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I Knew I Could Fly – Our Native Daughters

June 20, 2019           |                                       

“Alli and I co-wrote the lyrics to this song, thinking of discrimination and how it has shaped our American experience; as we were writing the words, we realized that they could equally apply to the life and legacy of Etta Baker. I used to practice guitar to Etta Baker’s album Railroad Bill. Etta was a […]

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Our Native Daughters – “I Knew I Could Fly”

June 20, 2019           |                                       

“Alli and I co-wrote the lyrics to this song, thinking of discrimination and how it has shaped our American experience; as we were writing the words, we realized that they could equally apply to the life and legacy of Etta Baker. I used to practice guitar to Etta Baker’s album Railroad Bill. Etta was a […]

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In 2011, Everest Pipkin and Zoë Sparks, two artists living in Austin, Texas, started collecting unremarkable, seldom-viewed videos off YouTube: a man in a green cardigan imitating bird whistles. Kermit the Frog at a shopping mall meet and greet. A Swedish woman drinking beer in the bath. Pipkin and Sparks arranged the videos into a […]

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On 25 April 2019, Vice Motherboard journalists Joseph Cox and Jason Koebler reported that during a recent Twitter company meeting a comment was made that: Twitter hasn’t taken the same aggressive approach to white supremacist content [as it has to ISIS] because the collateral accounts that are impacted can, in some instances, be Republican politicians. […]

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Episode 24: Janice Domingo interviews Dr. Dreadlocks Nicholas Baham III and Dr. Nolan Higdon

April 22, 2019           |                                       

On this very special episode of Along the Line, host Janice Domingo interviews here co-hosts Dr. Dreadlocks Nicholas Baham III and Dr. Nolan Higdon about a litany of issues social media; Venezuela; Education; Journalism; Iraq War; September 11, 2001; Corporate Media; Post-truth; Orwell; Race Relations; and Media Consumption. Listen to all of our previous content at ProjectCensored.org/atl and youtube.com/alongtheline Contact […]

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Back in the early 1990s, when Rob Newman and David Baddiel were selling out vast arenas, it was briefly posited that “comedy is the new rock’n’roll”. Today one might surmise that “politics is the new comedy”. In addition to the reality television star in the White House, the party with the largest vote share in […]

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There are constant global reminders of the role that tech companies play in fueling the rampant rise of white supremacy. Following the massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, social-media platforms struggled to keep the horrific video of the live shooting off of their platforms. And after the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in […]

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Starting Monday, posts on Facebook and Instagram that promote white nationalism and white supremacy will be removed, according to a statement issued by the social media network. It’s an about-face for Facebook, whose operators have been hesitant to constrain user activity. “As abhorrent as some of this content can be, I do think that it […]

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Moscow Enlists Youth Agency In Campaign To Censor Online Content

March 26, 2019           |                                       

MOSCOW — Russia’s Federal Agency for Youth Affairs now has the power to block websites and online content it considers harmful to children, as part of the government’s broad effort to build a comprehensive system for monitoring the Internet. The agency, commonly known as Rosmolodyozh, was granted the authority during a parliamentary session held on […]

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MP’s new ‘fake news’ report largely ignores other platforms like Google and YouTube, and surveillance capitalism itself – and risks sending regulation in the wrong direction. Yesterday morning, the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee published its long-awaited final report into disinformation and ‘fake news’. The report – which follows a […]

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Afghanistan Under The Taliban

February 11, 2019           |                                       

This image contains sensitive content which some people may find offensive or disturbing. Click to reveal 2 Afghanistan’s Soviet-backed ex-president, Mohammed Najibullah (left), and his brother were strung up after being captured and killed inside a UN base in Kabul in September 1996. The gruesome display was the Taliban’s first public act after seizing power […]

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We're hiring: Apply to be our new production editor

February 7, 2019           |                                       

Are you passionate about great investigative journalism? Can you bring energy, commitment and vision to your job? Do you believe in dynamic, diverse workplaces and want to make a difference? The UK’s largest independent media organisation is expanding and we are looking for a high calibre individual who wants to help our organisation become a […]

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[Notez bien: Cet essai n’a pas été écrit par Marcy ou bmaz mais par moi. Merci. Oh, and some this is speculative. /~Rayne] Facebook has been in the news a lot this last two weeks with regard to its sneaky surveillance of competitors and users by paying teens for their data as well as its […]

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