New York To Keep Investments Linked To Russian Social Media Site Home to Neo-Nazi and Anti-Gay Groups

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Coca Cola, McDonalds, and Burger King, keep advertising there, too. View this image › Queer Nation / Via vk.com #LGBT activists have since February been pushing the city and state of #New York to divest of holdings connected to the Russian social network VKontakte (VK) because it hosts the pages of hundreds of Neo-Nazi and […]


City of Palo Alto Opens Its Arms to Open Government

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#Palo Alto, Calif., is already well known as a global center of technology innovation, with companies from Google to Facebook having once called it home. However, the city itself hasn’t fully embraced technology’s potential to disrupt local government — until now. The city of Palo Alto is announcing Tuesday the launch of a new #open […]


14 Facts Everyone Should Know About The California Drought

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It isn’t just affecting Californians. BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1408131343); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3414993”).innerHTML = “posted on ” + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(1408131343); }); According to The Weather Channel, this has been the hottest year on record in #california. The current #drought continues to persist, affecting farm workers, crop, and #water levels. View this image […]