Black Agenda Report for June 7, 2018: Toward a 21st Century Left, Nationalizing the Banks, The Real Problem With Joy Ann Reid

7 June 2018 — Black Agenda Report

What Would An Authentic 21st Century US Left Look Like? 

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor The left in the US is nowhere near contending for actual power. What would a left that COULD contend for power look like in the 21st century?

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medConfidential Bulletin, 8th June 2018

8 June 2018 — MedConfidential

The UK’s new Data Protection Act, which implements the EU-wide General Data Protection Regulation, came into force on 25th May. Significant changes are underway, but how much will change in the NHS?

What just happened?

The day before GDPR came into effect, staff at NHS Digital were ordered not to release any “anonymised” patient data. Data releases were resumed the following day, but NHS Digital is still discussing what it terms “operational issues” (i.e. what patient information can now be considered “anonymous”) with the Information Commissioner’s Office. 

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