The US political/media class have been pushing hard for more authoritarian policies to stave off the threat of "domestic terrorism" in the wake of the Capitol riot. President Biden, who was already working on rolling out new domestic terror policies well before January sixth, confirmed after
To stop the exacerbation of Trumpism the talking heads are recommending internet censorship, regulations on media, new domestic terror laws, literally anything they can possibly think of except changing the conditions which gave rise to Trumpism.
The most imminent threat to US democracy is not Russia,
Point of order regarding Sheldon Adelson: the correct term for someone who spent his whole life being an asshole and then died is "dead asshole", not "philanthropist".
The Capitol riot wasn't the worst thing a US president has done.It's not even the worst thing this current
Patriot Act 2.0 will be rolled out with a lot of mindless bleating about white supremacists and fighting fascism, and the actual policies and laws put into place will have virtually nothing to do with any of those things. They will be geared at preventing
A lot's been happening really fast. It's a white noise saturation day and it's impossible to keep track of everything going on, so I'm just going to post my thoughts on a few of the things that have happened.❖Biden has announced plans to roll out
The United States received a very small taste of its own medicine today as rioting Trump fanatics temporarily forced their way into the nation's Capitol building, and now the whole nation is freaking out.I am being generous when I say that America was given a
YouTube, whose corporate owner Google is arguably the most powerful company on earth, is now deleting user videos which claim the US election was fraudulent.YouTube's official statement on its decision to do this is very revealing, not so much for what it says as for
Journalist Glenn Greenwald has made major waves throughout mainstream and alternative media by resigning from The Intercept, an outlet he co-founded in 2014 with the stated mission of holding power to account with the power of unrestricted journalism.Greenwald says he resigned because Intercept editors refused to
In a solid new article titled "Facebook and Twitter Cross a Line Far More Dangerous Than What They Censor" on the cross-platform silencing of The New York Post's publication of Hunter Biden's emails, The Intercept's Glenn Greenwald writes the following:
That is always how it will
It's extremely foolish to let monopolistic tech oligarchs have this unprecedented influence over the flow of information. I shouldn't have to keep saying this, but here we are.If online censorship keeps tightening, the internet will cease to be an information-democratizing tool of the people to