Here’s How ISIS Uses the Internet to Fight Its Wars: Here’s What We’re Reading Today

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Here’s what we’re reading:

1. What Sadiq Kahn, London’s new Muslim mayor, teaches us about Islamophobia

“The more you demonize Islam and Muslims, and the more Muslims are treated as ‘them’ and not ‘us,’ the more you push people apart. Fear and loathing is not a strategy for integration. Last week, Londoners, in the words of their new mayor, chose ‘hope over fear, and unity over division.’ It’s an example for the rest of Europe.”

+1: Here is everything you should know about the Brexit, Britain’s June 23 referendum on it’s EU membership.

+1: Economically, what would happen if Britain left the EU? The IMF has some answers, and they’re pretty alarming.

2. Everything you ever wanted to know about how ISIS uses the internet

“They talk on Telegram and send viruses to their enemies. BuzzFeed News’ Sheera Frenkel looks at how ISIS members and sympathizers around the world use the internet to grow their global network.”

3. Don’t want to vaccinate your kids? Ontario might force you to take a science class

“Health Minister Eric Hoskins tabled a bill Thursday that would, if passed, require any parent filing religious or moral objections to complete a course intended to inform them of the importance of immunization, the dangers of foregoing it and the purpose of ‘herd immunity.'”

4. Facebook will get more politically biased, not less

“But its users very much want to be known as politically biased. People like and share articles that align with their identities. The stories we push to our friends make statements about who we are.”

+1: The inside story on Facebook’s biggest setback, its Free Basics service in India.

+1: On Facebook, Donald Trump’s butler and in-house historian just called for Barack Obama’s assassination. The Secret Service are investigating.

5. Aging isn’t inevitable

From Nautilus: “The great variety of aging styles among plants and animals suggests it can be controlled.”

Photo: BuzzFeed News