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Who’s “White Enough” for These Airbnb Hosts? – Next City

Who’s “White Enough” for These Airbnb Hosts? – Next City | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Racial profiling in the so-called “sharing economy.”

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AirBnB users 'prefer white guests to black'

AirBnB users 'prefer white guests to black' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Harvard Business School study of five American cities warns that the online
sharing economy makes discrimination easier as hosts forgo as much as $100
in income in order to select preferred renters...

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He shows how the news talks about black people by talking about white people instead.

He shows how the news talks about black people by talking about white people instead. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Just a heads-up: This is satire. This. Is. Satire. But that's why it's so freaking good.
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A Boy In America Explains To A Girl On The Other Side Of The Globe How Racism Feels

A Boy In America Explains To A Girl On The Other Side Of The Globe How Racism Feels | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What happens when kids around the world talk to each other? They learn they aren't alone.
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What Ferguson Says About the Fear of Social Media - NYTimes.com

What Ferguson Says About the Fear of Social Media - NYTimes.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

“The most significant challenge encountered in this investigation has been the 24-hour news cycle and its insatiable appetite for something, for anything, to talk about. Following closely behind were the nonstop rumors on social media.”

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Hacker Collective Anonymous Targets the KKK in Missouri - Intelligence Report (blog)

Times LIVE Hacker Collective Anonymous Targets the KKK in Missouri Intelligence Report (blog) The hacker collective Anonymous has launched a campaign to target the Ku Klux Klan following the group's claim they will use “lethal force” against...
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Is the sharing economy colour blind?

Is the sharing economy colour blind? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

It’s probably hard to dispute that the world is, by and large, a fairer place than its ever been.  Discrimination, on whatever grounds, is now widely condemned.  Whilst racial discrimination is frowned upon however, there have been a number of studies suggesting that our behaviours aren’t always aligned with our beliefs (at least our public ones). - See more at: http://www.adigaskell.org/blog/2014/02/28/is-the-sharing-economy-colour-blind/#sthash.YmBhHQcM.dpuf

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Will the Sharing Economy Unleash Latent Racism?

Will the Sharing Economy Unleash Latent Racism? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, Benjamin Edelman and Michael Luca released a paper arguing that Airbnb customers racially discriminate between potential hosts.
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Airbnb and the "sharing economy" still suffer from old-fashioned racism

Airbnb and the "sharing economy" still suffer from old-fashioned racism | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Airbnb has a problem with racial discrimination because America does.

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Airbnb May Be Prime Real Estate For Racial Bias

Airbnb May Be Prime Real Estate For Racial Bias | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Photo courtesy of Airbnb.A new working paper from Harvard University reveals how our so-called "sharing economy" doesn't exactly share and share alike.
Specifically, the study's trio...

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Reddit’s ugly, racist secret: How it became the most hateful space on the Internet

Reddit’s ugly, racist secret: How it became the most hateful space on the Internet | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The powerhouse website is turning a blind eye to hate, explains Southern Poverty Law Center's Keegan Hankes
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The architecture of dissent | Al Jazeera America

The architecture of dissent | Al Jazeera America | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
On Dec. 13, the largest of the recent waves of protests against racist, aggressive and militarized policing tactics — spurred by the failure to indict the officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner — took place across the United States.
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A cause for Internet hacking: Anonymous vs KKK - Daily Athenaeum

A cause for Internet hacking: Anonymous vs KKK - Daily Athenaeum | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The year 2014 has been a year characterized by the media storm of issues related to hacking and privacy in this digital age. 
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Anonymous Unmasks Racist KKK Creeps Threatening Lethal Force Against Ferguson Protesters (Images/Video)

Anonymous Unmasks Racist KKK Creeps Threatening Lethal Force Against Ferguson Protesters (Images/Video) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Anonymous has responded to KKK threats to use "lethal force" against African-American Ferguson protesters by de-masking the Klansmen.
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Racial Discrimination In The Sharing Economy - Forbes

Racial Discrimination In The Sharing Economy - Forbes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

New research from Harvard Business School shows how online marketplaces like Airbnb can inadvertently fuel racial discrimination against sellers.  The problem? The ubiquity of profile pictures.


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