Indigenous activist on blocking Mauna Kea telescope: “If not now, when will we stand?”

Indigenous activist on blocking Mauna Kea telescope: “If not now, when will we stand?” For ten years, activists and organizers have been fighting to block the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope atop the summit of the sacred mountain Mauna Kea. The proposed site for the 18-story telescope is the highest mountain in the world from the seafloor, a source of water for indigenous communities, and is known as one of Hawaii’s most spiritual mountains. The summit of the mountain is also part of Hawaiian ceded lands: land that is…

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Yemen’s Houthis Maintain Upper Hand, as Peace Talks Proceed

Yemen’s Houthis Maintain Upper Hand, as Peace Talks Proceed A UN-brokered ceasefire to protect the port of Hodeidah appears to be holding, while the United Arab Emirates are withdrawing, having achieved their objectives, says Patrick Cockburn. Also, US Congressional effort to stop US support for the war is having an effect Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate. The Real News Network

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Trump administration’s ‘scientific oppression’ threatens US safety and innovation – Every time there is delay, suppression or manipulation of government science, Americans pay the price in their daily lives. Congress must act.

Trump administration’s ‘scientific oppression’ threatens US safety and innovation – Every time there is delay, suppression or manipulation of government science, Americans pay the price in their daily lives. Congress must act. submitted by /u/mvea to r/EverythingScience [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Does Facial Recognition Technology Make You Grimace? New Website Offers Map of Where It’s Being Used by Law Enforcement and How to Get It Banned.

Does Facial Recognition Technology Make You Grimace? New Website Offers Map of Where It’s Being Used by Law Enforcement and How to Get It Banned. By B.N. Frank Think law enforcement using facial recognition technology to catch criminals isn’t a big deal?  You may want to review new website  – Ban Facial Recognition – and reevaluate your position.  According to it: Facial recognition surveillance programs identify the wrong person up to 98% of the time. These errors have real-world impacts, including harassment, wrongful imprisonment, and deportation. Facial recognition software programmatically…

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