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TFGL2021 - S2 - Ep 8 - Bothsidesism

  • S11E8
  • 39:34
  • May 27th 2021

In this episode we’re talking about a global movement that is putting people living with disabilities on the business leadership agenda. We’re also talking about how the online world is responding to asks for support for charities in Palestine. We also chat about how algorithms on Facebook and Twitter may be further suppressing marginalized voices around the globe.


This week’s topics:

Stat of the week

Two years ago, they launched the campaign to get 500 national and multinational, private sector corporations to be the tipping-point for change and help unlock the social and economic value of people living with disabilities across the world. They just became The Valuable 500

Firms 'lose trillions' by ignoring disabled consumers - BBC


Charity news of the week

Gaming network IGN is facing a staff revolt after senior management stepped in to delete, and apologise for, a post linking readers to charities and organisations in Palestine. - The Guardian



Tech news of the week

Tech and their difficult role in global conflict:

Instagram, Twitter blame glitches for deleting Palestinian posts - Reuters


Instagram Censored Posts About One Of Islam’s Holiest Mosques, Drawing Employee Ire - Buzzfeed News


Israel-Gaza: Why is the region blurry on Google Maps? - BBC


A Rant or Nice of the week?: 

Young Man stabbed while trying to break up a fight is immortalised in FIFA - The Guardian


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