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🎧Today’s new products Global Translation Podcast This episode focuses on the changes in work training methods brought about by technology and the pandemic.
Turn the head: Americans may face armed protests in all 50 state capitals of Biden’s inauguration, but New Delhi, India, is facing 96,000 tractors and 12 million protesting farmers. Organizers call it “the longest march in the history of the earth” (The drone picture is here). Farmers want to overturn the new market-friendly farm law, The Supreme Court of India had to temporarily suspend the law on Tuesday.
European allies Skoppen and Pompey
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They don’t buy it.
All the people I talked to read this article Fiona Hill, The star witness of the first Trump impeachment, argue The attack on Capitol Hill was a coup. An ambassador stated that the Trump administration “will hardly get rid of the stench of January 6” and will certainly not resolve it through clichés about a stable government.
The ambassador said that capitals “have been asking us to assess the progress of things.” From Cuba to Yemen, to tariffs and pardons, another ambassador said that they predict Trump will withdraw unless until Congress riots. Now, the diplomatic mission is only as long as possible until January 20. The final fear: “The possibility of launching a military strike somewhere is very small.”
Pompey, no ceremony: From the tiny Luxembourg to the gray corridor of Brussels, no one wants to join the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Victory circle.Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg Jean Arthurborn He even called Trump a “criminal” and a “political gunpowder mania”, so Pompeo canceled his European tour. This is the inside story.Director of the International Rescue Committee David Miliband The former British Foreign Secretary also called Pompeo’s listing of the Houthi rebels in Yemen as a terrorist organization (effective January 19) as “pure diplomatic sabotage.” Aid groups are united, believing that this will prevent the delivery of humanitarian aid.
Sandberg’s QANON problem
Chief Operating Officer of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg After claiming to Reuters about the riots on Capitol Hill, it shined in the technology and security fields on Tuesday: “I think these incidents were largely organized on platforms where we were unable to stop hatred.” The immediate and angry reactions of experts have not yet entered the mainstream, but Sandberg’s deflection strategy may be tied with the rankings Andrew Cuomo Mistake Write a book about his pandemic success, which was still going on at the time.
The spectrum of anger ranges from Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) Call on Sandberg and the CEO mark Zuckerberg resignation Technology reporters see their social content full of anti-Sandberg sulfuric acid And examples of suspicious, readily available Facebook content. Angelo CarussonThe head of the progressive regulator US Media Affairs (MMFA) can hardly contain his anger at Global Translations. He said: “This is not only the history of revisionism, but also some pretty big lies.” He said that Sandberg’s statement failed the smell test. He said: “They either didn’t catch it, or they caught it and didn’t take any action about it.”
Carusone said that Facebook was unable to collect information about QAnon and other extreme organizations (including His team found that “the appeals for rally participants to carry guns have increased,” In the days before the January 6 uprising, although armed protests were illegal in Washington, DC. “So far, many of the people arrested are QAnon activists. Facebook helped them establish connections and made the conspiracy cauldron boiling.”
and Reddit closed the QAnon forum as early as 2018, Anti-Defamation League Research A serious QAnon issue was discovered on Facebook before August 2020. Facebook claims to capture 90% before users report hate speech, Carusone said: “I don’t accept this number at all. The most consumed content on Facebook every day is crazy.” This is a A breakdown of the best performing content on the platform after the election.
Facebook’s chief lobbyist sent a friend request to Brussels: “I want people to say okay, Facebook answered our questions,” Halo Sara, A 36-year-old former center-right political candidate.
Reality check on other platforms: If Twitter can ban 70,000 QAnon accounts this week, it means they can be found. This means it may have found them a few weeks or months ago. at the same time, Right-wing extremist chat is constantly spreading on new platforms.
Europe VS. America abolished culture
No, Angela Merkel As many people said on Monday, he did not advocate that President Trump should stay on Twitter.Merkel’s argument is echoed by the French finance minister Mayor BrunoIt is this decision that is too important to be left to the technical CEO and opaque company committees. “What shocked me was that Twitter was the one who closed his account. The digital world cannot be regulated by digital oligarchs.” Inter Milan. More reactions.
In Germany, there are already systems for dealing with illegal and hateful content. Nazi propaganda is banned, and terrorist content must be notified to public authorities immediately and removed quickly. When the terrorist content law was implemented in 2017, the threat of a $60 million fine did not work: A gunman broadcasted the attack on the German synagogue live, and a local lawmaker was shot after being targeted online.The law was changed. Although Facebook, Google and Twitter now regularly report how much content they have deleted, critics abound. Berlin is Revise its law again. still, Some US Twitter users like Virginia Heffernan (Viriginia Heffernan), Transferred to an account with a location in GermanyTo take advantage of the troll protection provided by German law.
