Monday, May 23, 2022

Tag: censorship

How to get teenagers to read important books? Ban them.

There’s no better way to get a teenager to read a book than to ban it.

Jailing of a British blogger should worry journalists on both sides...

Given the aforementioned instances of the state going after leakers, the censorious trends in the Anglophone media are reasons for concern.

US censorship is increasingly official

While corporate media like to highlight the many press freedom shortcomings of hostile foreign nations, the censorship worries start much closer to home.

Is Big Tech too powerful? Chris Hedges & Ramesh Srinivasan debate...

“To allow these companies to essentially function as de facto platforms for censorship and manipulation … harkens back to the way civil liberties were eviscerated in the wake of 9/11.”

Profit, not free speech, governs media companies’ decisions on controversy

Government rules and regulations do little to limit what television shows, films, music albums, video games and social media content are available to the public.

GOP Climate Denial Syndrome Sweeps Wisconsin

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker recently imposed a "gag order" prohibiting public lands workers from talking about climate change while on the job. The worst part about it, Walker wants to be the next president of the U.S.

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One-stop fix to the election rejection scam: Demand candidates must accept the ...

If we don’t stop this scourge of election rejection, then the future (and innate rights) of citizen voting are bleak

Tucker Carlson’s ‘great replacement’ theory comes from an anti-American Nazi

Why has the American far right adopted an anti-American conspiracy theory as its rallying cry?

Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“

The Ukraine war’s collateral damage

Is the health of an overheating world at stake?

Nearly 90,000 small businesses in US expected to close after Senate GOP kills main...

"Senators who ensured this fate instead of providing the relief small business needs now must be held accountable."