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Rise of the Political Technologists

Review ­– Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible by Peter Pomerantsev

For a generation such as mine, which attained political consciousness after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet system in the last century, it can sometimes seem strange that the iron fist of dictatorship persists in this era. 856 more words

Censorship

Universities Must Stay Their Trigger-Fingers‏

As an A2 student who has spent over a year planning my progression to higher education, university is never far from my mind. When reading about the sorts of campus censorship – no-platformings and trigger warnings and safe spaces away from critical ideas and interpretations – which seem increasingly prevalent at British and American universities of late, my first thought is often one of irritation. 757 more words

Censorship

Media Analysis 3: Social Media and the Censoring of Graphic Content

The prompt for this post is: As an immediate publication platform, should Twitter take steps to remove and or censor graphic content? As an autonomous, third-party commercial enterprise, is Twitter’s (or Facebook, for that matter) oversight of posted content ethical? 711 more words

Culture

it aint a problem until I make it a problem

Now, i aint talking about rape and murder here

Lets talk about popular problems…You are more lightly to run into a fellow alcoholic, prescription drug user, depressive, mentally ill person more often than a murdering raping terrorist, so lets keep it simple…And then we get down to the nitty gritty reality that most of us call life. 341 more words

Barrie Zwicker and Graeme MacQueen Review "We are NOT Charlie Hebdo"

Truth and Shadows

Despite his being an international outlaw, Kevin Barrett of Wisconsin has been able to turn out a prodigious number of truth-oriented radio programs, articles and published books, including his latest, the anthology We Are NOT Charlie Hebdo! 128 more words

Headlines

My Thoughts About The "Clean Reader" Censorship Controversy.

A couple of months ago, I was reading random opinion articles on the internet when I stumbled across two articles by Lionel Shriver and Joanne Harris… 804 more words

Writing

Happy 4th!

On this festive day, let’s remember what freedom is, what it means to each of us, and the price American men, women, and children have paid for it. 130 more words