Jan 132022

On January 11, the Maine Green Party asked U.S. District Court Judge Lance Walker for the same ballot access relief that he had granted to the Libertarian Party, relative to petitions for candidates to get on primary ballots. See this … Continue reading

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Jan 132022

Inspired by a long tradition of impossible objects, this ‘impossible portal’ created by coded loop artist @jn3008 challanges your mind leaning toward you or away from you according to the point of the portal you focus on [site: https://t.co/plmRoKqIzF] pic.twitter.com/R1tBs64EMW

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Jan 132022

A survey of thousands of Kroger workers finds that while its executives rake in millions, homelessness and food insecurity are rampant among its workforce.
A grocery store worker rings up items at a Ralphs Supermarket in California. (Frederic J. BROWN / AFP via Getty Images) A survey of more than ten thousand workers at Kroger, the fourth-largest private employer in the United States, finds that homelessness and food insecurity are rampant among union grocery store employees lauded as essential throughout the pandemic. Among the respondents, who work at Kroger-owned stores in Southern California, Colorado, and Washington State, 14 percent have been homeless in the past year, 36 percent worry about eviction,…

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Jan 132022

Last year Google quietly pushed a new feature to its Android operating system allowing users to optionally disable 2G at the modem level in their phones. This is a fantastic feature that will provide some protection from cell site simulators, an invasive police surveillance technology employed throughout the country. We applaud Google for implementing this much needed feature. Now Apple needs to implement this feature as well, for the safety of their customers. 
What is 2G and why is it vulnerable?2G is the second generation of mobile communications, created in 1991. It’s an old technology from a time when standards bodies did not account for certain risk scenarios such as rogue cell towers and the need for…

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