Tag: ideology

Digitally Literate #234

Turning Cracks & Crevices Into Chasms Digitally Lit #234 – 2/22/2020** Hi all, welcome to issue #234 of Digitally Literate. I posted and shared the following this week: Digital Justice, Surveillance, & Invisible Walls – We released another episode of the Technopanic Podcast this week. This episode is a discussion with Chris Gilliard about privacy,…

Fact-checking can’t do much when people’s “dueling facts” are driven by values instead of knowledge

Morgan Marieta and David C. Barker, authors of the Inconvenient Facts blog on Psychology Today, share some insight from the research presented in their text, One Nation, Two Realities. The research examines data from five years of national surveys from 2013 to 2017, about ideological and political outlooks of individuals. This post examines the following two…

White Nationalism’s Deep American Roots

White nationalism in the U.S. is becoming more visible and more deadly, from marchers in Charlottesville to a gunman at a Pittsburgh synagogue. Adam Serwer in The Atlantic on the American roots of this movement. He writes that what is judged extremist today was once the consensus of a powerful cadre of the American elite.…

A Flag for Trump's America

A Flag for Trump’s America | Harper’s Magazine (Harper’s magazine)

The power of strength

Jeff Sharlet in Harper’s Magazine. All annotations in context. “The black above represents citizens,” he said, “and the black below represents criminals.” That those on the wrong side of the line are typically citizens themselves doesn’t bother Jacob, who has built a thriving business, Thin Blue Line USA ➡   The Blue Lives Matter movement,…