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Wednesday: Mar 20

Tech Wars: How Social Media Undermines Democracy

Wed. March 20, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Location:

UVa Garrett Hall

235 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, Va.

Kathleen Hall Jamieson (Cyberwar) and Siva Vaidhyanathan (Antisocial Media) discuss ways in which social media challenges contemporary democracy by undermining responsible journalism and supporting innumerable tools for false messages and interference in U.S. elections, among other tactics.

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Tags: Business, Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Global, History, Language / Culture / Folklife, Law / Supreme Court, Nonfiction, Social Justice

Friday: Mar 22

Organizing for the Common Good: Labor Unions & Strikes in America

Fri. March 22, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

City Council Chambers

605 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Jessica Salfia (55 Strong) and Lynn Waltz (Hog Wild) discuss their personal experiences with and research into contemporary labor unions and strikes in America, from the West Virginia teachers’ strike to the world’s largest meatpacking union.

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