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Watch: OneShot — Addie Card, The Face Of Child Labor

As a member of the National Child Labor Committee, starting in 1908, Lewis Hine photographed working children. His images helped expose their plight and end the practice. During World War I, he used his camera to document American Red Cross relief work in Europe. In the 1920s, Hine made a series of "work portraits' of children in dangerous factories. In 1938, the U.S. Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act, which prohibited anyone under the age of 16 from working during school hours. Hine's photographs were instrumental in bringing about that change.

Addie Card, 12 years — © Lewis Hine / OneShot

Addie Card was 11 when she became a spinner for a cotton mill in Vermont, where she and her older sister worked together. This photograph became a symbol of child labor reform, and was made into a 32-cent postage stamp in 1998.


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Absolute Free Speech Is A Recipe For Violence: Notes From Paris For Monsieur Musk

Elon Musk bought Twitter in the name of absolute freedom. But numerous research shows that social media hate speech leads to actual violence. Musk and others running social networks need to strike a balance.

Absolute Free Speech Is A Recipe For Violence: Notes From Paris For Monsieur Musk

Freedom on social networks can result in insults and defamation

Jean-Marc Vittori

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PARIS — Elon Musk is the world's leading reckless driver. The ever unpredictable CEO of Tesla and SpaceX is now behind a very different wheel as the new head of Twitter.

He began by banning remote work before slightly backtracking and authorizing it for the company’s “significant contributors.” Now he’s opened the door to Donald Trump to return to Twitter, while at the same time vaunting a decrease in the number of hate-messages that appear on the social network…all while firing Twitter’s content moderation teams.

But this time, the world’s richest man will have to make choices. He’ll have to limit his otherwise unconditional love of free speech. “Freedom consists of being able to do everything that does not harm others,” proclaimed the French-born Declaration of the Rights of Man in 1789.

Yet freedom on social networks results not only in insults and defamation, but sometimes also in physical aggression.

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