Twitter’s been a free speech paradise compared to Facebook or YouTube because it doesn’t tend to participate in large-scale algorithmic suppression of unauthorized perspectives, writes Caity Johnstone.
Month: November 2021
Craig Murray Is a Free Man
The activist, blogger and former British ambassador to Uzbekistan, who was imprisoned for his journalism, walked free from Saughton Prison in Edinburgh, Scotland on Tuesday.
A Win For Indian Democracy
Narendra Modi’s surrender to the farmers is a win for Indian democracy and for peasants around the world, writes Vijay Prashad.
Gun Rights Steer Clear of NRA’s Dire Straits
There’s no reason to believe that the NRA’s problems will influence how the courts treat gun-rights cases, writes Robert Spitzer.
WATCH: ‘Believing the Propaganda That the Government Follows the Law’
Whistleblower David McBride faces life in prison for revealing war crimes in Afghanistan to the media. Watch his story here.
Sleepwalking into a Nuclear Nightmare
At no point is it permissible to question if these nations might be reacting defensively to western aggressions and discuss the possibility of working toward detente, writes Caity Johnstone.
COVID-19: Experts Warned 8 Months Ago Failing to ‘Vaccinate the World’ Would Lead to Dangerous Variants
Many leading epidemiologists believed the international community had a year or less before mutations proliferate widely.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: On Pardoning Turkeys
While Joe Biden is busy pardoning two turkeys, how many human beings has he pardoned since becoming president?
THE ANGRY ARAB: The Rise and Fall of Aljazeera
There was an inevitable conflict in the roles of the Arab television network that inexorably led to its decline, writes As’ad AbuKhalil.
Arbery’s Killers & the Logic of Slave Patrols
All three suspects were found guilty on Wednesday. It is clear that racism infected every aspect of the case, writes Marjorie Cohn.