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Trump Isn’t the Only One Blocking Constituents on Twitter

As elected officials turn to social media to communicate with voters, some legislators are blocking those who disagree with them. Critics say this violates the First Amendment.

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Intervention









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Communications Inequality Comes Home to Roost

Policies set in motion by the GOP and its loyal FCC chief, Ajit Pai, have created a communications crisis. Here’s why, and what we can still do to stop them.

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In Tweet Storm, Trump Warns Comey, Suggests Ending Press Briefings

In a series of Twitter posts early Friday, the president appears to threaten the FBI director he fired and proposes to “cancel all future ‘press briefings’ ” to combat the “Fake Media.”

Posted on May 12, 2017 READ MORE



Reign of Idiots

Heading the mindless generals, economists, bankers and politicians is the King of the Idiots, who victimizes the mass of Americans between tweets.

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Magic 8 Ball









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Get Used to It, America: Brown People Are Here to Stay

Guided by the xenophobic ideology of such advisers as Steve Bannon, President Trump is pushing back against inevitable changes.

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Three Possible Reasons for Trump’s Latest Obama Rant

The new president alleges that his predecessor orchestrated a “Nixon/Watergate”-type plot to tap his phones during the campaign.

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Suit Filed to Halt Trump’s Pro-Corporate Deregulation Scheme

A coalition of progressive groups tries to block the president’s order to roll back two regulations for every new one implemented.

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Trump’s Tweets Are a Sideshow: His Executive Orders Are Building a Corporate State

The Trump era heralds a growing assault on basic government and progressive values.

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From Tweet to Trade War? Trump Upends U.S.-Mexico Relations

It takes the president less than a week to create a major rift with one of the nation’s neighbors and chief trading partners.

Posted on Jan 26, 2017 READ MORE



Via Twitter, National Parks Service and NASA Defy Trump’s Gag on Climate Change Information

Many in the scientific community are also spreading word of an upcoming “Scientists March on Washington.”

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 READ MORE



Internet Helps Afghan Women Find Their Voices in Battle for Equality

In a country considered one of the worst places on earth to be female, social media gives women a way to air and share their views.

Posted on Jan 18, 2017 READ MORE


President Obama Farewell Address









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Trump’s Tweets Are a New Form of Governing by Edict

In driving the news, the president-elect’s “tweedicts” gain the power of implied threats.

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Presidential Seal









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The 15 Warning Signs of Impending Tyranny

As tyrants take control of democracies, this is what they typically do.

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A New Year’s Wish for Donald Trump

A president is supposed to represent all Americans, including those who voted against him and may continue to oppose him.

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Father Time









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Bernie Sanders Says Donald Trump’s ‘Dangerous’ Nuclear Arms Race Talk Must Be Challenged

“Presidents, Republicans and Democrats, have understood that our goal must be to reduce the number of nuclear weapons, not expand them,” the Vermont senator tweets.

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In Lieu of a Press Conference









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Donald Trump Deserves to Be Ridiculed—It’s the One Thing That Terrifies Him

The president-elect has demonstrated repeatedly that he doesn’t like being on the receiving end of certain jokes, making that kind of humor a useful tool for resistance during his tenure in office.

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Tech, Social Media Giants Create Task Force to Identify and Delete Online Terrorist Content

YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft have announced they will create a database—accessible by only the four companies—that shares “online terrorist content” deleted from their respective sites.

Posted on Dec 6, 2016 READ MORE



Twitter Says ‘No’ to Helping Build Muslim Registry

The Intercept reached out to nine tech companies, including Facebook, to see where they stand on helping the Trump administration track Muslims.

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Alec Baldwin’s Return to ‘SNL’ Playing Donald Trump Sets Off Twitter Feud With the President-Elect

“You want more advice, call me,” the “Saturday Night Live” actor wrote to Trump, who tweeted there was “nothing funny” about the sketch starring Baldwin that aired this weekend.

Posted on Nov 21, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Donald Trump Praises Protesters After First Blaming Media for Inciting Them

The president-elect expressed an appreciation for dissent and called for unity in an early morning Twitter message on Friday. But don’t expect the protests to stop or protesters to be silenced.

