Lauren Windsor: The quandary for Facebook is that taking down these old fake accounts will not stop the problem of Veritas creating new fake accounts.
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John Townsend: The liberal media are anything but. They and most other “left-leaning” news sources are not reporting. They are spinning.
Ted Rall: Corporate media’s instant reversal on Assange—from rapist scum to First Amendment hero within minutes—elevates self-serving hypocrisy to high art.
James Preston Allen: We have abandoned the crafting of things with our hands to become voyeurs on little screens that provide us with instantaneous gratification and feed our addictions.
Unless and until Assange’s prosecution is dismissed, no publication will be safe from the Administration’s vengeance and overreach. he prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the Espionage Act represents a dangerous turn in President Donald Trump’s war on the First Amendment. Whether you love Assange or loathe him, it is vital to understand the […]
Tom Hastings: Using a massive nuclear reaction to make steam, noted someone years ago, is like using a chainsaw to cut butter. Let’s match the least destructive means to the desired ends.
Ted Rall: To be a Leftist in America today is analogous to how black people felt until recently while watching TV: you don’t see anyone like you.
Ted Rall: The New Yorker and The Economist are prospering because they doubled down on their commitment to detailed long-form journalism about ongoing issues.
Tom Hall: Facebook’s expulsion of Alex Jones provides an opportunity for a wholly self-serving and essentially dishonest pretense that Facebook has some moral compass.
Thom Hartman: Your podcast must be relentlessly entertaining. It must conform to the rules of broadcasting, from voice modulation to clean transitions to resets of topic if a single podcast covers more than one. Keep things popping.
Walter G. Moss: Various liberal and progressive publications have found fault with some of the details of Brooks’ reparations article, but come on! He’s a conservative and yet willing to recognize that reparations to African Americans might be a good idea.
Ted Rall: You know journalists have lost their way when they cheer the arrest and potential extradition to the U.S. of WikiLeaks leader Julian Assange.
Vijay Prashad: Is the Ecuadorian government acting for the U.S. government, asking you to say things about Assange, things that you would obviously not know?