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 [...]

Snowden Warns Against Trump Social Media Ban

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

NSA whistleblower and internet freedom advocate Edward Snowden has cautioned the public against celebrating President Trump’s recent social media ban. “I know a lot of folks in the comments [who] [...]

Socialise Big Tech

By Thomas Hanna and Michael Brennan, Tribune Magazine. -

On Wednesday 9 December, the Federal Trade Commission and forty-eight states and territories sued Facebook for its illegal social networking monopoly after an extensive investigation. The [...]

Canadian Military Wants To Use Propaganda, Other Techniques Domestically

By David Pugliese, Ottawa Citizen. -

The Canadian Forces wants to establish a new organization that will use propaganda and other techniques to try to influence the attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of Canadians, according to [...]

On Contact: The Disintegrating Media Landscape

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to journalist and author Matt Taibbi about the rapidly disintegrating media landscape and the consequences of that disintegration. Taibbi has been [...]

Biden And Liberal Censorship

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

We can thank liberals for turning social media platforms into the biggest champions of censorship in the country. Frustrated in the wake of the 2016 election debacle, they rushed to cover up for [...]

Court Refuses To Block Information On Who Police Targeted In Social Media

By Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal. -

Massachusetts’s highest court will not block the disclosure of police reports that could show the Boston police department has targeted Black and Latinx men for surveillance on social [...]

Chop Chop: The Liberatory Militancy Of Guillotine Memes

By Tim Bruno, Roarmag.org -

They dropped suddenly. Anarchists tattooed guillotines down their arms. Outside the office of Virginia Governor and sometimes blackface performer Ralph Northam, protesters chanted lyrics by [...]