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Thought Police for the 21st Century

By Chris Hedges Source: TruthDig The abolition of net neutrality and the use of algorithms by Facebook, Google, YouTube and Twitter to divert readers and viewers from progressive, left-wing and anti-war sites, along with demonizing as foreign agents the journalists … Continue reading

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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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RT America Torched In Witch Hunt ’17

By Chris Hedges Source: Popular Resistance In one of the most horrendous blows to press freedom since the anti-communist witch hunts of the 1950s, the U.S. Department of Justice has forced the news broadcaster RT America to file under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). The … Continue reading

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The Last Gasp of American Democracy

Chris Hedges’ regular columns for Truthdig.com are consistently informative and provocative, but his latest piece offers a particularly critical analysis of the current political moment in the United States. In the following excerpt he ruminates on a number of recent … Continue reading

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