This facebook community was born in opposition to the facebook community REPORTING RACISM (SEGNALIAMO IL RAZZISMO). The community administrator specifies that this page is open to everyone whose comments on REPORTING RACISM have been deleted or addressed as racist ones. Most of posts express a racist point of view and concern mainly cultural and political issues relating to migrants.
This Facebook community is a fake: it is registered as an NGO fighting racism, while it explicitly conveys racists contents reporting and exploiting news about crimes committed by immigrants in Italy.
This Facebook community is called “Stop landings to Lampedusa” and has born as an apolitical movement fighting against immigrants´ arrival in Lampedusa island in Southern Italy. Though the community administrator does not explicit his of her racist point of view, most of profile posts express racist opinions which make immigrants guilty about bad and disrespectful behaviors.
The gay rights advocacy group Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has launched an effort on Facebook to sway public opinion on same-sex marriage. Can social media activism be quantified and transformed into a significant force in American politics? Millions of Facebook and Twitter users across the globe changed their user profile pictures last week to a version of the HRC equals sign logo, showing their support for same-sex marriage as the issue was being weighed by the US Supreme Court.But some question whether viral campaigns on social media will ultimately have any impact in Washington DC.
A crew of intrepid Citizen TV makers learning to shoot with WORLDbytes, take to the streets to investigate public attitudes to immigration. On asking people what they think about the idea of ‘Open Borders’ many responses are refreshingly positive. Some may argue this is because it’s Hackney and Wood Green in Cosmopolitan London but its clear old fashioned ‘racism’ has had its day. Politicians can not blame the 2nd class citizenship they impose through immigration law on public attitudes. ‘Too few resources’ for ‘too many people’ is more common but we’ll visit the streets to check out public views on that next.
Artist Io Tillett Wright has photographed 2,000 people who consider themselves somewhere on the LGBTQ spectrum and asked many of them: Can you assign a percentage to how gay or straight you are? Most people, it turns out, consider themselves to exist in the gray areas of sexuality, not 100% gay or straight. Which presents a real problem when it comes to discrimination: Where do you draw the line?