Les mitaines de Bernie, coulisses d'une photo. Une image culte.
Des milliers de mèmes et un festival de créativité. La photographie du sénateur américain Bernie Sanders, jambes et bras croisés, les mains au chaud dans des mitaines en laine un peu trop grandes en pleine cérémonie d'investiture du démocrate Joe Biden mercredi 20 janvier est devenue un phénomène si viral sur internet, où “Bernie” avait déjà bonne presse, qu'elle a écrasé, en popularité, toutes les autres images de ce jour historique. Bernie s'est soudain retrouvé sur la lune avec Neil Armstrong, à la conférence de Yalta avec Churchill, Staline et Roosevelt, en haut d'un gratte-ciel de New York, les jambes se balançant dans le vide, ou encore en compagnie des protagonistes de Forrest Gump... L'original, on le doit au photographe de l'AFP Brendan Smialowski. Photographe au bureau de Washington depuis 2012, Brendan n'imaginait pas, évidemment, que cette photographie deviendrait un phénomène planétaire. Major corporations say they will stop donating to members of Congress who tried to overturn the election - Popular Information.
On January 6, a violent mob stormed the Capitol of the United States, disrupting the joint session to confirm Joe Biden's victory.
The incident left five people dead, including a member of the Capitol police who was crushed to death in the mele. Now, three major corporations tell Popular Information that they will stop contributing to Republican members of Congress who encouraged the rioters by objecting to the certification of the Electoral College vote. The mob was summoned and whipped into a frenzy by Trump, who still maintains he won the election and relentlessly pushes baseless allegations of fraud. But none of it would be possible without the complicity of certain Republican members of Congress.
Quand la démocratie vacille. Washington - Mercredi au petit matin, un grand jour de couverture se préparait au bureau de l'AFP à Washington: pas moins de 17 reporters texte, vidéo et photo sur le terrain pour couvrir un des rites les plus importants de la démocratie américaine: la proclamation par le Congrès des résultats de l'élection présidentielle américaine.
's Response to Social Media Companies' Decisions to Block President Trump’s Accounts. Like most people in the United States and around the world, EFF is shocked and disgusted by Wednesday’s violent attack on the U.S.
Capitol. We support all those who are working to defend the Constitution and the rule of law, and we are grateful for the service of policymakers, staffers, and other workers who endured many hours of lockdown and reconvened to fulfill their constitutional duties. The decisions by Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and others to suspend and/or block President Trump’s communications via their platforms is a simple exercise of their rights, under the First Amendment and Section 230, to curate their sites. All the platforms that have banned or restricted Trump so far.
Google pulls Parler from Play Store for fostering calls to violence. Google has suspended Parler from the Play Store, as first reported by Axios reporter Ashley Gold.
We’ve confirmed the app is no longer on the store. Here is the full statement, which was shared with The Verge: Permanent suspension of @realDonaldTrump. After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence.
In the context of horrific events this week, we made it clear on Wednesday that additional violations of the Twitter Rules would potentially result in this very course of action. Our public interest framework exists to enable the public to hear from elected officials and world leaders directly. Chaos à Washington: des manifestants pro-Trump sont entrés dans le Capitole. Une scène surréaliste.
Maga v BLM: how police handled the Capitol mob and George Floyd activists – in pictures. The contrast between the law enforcement reaction to the storming of the Capitol on Wednesday and the suppression of peaceful protests in the summer is not just stark – it is black and white.
The Black Lives Matter demonstrators crowd outside the White House on 1 June was a block away from the building and made no attempt to breach its security. It was a mostly Black crowd, and it was charged by a force made up of Washington police, US Park police, over 5,000 national guard troops and federal agencies like the Bureau of Prisons. An army helicopter swooped low over the heads of the protesters. Teargas, batons and horses were used to clear a block so that Donald Trump could stage a photo op outside a church across the road. A national guard commander later admitted there had been “excessive use of force”. Facebook bans President Trump ‘indefinitely’ after Capitol riot.
