Here Are 15 Internet Memes That Missed The Funny Mark. But See What Makes 'Em Totally Worth Sharing.
You may have heard by now, but big telecom corporations are bullying their way to Internet domination. And to be frank, it's completely anti-freedom. Unless you're anti-freedom, help us spread the word.
If You Think America And The United States Are The Same Thing ... No
The creator of this video has one goal that your education probably didn’t: to make sure you know just how much America is in your America, and how much America ISN’T in your America*.If it sounds complicated now, it won’t after you press play.
A Cartoon That Explains The Really Big Thing Our Government Is About To Screw Up
At some point this year (or before!), you may have heard about net neutrality. Some have called it “the free speech issue of our time.” I call it “Let's please, please, please not ruin the Internet.” You can call it whatever you want, but it’s really important to understand what it is. And that’s exactly what this comic will help you do.
Some Guy Turned A Supreme Court Justice's Disapproving Words Into A Rad Feminist Anthem
The words "Supreme Court dissent" might usually trigger a huge yawn. But in the aftermath of the ruling that allows employers to deny birth control coverage to employees on the basis of religious beliefs, the word "dissent" got really hot, really fast, and I’m pretty sure Ruth Bader Ginsburg (the Notorious RBG) is the reason why. If you don’t feel like reading all 35 pages of the brilliance she dropped in it, it’s cool. This dude took out the best parts and added a guitar.
3 Examples Of 'Religious Freedom' That Come With A Side Of 'Are You Kidding Me?!'
Yay, America: where we all have the freedom to practice religion as we please, or to not practice at all. But where in that freedom does it talk about using religion as a license to discriminate against others? Something isn't right here...
They should probably stop looking at your dirty texts (and all the other ones too).
It's been a year since the whole world woke up to the U.S. government's massive collection of phone calls, emails, and texts of ordinary folks (and the occasional foreign dignitary too). What's the fallout? Well, for one thing, the Supreme Court ruled on June 25, 2014, to protect our cellphones from warrantless searches. It's good these guys are keeping an eye on it.
An uncomfortable truth about the web that makes it a lot less awesome than it should be
Here in America, we often take it for granted that the Internet is a good thing. We browse Facebook, watch videos, and occasionally buy shoes. However, we must realize that the Internet can be used against us — which is precisely the point of this video.At 2:40, the myth-busting begins. Then, at 4:40, we hear how dictators manipulate the Internet for their own purposes. And by 8:10, the speaker gets really real about how we're using the web.
John Oliver Goes Off On An Epic, Fact-Checked, Mic-Dropping Rant For 13 Minutes That You Need To See
This topic is so boring, I'm not even going to tell you what it's about. John Oliver's epically informative and hilarious analysis will have to do the talking. It's REEAALLY important. Please watch. You'll laugh and learn why the boring is actually quite imperative to us. I'm begging you to stick around to at least 4:02, as it's really important to understanding how they could really make things worse.