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Ben & Jerry's apologizes for "Taste the Lin-sanity" ice cream

It seems too many "clever" media and advertisers think the way to respond to Asian Americans is with a joke, an ethnic stereotype or a plain old slur.

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Senate hopeful Hoekstra slammed for racist Super Bowl ad

Racism and far-right politics go hand-in-hand. With Michigan Senate hopeful Pete Hoekstra's Super Bowl ad, the whole nation got to see it for themselves.

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Will Facebook get a ‘like’ in China?

Facebook wants to reach China's Internet population, but critics and analysts are doubtful of its prospects there.

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Fighting for immigrant rights in Alabama: a video interview

Last June Alabama passed one of the most draconian anti-immigrant laws in the country. Immigrant rights activists describe it as Arizona's bitter law on steroids.

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FBI wants to follow people on Facebook and Twitter

The FBI is planning on monitoring all 'publicly available data' on social networks like Facebook and Twitter, through a new system it wants to develop.

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After blackouts, anti-piracy bills lose support

The bills had the financial backing of major corporate interests including the film and entertainment industries,  and cable television, among others.

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Pat Buchanan loses platform at MSNBC?

Buchanan has not appeared on the network since October.

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Mind reading machines on the way?

Based on societal trends and extensive study, technology giant IBM has predicted that in the near future, machines will read minds.

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Internet lies could become federal crime

Many social networks are filled with false information about people - from fake screen names to false details about appearance.

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Civil rights groups say: Tell MSNBC to fire Pat Buchanan

Buchanan has written a new book that predicts among other things the '"end of white America."

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