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‘Trump Unveiled’ Reveals the Big Con of Donald Trump’s Presidential Run

With his casino background, the Republican nominee is an expert at attracting gamblers—people who are willing to throw the dice with the illogical hope it will make their lives better.

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Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Gave Data to a Firm Helping Police Track African-American Protesters

The social media companies’ leaders had previously expressed support for Black Lives Matter.

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Donald Trump Leaves No Doubt That His Campaign Is a Branding Exercise Gone Mad

The Republican nominee has shown us that he is too nasty, immature and undisciplined to be president. We should believe what we see. He should not get any more passes for his actions.

Posted on Oct 3, 2016 READ MORE


Trick or Tweet









Posted on Oct 1, 2016 ENLARGE


Third-Party Candidates, Excluded From the Debates, Participate Via Social Media

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein and Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson took to Twitter and utilized Facebook’s live-streaming service to share their reactions to the first of the presidential debates.

Posted on Sep 27, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


140 Characters









Posted on Sep 4, 2016 ENLARGE


Weiner’s Albatross









Posted on Aug 31, 2016 ENLARGE



The Real Digital Divide Afflicting American Politics

Rather than creating a community, the internet and social media have divided and disengaged us and set our politics adrift.

Posted on Jun 30, 2016 READ MORE



U.S. Border Patrol Could Start Asking for Social Media Account Information

The agency is proposing that visitors to the U.S. provide “information associated with [their] online presence” on visa applications.

Posted on Jun 29, 2016 READ MORE



How Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Others Used Social Media to Reframe News of Orlando Shooting

The Orlando massacre apparently looked quite different depending on the positions and ambitions of the various high-profile parties doing the work of interpreting Sunday’s tragedy.

Posted on Jun 12, 2016 READ MORE



Judge Rules Edward Nero Not Guilty in Freddie Gray Case, but Social Media Disagrees

Twitter users from diverse backgrounds condemned the American justice system with the trending hashtag #NeroTrial.

Posted on May 24, 2016 READ MORE



‘Weiner’ Film Review: This Is What Our Democracy Looks Like

The career of Anthony Weiner (remember him?) may have imploded, but his personal and professional disasters provide the basis for what may be the most unnervingly canny treatment yet of our celebrity-mad political culture.

Posted on May 19, 2016 READ MORE


President Trump









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Donald Trump, the Emperor of Social Media

As FDR mastered radio and JFK conquered TV, Donald Trump rules the Internet like no other candidate.

Posted on May 1, 2016 READ MORE



New York Daily News Editor Is Fired Amid Plagiarism Accusations

An editor removed the attributions from writer Shaun King’s column, causing a storm of plagiarism accusations against King (pictured).

Posted on Apr 22, 2016 READ MORE



Twitter Followers of Each Presidential Candidate Have Vastly Different Media Consumption Habits

Apparently, where you get your news may predict which presidential candidate you support—and no, we aren’t just talking about CNN versus Fox News.

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 READ MORE


Carpet Bombing









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Stop, Breathe and Think: Tips for Effective Pre-Election Posting

Those who are active on social media during this contentious presidential campaign may find themselves either firing off or being hit with nasty language, or both. Here’s some advice for more civilized participation in online exchanges.

Posted on Mar 13, 2016 READ MORE



Donald Trump Explains It All: Post-Iowa Caucus Edition

By any pollster’s gauge, the schadenfreude factor was off the charts on Trump’s social media platform of choice (that would be Twitter) and in various news outlets Tuesday following his bruising defeat by Ted Cruz in Iowa the night before.

Posted on Feb 2, 2016 READ MORE



To Win Back Our Democracy, We Must First Recognize That We Live in an ‘Expository Society’

Critical theorist Bernard Harcourt coined the term to describe our present culture, in which authorities consolidate their power by exploiting our eagerness to volunteer personal information through technology and social media.

Posted on Jan 25, 2016 READ MORE



Bill Cosby Charged With Aggravated Indecent Assault; Bail Set at $1 Million

Prosecutors in Montgomery County, Pa., charged the legendary comedian with a second-degree felony Wednesday for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004.

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