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The Quiet Return of Feudalism
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The Quiet Return of Feudalism
July 15, 2020

Few policy items have more ominously heralded the ongoing realignment of our politics than Universal Basic Income. That its proponents and detractors can’t seem to agree on what UBI is intended for in the first place is merely a measure of that omen.

Silicon Valley Has Effectively Banned the Freedom of Speech. It’s Time We Take It Back
May 31, 2020

This sort of corporate control, which borders on pure fascism, has no place in a democracy, Robert Bridge writes.

Silicon Valley Has Effectively Banned the Freedom of Speech. It’s Time We Take It Back
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Silicon Valley Is Destroying American Democracy by Playing Political Favorites
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Silicon Valley Is Destroying American Democracy by Playing Political Favorites
June 21, 2019

As the social media companies hide behind their ‘private’ corporate status in order to curb political speech on their platforms with total impunity, they are exerting, at the very same time, powerful influence on the political process.

Silicon Valley and ‘Communication Weapons of War’
April 11, 2019

I was in the New York Public Library recently doing research in the archives when I stumbled on a 1944 pamphlet from Western Electric, the old American techno-telephone monopolist. It’s called “Circuits for Victory” and its 40 glossy, slickly produced pages are dedicated to one thing.

Silicon Valley and ‘Communication Weapons of War’
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How One of America’s Premier Data Monarchs Is Funding a Global Information War and Shaping the Media Landscape
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How One of America’s Premier Data Monarchs Is Funding a Global Information War and Shaping the Media Landscape
February 19, 2019

Omidyar’s political empire consists of a web of organizations overseen by its center of administration: the Omidyar Group. Each outfit appears to be an independent entity with its own staff and directors. Taken together, however, these organizations pursue a mission that reflects the vision of the billionaire behind it. 

Silicon Valley Morphing into the Morality Police
December 9, 2018

Silicon Valley used to be technology companies. But it has become the "morality police," controlling free speech on its platforms.

Silicon Valley Morphing into the Morality Police
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Silicon Valley’s War Against ‘White, Male Conservatives’ Is a War Against America
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Silicon Valley’s War Against ‘White, Male Conservatives’ Is a War Against America
September 30, 2018

Political bias runs far and deep inside of Silicon Valley, and following the defeat of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, the tech giants are now poised to make life very difficult for conservatives.

Alex Jones and the Rise of Corporate Censorship
August 9, 2018

How can we convince the owners of social media to permit the freest speech possible and to trust their users to negotiate the world of ideas for themselves? This is the question we should be asking ourselves, rather than concocting more ways to encourage these corporate overlords to censor and blacklist.

Alex Jones and the Rise of Corporate Censorship
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