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The Twitter Wars: Suppression of Free Discourse

Twitter was once hailed as a key asset for the free exchange of ideas, abd that was instrumental in the protests in Iran, Tunisia, and Egypt. However, in recent days, left-wing users in America have taken to suppressing conservative accounts on Twitter. They have used Twitter’s anti-spam measures to shut down conservative voices by flagging their accounts en masse as spam.
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Egypt Protests: The Tunisia Effect

News : The Daily Beast (4 years ago)

With echoes of Tunisia's recent uprising, today's riots against Cairo's 30-year regime have already left three dead. Newsweek's Babak Dehghanpisheh and Mandi Fahmy report from the scene. It's the Tunisia effect. For nearly two weeks... Read Post

Unrest Spreads in Egypt, Iran, Tunisia, Morocco: Protests Reach Day 3 In Cairo, Anti-American Sentiment Spreading With Domino Effect

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Protests over the anti-Islam film thicken in Egypt as demonstrations press into a third day near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.They threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at the embassy and at police officers trying to disperse the raucous c... Read Post

Another victory for the Heckler's Veto

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (23 hours ago)

The Heckler's Veto is becoming one of the preferred instruments of cultural control and speech suppression in America. It's fairly easy to pull off: you just have to convince the authorities - college administrators, the police, the... Read Post


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