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PRESS RELEASE: Internet's largest sites join activists to Reset the Net: Wordpress, Twitter, Tumblr, Dropbox, Mozilla, Google, CloudFlare, Sendgrid all join campaign to block surveillance and secure the web.

fight4future:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Ellen Satterwhite
Email: esatterwhite@glenechogroup.com
Phone: (719) 963-2722

Internet Users, Activists, and Tech Companies Unite to Shut Off Large Parts of the Web to Mass Government Spying

On the first anniversary of Snowden’s whistleblowing, Internet…

(Source: fight4future)

fotojournalismus:

The war in Syria has claimed more than 130,000 lives and, as these images reveal, it is also laying waste to its historic buildings and Unesco-listed sites — Read more
Pictured: The Old Souk, Aleppo. Above in 2007 and below in 2013.
(via guardian)

fotojournalismus:

The war in Syria has claimed more than 130,000 lives and, as these images reveal, it is also laying waste to its historic buildings and Unesco-listed sites — Read more

Pictured: The Old Souk, Aleppo. Above in 2007 and below in 2013.

(via guardian)

Médecins Sans Frontières mais pas sans moi ! Aujourd’hui, je suis #AVECMSF et soutiens les médecins sur le terrain. http://thndr.it/1hkC5kw

Médecins Sans Frontières mais pas sans moi ! Aujourd’hui, je suis #AVECMSF et soutiens les médecins sur le terrain. http://thndr.it/1hkC5kw

whitehouse:

You’ve probably heard of The Great Gatsby. But what about The Great Gatsby Curve?
It’s a pretty wonky chart that illustrates how rising inequality is jeopardizing our tradition of economic mobility for future generations.
So what does this mean? Kids of wealthy parents already have more opportunities to succeed than children of poor families—and this is likely to get worse unless we take steps to ensure that all children have access to quality education, health care, and other opportunities that give them a fair shot at economic success.
Learn more.

whitehouse:

You’ve probably heard of The Great Gatsby. But what about The Great Gatsby Curve?

It’s a pretty wonky chart that illustrates how rising inequality is jeopardizing our tradition of economic mobility for future generations.

So what does this mean? Kids of wealthy parents already have more opportunities to succeed than children of poor families—and this is likely to get worse unless we take steps to ensure that all children have access to quality education, health care, and other opportunities that give them a fair shot at economic success.

Learn more.