Rideshare drivers and supporters demand better wages and working conditions at Uber SF headquarters

A protester demands better wages and working conditions outside Uber’s San Francisco headquarters on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. (Photo: Brett Wilkins) Scores of spirited demonstrators, including many Uber and Lyft drivers and others showing solidarity, rallied outside Uber headquarters in San Francisco’s Mid-Market district on Wednesday to demand rideshare companies Read more…

Elizabeth Warren, Break Up Big Tech

Elizabeth Warren wants to ‘break up Big Tech’. So do we.

Massachusetts senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren published a Medium post on Friday calling for the breakup of big technology companies in service of “protecting the future of the Internet” by encouraging competition and innovation. “Today’s big tech companies have too much power — too much power over our economy, our Read more…

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UMass Amherst Bans Iranian Students From Science, Engineering, Tech Studies

Two student groups have blasted an outrageous University of Massachusetts Amherst policy that bans Iranian students from enrolling in a wide range of science, engineering and technology courses due to US sanctions policy against the Islamic Republic. Beginning on February 1, the prestigious university stopped admitting Iranians to various programs Read more…