Trump considers Pence's role in certifying Biden's election win 'the ultimate betrayal': report

Trump's last ploy for the presidency: Wage war against reality
Meaghan Ellis

President Donald Trump is not pleased with the role Vice President Mike Pence will have to play in certifying the 2020 election results.

According to a recent report by Axios, Pence, along with "White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, White House counsel Pat Cipollone, U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)," have all become new targets of the president's wrath.

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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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