The smiling woman on the daily Moroccan television show spoke to viewers as if it were any other makeup tutorial, comparing brands and hues of face foundation and demonstrating how to apply it.
Seated next to her was a woman with what appeared to be a black eye and bruises on her cheekbones.
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Time For Truth: (The Washington Post) – ‘After the beating’: Moroccan TV airs makeup tips for hiding domestic violence
Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft are not acting quickly enough to tackle hate speech, according to the European Commission, which has told the companies to get their act together.
If the Silicon Valley companies do not speed up their response to tackling illegal hate speech on their platforms, they will be be held accountable under European law, the Commission said Sunday.
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Time For Truth: (c|net) – US tech giants not acting fast enough on hate speech, EU charges
The U.S. is home to a working class suffering from stagnant incomes and declining job prospects—widespread struggles that helped elect Republican Donald Trump. The relative wealth of Americans in all age groups keeps falling, compared with previous decades.
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Time For Truth: (Bloomberg) – Cheer Up, America: 1,700 Millionaires Are Minted Every Day
Whenever political correctness goes too far, the Swedish seem to be close by, egging it on and encouraging it to go further. Take “mansplaining”. Last week, a Swedish union set up a mansplaining hotline, enabling office staff to report and discuss instances of mansplaining in the workplace. This being Scandinavia, it is an equal-opportunity mansplaining hotline; men and women have equal access to its services. A quick reminder, by the way, if you are confused as to what mansplaining means: there is hard mansplaining and soft mansplaining but, basically, mansplaining means mansplaining. Well, actually, it’s a little bit more complicated than that. Probably best that you get a man ’splain it to you.
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Time For Truth: (The Guardian) – Now we’ve got a mansplaining hotline, what other modern problems could technology fix?
You’re skimming your Twitter feed and notice a stream of sad tweets from a college friend. Without a moment’s thought, you send a funny GIF across the digital divide, content that you’ve cheered up your friend and made a positive mark on their day.
But, wait: You can’t quite remember where they’re living these days, or what they do for work. Did you miss their birthday? Chances are, you pop over to Facebook and check, reassure yourself that you’re caught up on their milestones, then go about your day. Are you still friends, even though you haven’t seen each other in years, or spoken in a non-digital medium?
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Time For Truth: (New York Post) – Nobody has real friends anymore