Social media platforms are aggressively censoring challenges to the dominant narrative on Ukraine, the ruling Democratic Party, the wars in the Middle East and the corporate state.
Information Warfare From Pre-History to Ukraine
The Ukraine war is rife with information warfare from both sides, rising to a ubiquity and sophistication perhaps never seen before, says Joe Lauria.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Great Acquiescence — Glory to Ukraine
Americans don’t merely acquiesce to the imperium’s wars, interventions, collective punishments and assorted other deprivations. They actively embrace them.
WATCH: CN Live! — ‘Crushing Dissent’ With George Galloway, Chris Hedges, Scott Ritter and Jill Stein
Join us as we examine the information warfare being waged to enforce a single narrative about the war in Ukraine. Watch the replay.
SCOTT RITTER: Twitter Wars—My Personal Experience in Twitter’s Ongoing Assault on Free Speech
At some point, the U.S. people, and those they elect to higher office need to bring Twitter in line with the ideals and values Americans collectively espouse when it comes to free speech and online identity protection.
Facebook Warns About Consortium News Story
Facebook has put out contradictory warnings about a Consortium News article on the Bucha massacre: it both says the piece does and does not violate its standards. Joe Lauria reports.
Caitlin Johnstone: Twitter IS ‘State-Affiliated Media’
Twitter has been working in steadily increasing intimacy with the U.S. government since it began pressuring Silicon Valley platforms to regulate content in support of the establishment following the 2016 election.
Chris Hedges: On Being Disappeared
YouTube has removed the entire six-year archive of the author’s show “On Contact.” This censorship, he says, is about supporting what I.F Stone reminded us is what governments always do — lie.
WATCH: Alternative Media & the Russia-Ukraine War
Consortium News editor-in-chief Joe Lauria and former C.I.A. officer John Kiriakou join Shadowproof‘s Kevin Gosztola for a conversation about the importance of alternative media during the Russia-Ukraine War.
WATCH: Lauria & Galloway on Censorship Over Ukraine
George Galloway speaks to CN Editor Joe Lauria about censorship and the war in Ukraine. Security analyst Mark Sleboda adds perspective on the origins of the war.