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Destabilizing Cuba: Sanctions, Pandemic Hardship and Social Media Onslaught
World
Destabilizing Cuba: Sanctions, Pandemic Hardship and Social Media Onslaught
July 15, 2021

Uncle Sam is not going to like Moscow and Beijing making inroads into his self-declared “backyard”. But Uncle Sam has lost all moral authority to make serious objections.

A Country That Has Lost Its Way: U.S. Government and Corporations Combine to Strip Citizens of Their Rights
July 8, 2021

The Biden Administration is calling on Americans to spy on friends, neighbors and family and reporting any “extremist” views to the authorities.

A Country That Has Lost Its Way: U.S. Government and Corporations Combine to Strip Citizens of Their Rights
Society
Jessica Ashooh: The Taming of Reddit and the National Security State Plant Tabbed to Do It
Editor's Сhoice
Jessica Ashooh: The Taming of Reddit and the National Security State Plant Tabbed to Do It
June 12, 2021

That is why it was so surprising that so little was made of the company’s decision to appoint foreign policy hawk Jessica Ashooh to the position of Director of Policy in 2017, at which time it was also the eight most visited site in the U.S.

Israeli Intelligence Colludes With Facebook, Google to Censor Palestinian Voices
May 23, 2021

Palestinians the world over have reported having their content being taken down and their social media accounts blocked on a host of platforms — including Facebook, Instagram and TikTok — for spurious reasons, including anti-hate speech violations.

Israeli Intelligence Colludes With Facebook, Google to Censor Palestinian Voices
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Facebook, Social Media Giants Admit to Silencing Palestinian Voices Online
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Facebook, Social Media Giants Admit to Silencing Palestinian Voices Online
May 19, 2021

El-Kurd and her family are under threat of forcible displacement by Israel settlers and Israeli government forces from their home in Sheikh Jarrah, a neighborhood in Occupied East Jerusalem. Over the past week, Palestinians on the ground have documented both Israeli police brutality and settler violence.

The Israel Narrative Is Crumbling Because of Phone Cameras and the Internet
May 12, 2021

There are a lot of factors contributing to the growing awareness of Israel’s brutality, but I think the main reason is very simple: there are only so many viral videos of unconscionable acts that can be dismissed with “Actually this is way more complicated than it looks.”

The Israel Narrative Is Crumbling Because of Phone Cameras and the Internet
Editor's Сhoice
Govt-Linked CSIS Urges DC to Partner With Social Media Firms to ‘Promote Protests Movements’
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Govt-Linked CSIS Urges DC to Partner With Social Media Firms to ‘Promote Protests Movements’
March 10, 2021

Widespread protests were a feature of 2020, engulfing 68 nations. However, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a pro-regime-change think tank based in DC, is most preoccupied with those in China and Russia.

Conspiracy Theories Are Caused by Government Secrecy
February 15, 2021

The DC Circuit has ruled that the CIA is under no obligation to comply with Freedom of Information Act requests pertaining to its involvement with insurgent militias in Syria, overturning a lower court’s previous ruling in favor of a Buzzfeed News reporter seeking such documents.

Conspiracy Theories Are Caused by Government Secrecy
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