Today, we remember our co-founder, #AaronSwartz.
Today we remember Aaron. – Demand Progress – Medium
medium.com Today, as is our tradition, we write to mark the anniversary of the passing of Demand Progress’s cofounder, Aaron Swartz.
5 days ago
Six years ago today, we lost our co-founder Aaron Swartz. Aaron is often described as a technologist and and internet freedom activist. He was..
“It’s not a drone…it’s a blimp! That makes it okay!” – Miami Police Department on their new surveillance toy:
Miami Beach Cops Use Tethered Blimp for Surveillance to Get Around Drone Ban
gizmodo.com The state of Florida passed a law in 2015 banning the use of drones to monitor citizens from the air. But police in Miami Beach, Florida have come up with a clever workaround: They’re using a tethered blimp, called an aerostat, for crowd surveillance and they argue that it’s not a drone.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has shaken up politics with this proposal – even though all it would do is simply restore the rates that were in..
Stand with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Tax the rich and back the Green New Deal
act.demandprogress.org She's already getting attacked by corporate Democrats for her plan to break up concentrated wealth, reduce inequality, and tackle the climate crisis. Let's show her that you've got her back.
“Five years ago, I could have lit myself on fire talking about staff pay, and nobody would have paid attention,” said Daniel Schuman, policy..
New lawmakers pressure Congress to treat staff, interns better to bring more diversity to Capitol Hill
washingtonpost.com Congress performs terribly on metrics related to staff diversity, workplace protections and employee pay and benefits.
1 month ago
Congress has less than a month to restore #NetNeutrality. Join our day of action TODAY, and urge lawmakers to save the open internet by signing..
Deadline for Net Neutrality
deadlinefornetneutrality.com We’re days away from the deadline. Tell your elected officials: “Vote to save net neutrality.”
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