Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Tag: Twitter

What is a public forum?

How a platform operates should not depend upon whether it is owned by a private company or not.

The spread of global hate

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter helped right-wing populists take power. Can they now help rein them in?

Trump tweets another t*rd

Can you see where we’re headed? Down a slippery slope to where true liberty dies.

Tribe Thumps Trump’s Tweet

Trump uses tweets as a means of keeping his image out in the public without paying a dime.

President rages as Twitter labels White House disinformation

Trump has come to depend on his Twitter feed as a way to circumvent the press and directly share his unfiltered thoughts with the public.

Should Facebook and Twitter stop Trump’s lies?

If they are unwilling to protect the public against powerful lies, they shouldn’t have so much power to spread them to begin with.

Power and lies

We now have a president who lies through his teeth and two giant uncritical conveyors of those lies.

Study: Major media outlets’ Twitter accounts amplify false Trump claims on...

News outlets are still failing to grapple with a major problem that media critics highlighted during the Trump transition.

Stop social media platforms from spreading hateful content

Tell social media platforms to stop the spread of hateful content online.

‘What kind of maniacs are running this country?:’ Pentagon rings in...

"Maybe a little more 'Happy New Year!' and a little less 'Watch... our powerful bombs of mass destruction.'"

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Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

Oklahoma Supreme Court puts temporary hold on 3 abortion laws due to go into...

“All of these laws have the same goal: to make it harder to get an abortion in Oklahoma.”
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.
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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.