A Purge’s Progress

“If you are reading this I’m already dead…”  Nick Monroe on being banned from Twitter for the Orwellian offense of “ban evasion”: You’re reading this because I’m gone now. Twitter permanently banned me for a “ban evasion” lasting three-and-a-half years.  They say my account – which amassed almost 50,000 followers and has appeared on numerous news websitesContinue reading “A Purge’s Progress”

Media v Media

Google’s Perspective algorithm is a tool for censoring “toxic” speech based on word combinations that isn’t effective enough for censorship proponents. (Who come mostly from media. Oliver Darcy’s efforts on CNN were crucial to the campaign to ban Alex Jones. They should just give him the Pulitzer. Come on, msm, you know you want to.) CableContinue reading “Media v Media”

Hate in Context

An opinion piece in the NYT: Manal al-Sharif, co-founder and leader of the #Women2Drive movement and founder and CEO of Women2Hack Academy, is author of the memoir “Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman’s Awakening.” As a Saudi Arabian woman who has lived most of her life under one of the last surviving absolute monarchies in theContinue reading “Hate in Context”