Twitter Bans African Anti-Imperialists

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

Since November 3 and 4, when the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) started the ongoing civil war in Ethiopia by attacking a federal army base, Western policymakers and their stenographic [...]

Censorship Is The Last Gasp Of The Liberal Class

By Daniel Haiphong, Mintpress News. -

On November 8, 2021, Twitter locked my account for a period of one day for responding to corporate media darling and Russiagate fanatic Keith Olbermann’s slanderous reply to journalist Wyatt [...]

Newly Released Documents Expose US Meddling In Venezuelan Elections

By Kit Klarenberg, Resumen. -

America’s interference in the electoral process in Venezuela is laid bare in a series of files that reveal how Washington provided significant investment to train political activists in [...]

Meet The Nicaraguans Facebook Falsely Branded Bots Days Before Elections

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Just days before Nicaragua’s November 7 elections, top social media platforms censored top Nicaraguan news outlets and hundreds of journalists and activists who support their country’s leftist [...]

Meta Deletes Over 1,000 Nicaraguan Accounts Days Before Election

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik News. -

On Monday, Ben Nimmo, the head of Facebook-turned-Meta’s global threat intelligence strategy, announced that the social media giant had taken down what he claimed was a “a troll farm run by the [...]

CIA And DoD-Connected Organizations Mapping WikiLeaks Supporters

By Talk Liberation. -

For Julian Assange and those closest to him, the journey to the Royal Courts of Justice this week has been arduous and fraught with nail-biting intrigue and danger. Scheduled to appear on October [...]

Misinformation’s Deadly Profit Motive

By Jessica González and Carmen Scurato, Common Dreams. -

"When it comes to misinformation, not sharing is caring," Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said during a White House press briefing last week. His advisory offers a detailed account of the ways that [...]

The Israel Narrative Is Crumbling

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

Social media is teeming with viral video footage of police assaulting peaceful worshippers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, of Israelis cheering and chanting “Yimach shemam (may their names be [...]

@HoodCommunist Twitter Ban Shows Why Offline Organizing Is Important

By Lisa Snowden-McCray, The Real News. -

Erica Ryan, one of the members of the Hood Communist collective, says that the group’s suspension from Twitter shows just how important on-the-ground, in-person organizing really is. Ryan spoke [...]

How Corporate America Supports Racism, Hatred And Exploitation

By Lee Camp, ScheerPost.com. -

If you’ve been paying even a modicum of attention to the world at large, you’ve noticed that white supremacists constitute a bit of a problem in America. They led an insurrection at our Capitol [...]

Content Control

By Nicole Froio, Dissent. -

Historically, the state and religion have been the institutions that control what people can and cannot say, punishing people for their thoughts, for their actions, and for their words. Silicon [...]

Enforcing Orthodoxy

By Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News. -

YouTube’s decision to remove a Consortium News CN Live! segment on Feb. 24 formidably takes its place among many such incidents involving numerous social media carriers and the enterprises that [...]

‘Disintegration’ Of Political System Helps Explain Rising Censorship

By Mohamed Elmaazi, Sputnik News. -

Increased social media and tech censorship must be understood in the wider context of the establishment desperately seeking to hold on to what used to be called "the vital centre", a US-based [...]

A Common Platform: Reimagining Data And Platforms

By Thomas Hanna, Mathew Lawrence and Nils Peters, The Next System. -

On October 20, 2020, the US Department of Justice filed an antitrust action against Google, the first step in what might be one of the biggest anti-monopoly cases of this century. With Google [...]

Facebook Purges Left-Wing Pages And Individuals

By Andre Damon, WSWS. -

On Friday, Facebook carried out a purge of left-wing, antiwar and progressive pages and accounts, including leading members of the Socialist Equality Party. Facebook gave no explanation why the [...]