Free Speech is essential if we expect to continue to live in a Free Republic. This should concern everyone!

October 11, 2018Bruce Cain – New Age CitizenHow Facebook (FB) is influencing the 2018 Election by censoring Anti-Globalist users for baseless accusations of "hate speech"Summary:This morning, (10/09/2018), I found my FB account suspended for 30 days (right past the November Election), for the baseless accusation of "hate speech." And it was over a post I …

Facebook announces latest step in censorship campaign, prioritizing “local news”

by Will Morrow (WSWS repost) Tuesday Feb 6th, 2018 9:09 AM Facebook's latest step aimed at censoring online information.6 February 2018 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced January 29 that the social media platform will prioritize news from “local sources” in the News Feed displayed to users. The announcement is the third in a creeping roll-out …

Sen. Cory Booker was LIVE!

Cory Booker was live.I’m excited to join Representatives Barbara Lee and Ro Khanna right now for a live press call announcing the House introduction of the #MarijuanaJusticeAct—a bill that I introduced in the Senate late last year.The Marijuana Justice Act aims to end the federal prohibition on of marijuana in the United States by legalizing …

LIVE! Medicare for All National Town Hall–with Sen. Bernie Sanders!

Medicare for All National Town HallPublic· Hosted by The Young Turks and U.S. Senator Bernie SandersTuesday, January 23 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM ESTThe U.S. Capitol Visitor CenterWashington, District of Columbia 20515DetailsWith the introduction of the Medicare for All Act last year, Sen. Bernie Sanders and 137 of his colleagues in Congress began the …

“You furnish the pictures, I’ll furnish the war.”

Johnny Dangers4 hrs · You’re going to want to read this...“Fascinating personal account by James Risen of his battles with New York Times editors who were colluding with CIA, NSA and White House to kill, alter or delay his explosive stories” -Jeremy Scahill“At the time, I usually went along with these negotiations. About a year …

Louisville Police Have Quietly Built A Massive Online Monitoring Operation

By: Jacob Ryan, WFPL News The Louisville Metro Police Department has spent nearly $140,000 in recent years on social media monitoring software that can track and compile data on a vast number of internet users. Since 2014, the department has expanded the potential of this database, which can catalog up to 9.5 million social media …

Facebook’s Relationship To Marijuana? It’s Complicated

Debra Borchardt ,  Contributor I write about the business of marijuana. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.   Facebook FB +1.08% can’t decide where it stands on cannabis. On the one hand, it says it doesn’t want to promote drug use and bans what it believes is content that approves of marijuana use, …

“Your ad wasn’t approved because the body/title text used in the ad promotes the use or sale of illegal drugs,”

Why Did Facebook Block Our Reporting On Hemp? By Jeff Young • 18 hours ago     Hey, Mark Zuckerberg, can we talk about hemp? No, really, I’m asking: can we? Because a recent experience with Facebook left the impression that reporting on the plant used in products from soap to rope is taboo. Verboten. …

On Good Friday, Presidential Election 2016 Commentaries are open for discussion in the USMJPARTY GROUP…

i   March 24, 2016   The U.S. Marijuana Party has a Public Group on Facebook which will host a COMMENT SESSION concerning the 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION on GOOD FRIDAY, March 25th.   Beginning at 8:00 AM CST tomorrow, March 25th, 2016, the FACEBOOK GROUP of the USMjParty will host a Comment Session on the …

DARPA Study Included Facebook, Twitter Users

Research Included How Social Networks Influence Behavior By W. Brice McVicar in Breaking News Social Media     Social media networks were the focus of a recent DARPA — the Pentagon-run Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency — study in a bid to gain insight to their users. Twitter, Facebook, Kickstarter and others were all examined …

Casper Leitch: FaceBook is censoring activists

  FaceBook is censoring activists - PLEASE visit my profile often and share my links! April 25, 2013 at 5:11pm At first, I thought it was just ME.  But, over time I have encountered SEVERAL activists on FaceBook who SUDDENLY get the same WARNING messages from FaceBook that I have been receiving.  It would seem, …

How Facebook Could End Up Controlling Everything You Watch and Read Online

By Marcus Wohlsen 10.30.14  |   6:30 am  |   Permalink   How many of you are reading this because of a link you clicked on Facebook? In the online publishing industry (which WIRED obviously is part of), Facebook’s influence on site traffic—and therefore ad revenue—is difficult to overstate. Over the past year especially, “the homepage is …

DEA agent sued over Facebook decoy page

DEA agent sued over Facebook decoy page This image obtained by The Associated Press shows a Facebook page for "Sondra Prince." The Justice Department said Tuesday it is reviewing a woman's complaint that a Drug Enforcement Administration agent set up a fake Facebook account using her identity. AP   WASHINGTON - The Drug Enforcement Administration …

The US government can brand you a terrorist based on a Facebook post. We can’t let them make up the rules

Innocent people’s lives are being ruined. Why isn’t anyone watching the watchlist? Arjun Sethi theguardian.com, Saturday 30 August 2014 09.00 EDT Jump to comments (640)   Reasonable suspicion is based on a circular logic – people can be watchlisted if they are suspected of being suspected terrorists – that is ultimately backwards, and must be …