As social media companies struggle to purge extremist content from their platforms, a new National Observer investigation reveals how purveyors of hate speech and disinformation are gaming the system to evade social media bans and keep their content online.
Ian Anderson, whose job is to operate the Trans Mountain pipeline between Alberta's oilsands and the Pacific coast and oversee a likely expansion, says the tougher rules that come with increased tanker traffic will make the waters around Vancouver safer than if the project never goes ahead. Others disagree.
Fed up with task forces and working groups discussing the potential for changing the name of the university men’s sports teams to something less offensive than “Redmen,” Tomas Jirousek organized a campaign and demonstration to #ChangetheName.
Yes, you read that correctly: According to recent reporting from McClatchy, Trump’s 2020 strategy has a climate component. Of course, the Trump campaign did its standard about-face in response to the reporting that it had seemingly confirmed earlier, calling it “100 per cent fake news.” Is Trump warming up the idea of climate action? Not quite.
Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s biggest oil companies, recently dropped out of a D.C. lobby group, saying its lack of support for the Paris Agreement to fight climate change is a "material misalignment" with Shell's stance.