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image Senate Passes Resolution to Restore Net Neutrality Amid Massive Public Outcry 480_timarch8_1.jpg by via FFTF
Today the US Senate passed a resolution to restore net neutrality in a historic upset over the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repeal....
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 9:26PM
image Ten Palestinian Journalists Attacked by Israeli Forces journalist3-alray.jpg by IMEMC
About ten Palestinian journalists were injured by Israeli fire on Monday, while covering the Israeli aggression against Palestinian protesters along Gaza border, the government media office reported, according to Al Ray....
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 7:54PM
image Alex Jones and Company Hit with Defamation Suit 480_alex-jones-via-infowars-screengrab_1.jpg by Dr. Danny Weil, ESQ
It is time to take Jones and his merry band of fascists to a jury trial. The public deserves to understand the difference between malicious defamation emotional distress, and free speech ginned up by lies, distortions and defamation. For this, we need to leave the issue not in God's hands, but in the hands of a competent jury....
Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:11PM
text What was the Fluoride Death Smog Disaster? & Other Questions re Fluoridation by jenny miller
In one of the most successful PR campaigns in the history of the world, Edward Bernays convinced the American public to start adding toxic industrial waste to our water supply. Now, decades later, the evidence shows zero benefit to the public and immeasurable harm....
Posted: Thu Mar 1, 2018 11:12AM
text For an international coalition to fight Internet censorship by Editorial Board of the WSWS (repost)
An open letter from the International Editorial Board of the World Socialist Web Site to socialist, anti-war, left-wing and progressive websites, organizations and activists...
Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:39AM
text Corp Controlled Public radio normalizes Trump’s misleading response to deadly train wreck by repost
Corporate Controlled Public radio normalizes Trump’s misleading response to deadly train wreck...
Posted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:42PM
text Boycott Utah by Chuck Tripp
Following the collaboration between the Trump administration and Utah's politicians in their efforts to kill the Bear's Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments in southeastern Utah, it has become absolutely imperative that U.S. and international consumers boycott all goods, products and services originating in that state. This should include refusal to purchase Utah agricultural products, attend Utah colleges and universities, visit Utah's ski resorts and parks, or purchase tech...
Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:03PM
image Google hiring 10,000 reviewers to censor YouTube content 480_google_censorship.jpg by Zaida Green (WSWS repost)
Google is escalating its campaign of internet censorship which will have an immense impact on online political discourse....
Posted: Fri Dec 8, 2017 2:49AM
image Broadband monopolies to censor Internet content 480_ajit_pai.jpg by Kevin Reed (WSWS repost)
There is a growing consensus within the ruling establishment that the Internet must be purged of oppositional, left-wing, socialist and anti-capitalist ideas, with the ending of net neutrality being yet another major step toward the implementation of Internet censorship. The recently released plan by the Federal Communications Commission to abolish net neutrality has evoked mass opposition across the US and around the world....
Posted: Tue Dec 5, 2017 8:58AM
image Facebook Shuts Down Event Page for Student Walk Out Against Richard Spencer 480_stop-spencer-university-michigan.jpg by It's Going Down
The Facebook page, ‘Stop Spencer at the University of Michigan’ is organizing and promoting a whole week of events, including a student walkout against Spencer on Wednesday and even a student strike on Thursday. On Monday however, Facebook took down the event page for the student led walk-out....
Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:57PM
text Net neutrality and the drive to censor the internet by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
People embraced the internet because it promised a free and unimpeded way to access and share information. The Trump administration is now paving the way for widespread government censorship and the end of treating internet services as a public utility....
Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:40AM
text FCC plan to repeal “net neutrality” gives telecom giants control of Internet access by Kevin Reed (WSWS repost)
Under the guise of fighting “fake news” and unsubstantiated claims of Russian interference in the 2016 US elections, proposed changes to the FCC’s regulatory policies are being advanced by the state to intensify censorship of left-wing and anti-war websites in preparation of further attacks on the democratic rights of the entire working class....
Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:51AM
image Google’s Eric Schmidt admits political censorship of search results 480_google_censorship.jpg by Niles Niemuth (WSWS repost)
Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, confirmed that the world’s largest Internet company is, in close coordination with the state, manipulating search results. That Schmidt makes such a statement so openly is a warning that an increasingly open and unrestrained attack on free speech and political expression is being prepared....
Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:45AM
text US brands RT a “foreign agent:” A chilling move against free speech by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
Under pressure from the US government, RT America has announced that it would register as a “foreign agent” under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). This sets a precedent for delegitimizing RT as a news source, to intimidate its journalists and guests, and for taking similar actions against other news outlets. It also lays groundwork for labeling a much broader range of news outlets to blacklist and criminalize them based on their political views....
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:30PM
text US congressional hearings on “extremist content” prepare assault on free speech by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
The alarm must be sounded! The campaign to mount a drive to criminalize political opposition within the United States will reach a new milestone when officials from Facebook, Twitter and Google testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee and the House and Senate intelligence committees. What is involved is nothing less than the greatest attack on the First Amendment since the Second World War....
Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:08AM
text Pacifica Radio Board Secretly OKs Bankruptcy Filing & Seeks NY Signal Swap by Pacifica Whistleblower
In secret meetings on Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, the Pacifica Foundation National Board, which governs the 5-station nonprofit progressive radio network, voted over strong opposition to authorize its executives to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and initiate an effort to make a lucrative deal to swap the frequency of iconic New York station WBAI with another station holding a less desirable signal position....
Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:03PM
image Google escalates blacklisting of left-wing web sites and journalists 480_google_censorship.jpg by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
In an unprecedented attack on free speech, Google has removed leading left-wing websites and journalists from its popular news aggregation platform, Google News. The changes to Google News mark a new stage in a systematic campaign of censorship and blacklisting that has been underway at least since April, when Ben Gomes, the company’s VP of engineering, said Google was seeking to promote “authoritative” news outlets over “alternative” news sources....
Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:52AM
text Democracy Now:Who’s Hacking Who? Americans, Not Russians, Disenfranchise Millions of Black by repost
The capitalist media and "left" outlets like "Democracy Now" are supporting the Democratic Party hack line that the "Russian Hacking" is the reason Hillary lost the election....
Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:46PM
text Court decision in Empire State Bldg versus Pacifica & WBAI by reader
In two short words: We lost. (Report from Steve Brown in NY)...
Posted: Sat Oct 7, 2017 4:08PM
image To the American News Networks: Quit Exploiting Victims of Natural Disasters & Gun Violence 480_abc_logo_1.jpg by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
AMERICAN NEWS NETWORKS: QUIT EXPLOITING VICTIMS OF NATURAL DISASTERS & GUN VIOLENCE!...
Posted: Wed Oct 4, 2017 6:05AM