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January 19, 2022
What’s Really Behind the Microsoft-Activision Deal
It isn’t the end of the console wars but the start of the metaverse wars.
October 20, 2021
Championing Mental Health Is the Latest Celebrity Grift
The Sussexes are cashing in on the wellness explosion, and it couldn’t be more craven.
October 18, 2021
Mark Zuckerberg Knows Exactly How Bad Facebook Is
Whistleblower testimony proves the social media giant is harmful and dishonest, and can't be trusted to regulate itself.
June 22, 2021
Appointing Lina Khan May Be the Best Thing Joe Biden Has Done
Massive corporations have wielded extraordinary power over our economy for the past 40 years. That’s about to end. Why? Because there’s a new sheriff in town.
June 16, 2021
Loss Runs Like a River Through My Life
On grief’s unequal racial burden, and the Internet as a vehicle to negotiate survival and turn collective grief into collective action.
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February 24, 2021
Facebook Remains a Threat to Democracy
Resisting a push for regulation and protective of right-wing extremism, the social media giant is making fake concessions that only increase its power.
February 12, 2021
Cancel Culture’s Latest Victims
These conservative intellectuals have been silenced forever.
January 25, 2021
The High Cost of Quieting Down Trump
In a misguided effort to create the illusion of balance, centrist institutions are silencing voices that make conservatives mad.
January 22, 2021
Twitter and Facebook Just Proved That Deplatforming Works
The peaceful protests on Inauguration Day show what happens when social media companies
refuse to let white supremacists use them to organize and incite violence.
January 13, 2021
Tech Giants Can’t Be Trusted to Police Speech
The job of regulating incendiary discourse belongs to democratically elected governments, not powerful private interests.