Posts Tagged “censorship”

Censorship is a weapon of tyranny not freedom

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Censorship is a weapon of tyranny not freedom

Censorship is a weapon of tyranny not freedom By Ray Hanania Applauding Censorship is horrible. Censorship is a disease that undermines freedom from within. Oppressors who hide behind the cloak of Democracy use censorship as a means to control the public by limiting what the public sees. Censorship restricts what the public hears and says,…

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Bullies and cliques plague Nextdoor Social Media site

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Bullies and cliques plague Nextdoor Social Media site

Opinion: Bullies and cliques plague Nextdoor Social Media site Nextdoor, the social media site that allegedly is intended to bring “neighbors” together to discuss local issues and concerns, is more of a bully pulpit for narrow-minded political partisanship where cliques dominate the discussions and censor anyone they dislike without accountability. The Nextdoor site often portrays…

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Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall

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Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall

Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall A fight at the Orland Park Mall in southwest Suburban Chicagoland has become the focus of a debate over censorship by social media giant Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram. The video attracted many comments including some that turned the video into a symbol of racism and…

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How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio

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How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio

How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio Alice Speri, a writer with The Intercept, will join radio host Ray Hanania on Friday December 11, 2020 at 8 AM EST on “The Ray Hanania Show” on WNZK AM 690 Radio in Detroit to discuss rising censorship on Social Media platforms like Facebook…

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Radio host files lawsuit against Governor Pritzker

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Radio host files lawsuit against Governor Pritzker

Radio host files lawsuit against Governor Pritzker Chicago radio talkshow host Amy Jacobson, a popular former Chicago TV reporter, has been banned by Gov. J.B. Pritzker from attending his daily and political coronavirus briefings. Jacobson co-hosts the conservative weekday morning radio show “The Answer” with political activists Dan Proft and the show is among the…

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Challenging racist laws that restrict free speech

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Challenging racist laws that restrict free speech

Challenging racist laws that restrict free speech By Ray Hanania Letter I wrote to Illinois Representative David Harris of Arlington Heights (Republican) who introduced a bill last year to expand the existing anti-BDS law that prohibits Americans from criticizing a specific foreign country, Israel. I criticize Israel’s government and will continue to criticize Israel’s government…

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Illinois Prisons ban Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book on Attica

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Illinois Prisons ban Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book on Attica

Illinois Prisons ban Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book on Attica A lawsuit filed alleges a violation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments of the US Constitution Attorneys filed a lawsuit Thursday (Sept. 13, 2018) on behalf of historian Heather Thompson, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning book “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy” was…

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Illinois Prisons accused of censoring prisoner news

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Illinois Prisons accused of censoring prisoner news Newsletter Publisher Files Censorship Suit Against Illinois Dept. of Corrections (IDOC). Prisoners denied newsletter providing vital legal information The Human Rights Defense Center (HRDC), a non-profit organization based in Lake Worth, Florida, will file a federal lawsuit Tuesday (Feb. 13, 2018) against the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) that alleges…

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