Covid conspiracy theories are driving people to anti-Semitism online

Covid conspiracy theories are driving people to anti-Semitism online

October 16, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

A warning: Conspiracy theories about covid are helping disseminate anti-Semitic beliefs to a wider audience, warns a new report by the antiracist advocacy group Hope not Hate. The report says that not only has the pandemic revived interest in the “New World Order” conspiracy theory of a secret Jewish-run elite that aims to run the……

The covid tech that is intimately tied to China’s surveillance state

The covid tech that is intimately tied to China’s surveillance state

October 13, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Sometime in mid-2019, a police contractor in the Chinese city of Kuitun tapped a young college student from the University of Washington on the shoulder as she walked through a crowded market intersection. The student, Vera Zhou, didn’t notice the tapping at first because she was listening to music through her earbuds as she weaved……