Censorship

Facebook Begins Punishing Users For Daring To Use Their Free Speech

Social media giant Facebook has just announced its new and controversial policy regarding free speech. Hidden under the buzzwords “fake news,” Facebook will begin to punish those who share articles they dub as “fake.” How dare a person use their social media account to speak their mind! Since the dawn of the “fake news” era, anyone…

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Net Neutrality Group Fights Ban of Neo-Nazi Internet Site

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has spoken out against the banning of the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer, after back-end web infrastructure companies like GoDaddy and Google cut services to the site for political reasons. Silencing one group could lead to the silencing of others whose opinions companies don’t agree with, the EFF warned, adding that…

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Chaos in Charlottesville: No One Gave Peace a Chance, Including the Police

“What has violence ever accomplished? What has it ever created? …No wrongs have ever been righted by riots and civil disorders … an uncontrolled or uncontrollable mob is only the voice of madness, not the voice of the people … Whenever any American’s life is taken by another American unnecessarily—whether it is done in the name…

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How Can We Learn from the Past If We Erase History?

Removing monuments from the Civil War to erase history is a mistake. This won’t be a popular opinion, and I’m okay with that. Because for now, we still have freedom of speech. While I can understand why some people would strongly disagree, I’d like to respectfully offer a different perspective. My opinion that those monuments…

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Corporations Increasingly Serve As Arbiters Of Public Morality

Major corporations are increasingly expected to play a societal role beyond just providing goods or services: more and more often, they’re expected to weigh in on issues of public morality. In the most instance, the CEOs of Merck and UnderArmor stepped down from the White House manufacturing council following Trump’s initial response to the Charlottesville violence that was widely…

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Social Media Begins Purging Content Creators With Dissenting Views (Video)

It doesn’t matter if you are left/right or right down the middle – if you speak out against the machine, the machine will eat you alive. It’s up you – the reader, the listener, the viewer – to support your favorite Independent Media personalities and publications now more than ever as there is an effort…

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Google Fires Author Of “Outrageous” Memo Slamming Company’s Anti-Conservative Culture

Yesterday we reported that a 10-page document penned by an unnamed Google engineer titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” which criticized the company’s “left-leaning”, “anti-conservative” culture and called for replacing Google’s diversity initiatives with policies that encourage “ideological diversity” instead, led to angry outrage among fellow Google employees and Silicon Valley liberals. The document, published in its entirety…

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Pentagon Suppresses Release of Book on Torture

A former chief investigator at Guantanamo Bay is accusing the Defense Department of withholding the publication of his book, which covers the use of “enhanced interrogation” techniques at the facility, as well as the advocacy of what the author deems torture from top U.S. officials, Reuters reports. The book, entitled “Unjustifiable Means,” according to its…

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YouTube Takes Controversial Steps To Censor Non-Leftists

Stating that the content is “controversial,” not the censorship itself, YouTube has taken the first few steps to censor dissenting views. But it gets worse. YouTube will also begin to censor your searches and fill the results with propaganda while on its website. Last night, YouTube took to its “Official Blog” to more or less announce that…

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