In a blog post Thursday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook would ban President Donald Trump from its platforms “indefinitely” following a pro-Trump attack on the US Capitol this week.
The ban will not be lifted before Inauguration Day, according to Zuckerberg. “The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President Donald Trump intends to use his remaining time in office to undermine the peaceful and lawful transition of power to his elected successor, Joe Biden,” said Zuckerberg. Ocasio-Cortez stumps Zuckerberg with questions on far right and Cambridge Analytica.
Mark Zuckerberg faced a grueling examination from the Democratic lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday, with questions over the Cambridge Analytica scandal and Facebook’s reluctance to police political advertising.
Ocasio-Cortez and other lawmakers grilled the Facebook CEO during a hearing in front of the US House of Representatives financial services committee regarding the launch of Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, Libra. “In order for us to make decisions about Libra, I think we need to kind of dig into your past behavior and Facebook’s past behavior with respect to our democracy,” the New York congresswoman said, before asking Zuckerberg when he had first learned of Cambridge Analytica’s operations.
Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives have declined to disclose when they found out the company was harvesting and selling user data to influence elections. Collateral Murder. Heather Heyer’s mom gives stirring funeral speech: “This is just the beginning of Heather’s legacy” Susan Bro, the mother of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer, honored her daughter with a powerful speech at Heyer’s funeral Wednesday, delivering a call to action in the wake of the 32-year-old’s tragic death. “They tried to kill my child to shut her up,” Bro said during the speech.
“Well, guess what? Charlottesville: Race and Terror – VICE News Tonight on HBO. Things Trump Has Condemned Other Than White Nationalists. The president arrived to a lectern assembled at his New Jersey golf club on Saturday afternoon shortly after at least one person was killed and 19 others were injured when a car sped into counterprotestors opposing a Charlottesville, Virginia, demonstration by white nationalists and other far-right activists. He’d been scheduled to speak about Veterans Affairs, but first, he said, he wanted to discuss the violence he was “closely following” several hundred miles south. What came next was not a condemnation of white nationalism or white supremacism or Nazism or racism or any other synonym for the ideology of the primarily white men wielding torches to express their opposition to Charlottesville’s decision to remove Confederate symbols from the town.
Instead, he said, “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides, on many sides.” Trump-and-violence. Charlottesville: man charged with murder after car rams counter-protesters at far-right event. A man has been arrested and charged with murder after a car rammed into a group of people peacefully protesting against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one person and injuring 19. Police said a 32-year-old woman had died and that they were attempting to notify her family before releasing more details. Col Martin Kumer, the superintendent of Albemarle-Charlottesville regional jail, told the Guardian that 20-year-old James Fields, of Ohio, had been arrested following the attack on Saturday.
Scenes From the Deadly Unrest in Virginia. Unrest in Virginia Clashes over a show of white nationalism in charlottesville turn deadly A counter-protester strikes a white nationalist with a baton. Take cover, avoid bomb flash. Guam issues nuclear guidelines. Fairytale Prisoner by Choice: The Photographic Eye of Melania Trump. This Indie Space Network Launched the ‘First Protest in Space’ Targeting Trump - Motherboard. Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth person to walk on the Moon, was delightfully blunt about his view of politicians in the space age. "From out there on the Moon, international politics look so petty," Mitchell, who passed away last year at the age of 85 said regarding his experience in space.
"You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, 'Look at that, you son of a bitch.'" Well, the folks at the Autonomous Space Agency Network (ASAN—yes, that's "NASA" backwards), a worldwide space community that promotes in DIY, local, and independent space missions, have made Mitchell's irreverent words a reality.
