Ex-White House Counsel Jack Quinn Says Trump’s Advisers Could Flock to Mueller After Bombshell McGahn Report

CNN is reporting that White House Counsel Don McGahn, who has agreed to cooperate in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing Russian investigation, spent more than 30 hours speaking to Mueller’s team. And during an interview with CNN’s Brooke Baldwin today, CNN senior legal analyst Jack Quinn and former deputy assistant secretary of policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Paul Rosenzweig both weighed in on McGahn’s cooperation with Mueller.

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Imagine you've forgotten once again the difference between a gorilla and a chimpanzee, so you do a quick Google image search of “gorilla." But instead of finding images of adorable animals, photos of a Black couple pop up.

Is this just a glitch in the algorithm? Or, is Google an ad company, not an information company, that's replicating the discrimination of the world it operates in? How can this discrimination be addressed and who is accountable for it?

“These platforms are encoded with racism," says UCLA professor and best-selling author of Algorithms of Oppression, Dr. Safiya Noble. “The logic is racist and sexist because it would allow for these kinds of false, misleading, kinds of results to come to the fore…There are unfortunately thousands of examples now of harm that comes from algorithmic discrimination."

On At Liberty this week, Dr. Noble joined us to discuss what she calls “algorithmic oppression," and what needs to be done to end this kind of bias and dismantle systemic racism in software, predictive analytics, search platforms, surveillance systems, and other technologies.

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