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Irony of America’s TikTok ban
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Irony of America’s TikTok ban
April 8, 2024

In a profound twist, the United States, a herald of free-market capitalism, has taken a step that seems to contradict its core values by banning TikTok. This move, framed as a safeguard against national security threats, actually uncovers a deeper discomfort: America’s struggle to maintain dominance in the digital sphere — a domain it invented and once ruled uncontested.

‘#arrestme’: JK Rowling dares Scotland to enforce anti-free speech law
April 5, 2024

We have previously discussed the growing anti-free speech movement in Scotland with the expanding criminalization of political and religious speech. The new Scottish law is a perfect nightmare for free speech, expanding the potential of a jail sentence for merely insulting language. In response, author JK Rowling has taken a stand and dared the Scottish police to come and arrest her for criticizing transgender status.

‘#arrestme’: JK Rowling dares Scotland to enforce anti-free speech law
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Israel’s Shadow Over Free Speech: The Truth Behind the TikTok Ban Bill
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Israel’s Shadow Over Free Speech: The Truth Behind the TikTok Ban Bill
March 28, 2024

On March 13, U.S. lawmakers overwhelmingly voted in favor of a bill forcing TikTok’s foreign owner, ByteDance, to sell up or face a stateside ban. Its advocates claim the popular video-sharing app is a Chinese Communist Party-controlled national security threat that could be weaponized as a tool of surveillance and manipulation if it isn’t already. Yet, despite the anti-Beijing hysteria running wild, many haven’t swallowed the bait, with even some typically pliant mainstream outlets alleging a far darker rationale.

Manual de desinformación de USAID: censura global en nombre de la democracia
March 27, 2024

Un informe de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID) describe cómo la agencia gubernamental ha estado alentando a los gobiernos, las plataformas tecnológicas, los medios de comunicación tradicionales y los anunciantes a trabajar juntos para censurar grandes franjas de Internet.

Manual de desinformación de USAID: censura global en nombre de la democracia
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USAID’s Disinformation Primer: Global Censorship in the Name of Democracy
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USAID’s Disinformation Primer: Global Censorship in the Name of Democracy
March 22, 2024

By Lan MACLEOD ❗️Join us on Telegram, Twitter , and VK. Contact us: info@strategic-culture.su A report from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) outlines how the government agency has been encouraging governments, tech platforms, establishment media outlets and advertisers to work together to censor […]

Kit Klarenberg: I was Banned From Elon’s ‘Free Speech’ X App for Offending Power
March 22, 2024

Following years of pressure from Israel lobbyists and British spooks, I was finally banned by Twitter/X. What does my removal say about Elon Musk, who flaunts his opposition to censorship, while promising to build an “everything app” where you could lose access to banking and messaging for violating dubious speech codes?

Kit Klarenberg: I was Banned From Elon’s ‘Free Speech’ X App for Offending Power
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Is TikTok a Weapon Against American Hegemony?
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Is TikTok a Weapon Against American Hegemony?
March 20, 2024

TikTok not only destroys Silicon Valley’s monopoly by competing furiously with its platforms, it also steals their space, which was previously shielded, as the White House believed.

Worthy vs. Unworthy Victims: Study Reveals Media’s Selective Coverage of Navalny and Lira
February 29, 2024

Anew MintPress News study of media coverage of the deaths of American journalist and commentator Gonzalo Lira and Russian political leader Alexey Navalny has found that the establishment U.S. press overwhelmingly ignored the former and focussed on the latter.

Worthy vs. Unworthy Victims: Study Reveals Media’s Selective Coverage of Navalny and Lira
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