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Governments and corporations escalate Internet censorship and attacks on free speech

By Andre Damon Source: WSWS.org The year 2018 has opened with an international campaign to censor the Internet. Throughout the world, technology giants are responding to the political demands of governments by cracking down on freedom of speech, which is … Continue reading

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Zucktown, USA

Facebook, Amazon, and Google are reviving the ill-fated “company towns” of the Gilded Age By Julianne Tveten Source: The Baffler EARLIER THIS YEAR IN SILICON VALLEY, a phalanx of six-figure-earning Facebook engineers confronted Mark Zuckerberg about subsidizing their extortionate rents. Meanwhile, the contract … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Belongs to the Corporatocracy

By C.J. Hopkins Source: The Unz Review Back in October of 2016, I wrote a somewhat divisive essay in which I suggested that political dissent is being systematically pathologized. In fact, this process has been ongoing for decades, but it has been … Continue reading

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Censorship in the Digital Age

By Jason Hirthler Source: CounterPunch The grand experiment with western democracy, badly listing thanks to broadsides from profiteering oligarchs, may finally run ashore on the rocks of thought crime. In the uneven Steven Spielberg project Minority Report, starring excitable scientologist Tom … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Banned From Facebook For Sharing An Article About False Flags

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: OpEdNews.com My personal Facebook account, which has the maximum 5,000 friends and an additional 5,000+ followers, has been blocked from posting for three days. My page hasn’t been blocked yet, but we’ll see; I shared the article … Continue reading

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The conspiracy to censor the Internet

By Andre Damon and Joseph Kishore Source: WSWS.org The political representatives of the American ruling class are engaged in a conspiracy to suppress free speech. Under the guise of combating “trolls” and “fake news” supposedly controlled by Russia, the most … Continue reading

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The War on Social Media is Being Stepped Up

By Jonathan Cook Source: Dissident Voice A really social media, one where we can freely express ourselves and where we alone control the content, is the problem. It must be stopped at all costs. First, it was “fake news”: the … Continue reading

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The Silencing of Dissent

By Chris Hedges Source: Information Clearing House The ruling elites, who grasp that the reigning ideology of global corporate capitalism and imperial expansion no longer has moral or intellectual credibility, have mounted a campaign to shut down the platforms given … Continue reading

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