.
Critics of those who are taking up space in solidarity with Rep. John Lewis are levying charges of reflexive partisanship. But we are not fighting for him merely because we are Democrats; we are Democrats because people like him have fought for us.
I am so relieved and grateful that we have a leader like Rep. John Lewis stepping forward, and I see the irony that a Black man might work harder than anyone else to save our asses yet again.The Music Donald Trump Can’t Hear
by Adam Gopnik. Music is protest.
And so the inability, so far, of Donald Trump to get any significant musicians from any of those traditions, rock or country or blues or Broadway, to sing at his Inauguration is not a small comic detail but a significant reflection of this moment in history. It reminds us of just how aberrant Trump and Trumpism is.
ETA: Human Rights Group Portrays U.S. as Major Threat, Citing Trump
by Mark Landler. Nothing we didn't know, but it's good to see a major organization saying it out loud.