It was when I watched the documentary "The Social Dilemma" on Netflix when I realized that the most influential social media companies are built by white people with a capitalistic goal. The film was revelatory regarding the huge power these networks have over our lives on many levels, socially, culturally and politically. And the fact … Continue reading The censorship of Facebook and Instagram to posts about #Palestine shouldn’t come as a surprise
When reading the excerpts of the trial of Derek Chauvin - the policeman who killed George Floyd, it really made me sick for a moment. A nauseating feeling, a powerless, weak feeling and a lump in my throat.The defence in the case brought witnesses to the stand saying “drugs killed George Floyd” and “the knee … Continue reading Not watching Derek Chauvin’s trial is the same as white silence during the Black Lives Matter protests
My blood is boiling after reading all the comments on Twitter on the Clarissa Ward report about Myanmar. In my blog yesterday I explained why the CNN journalist’s visit to Myanmar is problematic. Yesterday her report was broadcasted and the 8 minutes and 34 seconds of her (excusez le mot) dumbness reporting totally proves the … Continue reading White silence about the Clarissa Ward report for CNN is more disturbing than the news itself.