Our Dishonest President - Los Angeles Times. It was no secret during the campaign that Donald Trump was a narcissist and a demagogue who used fear and dishonesty to appeal to the worst in American voters. À la suite d'Apple, la Silicon Valley se mobilise pour les jeunes transgenres face à Trump - Tech. Google, Facebook, Microsoft ou encore Twitter emboitent le pas d'Apple qui dénonçait le jeudi 23 février avec force l'annulation d'une initiative Obama pour protéger les jeunes transgenres.
Va-t-on vraiment demander les mots de passe des personnes souhaitant entrer aux Etats-Unis ? Le nouveau responsable américain de la sécurité intérieure, John Kelly, a suggéré cette idée devant le Congrès, en précisant qu’il s’agissait d’une piste comme une autre. U.S. Visitors May Have to Hand Over Social Media Passwords: DHS. People who want to visit the United States could be asked to hand over their social-media passwords to officials as part of enhanced security checks, the country's top domestic security chief said. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told Congress on Tuesday the measure was one of several being considered to vet refugees and visa applicants from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Leaks Suggest Trump's Own Team Is Alarmed By His Conduct. Google, Facebook, Uber, Twitter and other tech giants to call travel ban ‘unlawful’ in rare coordinated legal action. Forbes Welcome. Totalitarianism in the age of Trump: lessons from Hannah Arendt. US in the middle of a coup by Donald Trump, Michael Moore warns. The US is in the middle of a coup and hasn't realised, according to Michael Moore. Google's Eric Schmidt: Trump Administration Will Do "Evil Things" - BuzzFeed News. Log In. The Inevitability Of Impeachment. Federal judge blocks Trump immigration order: report. Etats-Unis : les défenseurs des droits civiques remportent une bataille contre le décret anti-immigration de Donald Trump. Une des dispositions du décret interdisant l’entrée de ressortissants de sept pays aux Etats-Unis a été suspendue par la justice, après avoir suscité des manifestations dans les aéroports.
LE MONDE | • Mis à jour le | Par Corine Lesnes (San Francisco, correspondante) Vingt-quatre heures après avoir signé son décret sur les étrangers, Donald Trump a été confronté aux deux contre-pouvoirs qui risquent de mettre sa présidence à l’épreuve : la justice et la rue. Saisie par les associations de défense des droits civiques, une juge fédérale a suspendu, samedi 28 janvier, une partie de l’application du texte « Protéger la nation contre l’entrée de terroristes étrangers aux Etats-Unis » qui interdit aux ressortissants de sept pays musulmans d’entrer sur le territoire américain. Dans la soirée, Ann Donnelly a décidé d’un sursis d’urgence qui interdit momentanément l’expulsion des personnes arrivées dans des aéroports américains avec un visa valide et les autorise à entrer dans le pays. Trump's executive orders, memorandums and proclamations. Inside the confusion of the Trump executive order and travel ban. Google Recalls Staff to U.S. After Trump Immigration Order - Bloomberg.
The State Department’s entire senior management team just resigned. Sources say Trump's CIA visit made relations with intel community worse. Donald Trump delivers speech to CIA to deny feud and criticize media coverage. Pussy hat project uk.businessinsider. The Official Women's March Attendance Numbers From Around the World Are In…
The Internet Won’t Let Trump Get Away With Insulting Meryl Streep. Meryl-streep-golden-globes-speech. Democrats, Trump, and the Ongoing, Dangerous Refusal to Learn the Lesson of Brexit. Les troublantes liaisons entre Trump et Poutine. Donald Trump, le pantin de Poutine. A madman has been given the keys to the surveillance state. White and wealthy voters gave victory to Donald Trump, exit polls show. Lettre à un ami américain qui a voté pour Donald Trump. Cinq raisons pour lesquelles Trump va gagner. Trump will win the election and is more popular than Obama in 2008, AI system finds. Et si on arrêtait avec les bulles de filtre? – L'image sociale.
Bulles de filtrage : il y a 58 millions d'électeurs pro-Trump et je n'en ai vu aucun - Tech. L’élection de Donald Trump, une «jacquerie» contemporaine.