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Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/when-billionaires-and-the-government-work-together-to-control-information ❖ Facebook restricted visibility of the New York Post's Hunter Biden laptop story in the lead-up to the 2020 election after receiving counsel from the FBI, according to Facebook/Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.“So we took a different path than Twitter,” Zuckerberg

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/new-media-are-as-intertwined-with-imperial-power-as-old-media ❖ Alan MacLeod has a new article out with Mintpress News showing how most of the supposedly independent "fact-checking" organizations which Facebook has partnered with to police the information people are allowed to see on the platform about the war

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/the-empire-is-showing-more-and-more-of-its-true-face ❖ Genocide walrus John Bolton outright admitted to planning foreign coups with the US government in conversation with CNN's Jake Tapper on Wednesday. That's coups, plural.While arguing that the Capitol riot on January 6th of last year was not an

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/censorship-by-algorithm-does-far-more-damage-than-conventional-censorship ❖ Journalist Jonathan Cook has a new blog post out on his experience with being throttled into invisibility by Silicon Valley algorithmic suppression that will ring all too familiar for any online content creators who've been sufficiently critical of official

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/meta-censors-anti-imperialist-speech-in-obedience-to-the-us-government ❖ Anti-imperialist commentator Richard Medhurst reports that Instagram has deleted some 20 images from his account and given him a warning that he could face a permanent ban if he continues making similar posts. The posts in question are screenshots

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/biden-administration-completely-kills-the-its-a-private-company-so-its-not-censorship-argument ❖ In what's surely the biggest "Imagine the outrage if Trump had done that" moment to date, the Biden administration has admitted that it is giving Facebook a list of accounts to censor for spreading "disinformation" about the Covid-19 response."We've

Listen to this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/silicon-valley-algorithm-manipulation-is-the-only-thing-keeping-mainstream-media-aliveThe emergence of the internet was met with hope and enthusiasm by people who understood that the plutocrat-controlled mainstream media were manipulating public opinion to manufacture consent for the status quo. The democratization of information-sharing was going to give rise to a