Global risks and trends
Spillover Effects of U.S. Capital Riots
Anticipation-more error content law: The Civil Liberties Committee of the European Parliament voted for Require social media platforms to delete horror content within one hour after publishing itAfter three years of voting without a majority, it was passed by 54 votes to 13. European digital copyright NGOs have been lobbying against the law, believing that vague definitions of terrorist content will allow political censorship.Pirate party Patrick Breyerr told POLITICO, “With this regulation, Viktor Orbán Legal content may be removed throughout the European Union. ”
Expectation-propagation of technological disadvantages: What happened in the United States is not to stay in the United States. Uganda this week demonstrated the two-way effect of abolishing culture: Facebook suspended multiple accounts controlled by Ugandan government officials Agence France-Presse reported that on the eve of Thursday’s election.According to reports, the Ugandan government has requested the country’s mobile service providers “Access to iOS AppStore, Google PlayStore and YouTube is prohibited.” Uyghur Chinese tweets are also banned
Expectations-more role reversals: Melanne VerveerGeorgetown (Georgetown) women, the executive director of the Institute of Peace and Security often work with women to stabilize foreign politics. Weaverwell said that this week, she found herself asking foreign collaborators about how they support the United States: “One way is a commitment to truth, a basic claim that reality is not negotiable.”
Don’t expect—a perfect world of advertising campaigns: The reason why U.S. corporate political donations fell off the cliff is that “the risks posed by its political activities have increased tenfold.” Bruce ReedChairman of the Political Accountability Center. In other advanced democracies, boundaries are clearer and risks are limited. Billionaires and multinational corporations are legally allowed to fund political candidates in countries such as Australia, Denmark, Germany, and Turkey, but the combination of free TV airtime, political party campaign funding and time-limited campaign activities makes few people bother. Other democracies from Japan to Canada to South Korea have clear limits on campaign contributions and spending.Over the years, even though Deutsche Bank has accepted Trump’s commercial bailout, it is true When Ocean Music Pen Need a bank loan, she had to turn to Russia: Because no French bank will contact her.
China stays away from debt-laden growth: As the United States is about to enter the infrastructure financing debate, the global infrastructure engine China is retreating. Newest victim: Rapid Rail Network.
Job recovery spotlight
🎧 New products today Global Translation Podcast This episode explores new ways of working in the post-pandemic world. As the orthodoxy of career paths gets better and better, Luiza Savage and Ryan Heath focus on training workers and helping them work in new career-centric plans.
Fast training program recommended by the American Chamber of Commerce: Ceo Tom Donohue On Tuesday, it said that a broad-based economic recovery in 2021 depends on re-skilling and support for workers, and called on the government to fund a “fast training program.”
Wang Ziqin Leading Singapore’s SkillsFuture program and told Global Translations that the city’s establishment is nothing more than “a national movement in the pursuit of mastery of skills,” which includes a discount of $375 to $950 for every adult in the country and “absence” “Payroll”, a government-funded system that can pay up to 90% of workers’ wages for training time. Ong, who was the director of military intelligence in Singapore, advised the United States to start operations: “You will not increase troops in one day. You can grow it for many years so that you can have it when you need it.
Ravi Kumar, The president of Infosys told Global Translations that he hired students based on their ability to learn, not the brand name of the degree. Infosys runs a “refined school infrastructure” and provides 8 to 10 weeks of tailor-made training for new employees, at a cost of approximately $20,000 per student. Other companies like IBM are pursuing a public-private partnership model: Technology The company was founded in Brooklyn ten years ago and currently operates in 28 countries.
Boris VS Beijing-The pangolin dies: Boris Johnson Tell the world OnePlanet Summit On Monday, the coronavirus pandemic was to blame on Chinese medicine. Johnson said: “It originated from bats or pangolins, because the belief in dementia believes that if you grind the pangolin scales, you will somehow become more powerful or whatever people believe.”
High Altitude-Trudeau named former Astronat as Minister of Foreign Affairs: Mark Gagno He flew on a space shuttle in 1984 and is now the fourth foreign secretary in five years. Francois Philippe Champagne A person who was relegated to an innovative portfolio in the cabinet reorganization. Gano has lived in Houston for nine years and is considered the main force..
United Nations-Guterres for the second consecutive season: Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres It was officially announced on Monday that he was seeking a second five-year term. India, Mexico, Norway, Ireland and Kenya have joined the Security Council as temporary members for 2021 and 2022.
Thank you Edited by Blake Hounshell and Nirvi Shah