Day: June 1, 2020

New York Gov. Cuomo says George Floyd protests were ‘counterproductive,’ could exacerbate coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus has disproportionately hit minorities harder than white people, leading to higher infection and death rates in communities of color, due to a lack of resources and scarcity of quality health care. Cuomo said it’s just another example of institutionalized discrimination in the country […]

Talkspace CEO says he’s pulling out of six-figure deal with Facebook, won’t support a platform that incites ‘racism, violence and lies’

Talkspace, a company that provides online therapy, said it is ending its partnership agreement with Facebook following the company’s decision not to moderate a post from President Donald Trump that said “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” Some interpreted it as a call to shoot […]