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Residents of Melbourne, Australia gather on March 22, 2019 to memorialize the 51 people killed by a right-wing extremist in a Christchurch, New Zealand mosque one week earlier. (Photo: Recep Sakar/Andalou/Getty Images)  News
Study Warns Radicalized Right-Wingers Uniting Online—Many Inspired by Trump—Threaten Australian Democracy
The researchers urge Australian leaders to safeguard the nation's political system "from these very insidious and ongoing threats."
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President Donald Trump's tweets have been slapped with a "misleading" warning—again. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr/cc) News
'Existential Threat to Our Democracy': Trump Openly Telegraphs Intent (Once Again) to Delegitimize 2020 Election Results
The president's latest baseless attack on mail-in ballots drew yet another warning from Twitter.
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An employee at the Utah County Election office puts mail-in ballots into a container to register the vote in the midterm elections on November 6, 2018 in Provo, Utah. (Photo: George Frey/Getty Images) News
'This Is a Flashing Red Light': Trump Triggers Alarm With Another Baseless Attack on Mail-In Voting
"It is #VoterSuppression during the #Covid19 pandemic."
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks to an audience in 2018. News
Employees Hold Virtual Walkout to Protest Facebook Inaction on Trump Posts 'Advocating Violence Against Black Demonstrators'
"I am calling for Mark to immediately take down the president's post advocating violence, murder, and imminent threat against black people."
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"Twitter in no way censored the president," argues Chemerinsky. "It engaged in its own speech by providing readers with further information. It is truly Orwellian that Trump declared he was acting to protect free speech when he was retaliating against speech and seeking to expand the liability of media companies. Trump’s action is illegal. As president he does not have the power to change the meaning of a federal statute." (Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr/cc) Views
Trump's Authoritarian Executive Order Is an Assault on Free Speech—Not a Defense of It
It may be tempting to shrug off the president's spat with a social media platform, but we ignore such chilling conduct at our peril.
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Trump Executive Order Against Social Media Giants Denounced as Unlawful Ploy to 'Eviscerate Public Oversight of His Lies'
"Undoubtedly the first step down an increasingly dark path of Trump using the power of his office to intimidate media companies, journalists, activists, and anyone else who criticizes him into silence."
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Though Busily Ranting on Twitter, Trump Completely Silent on Police Killing of George Floyd as Biden Demands Federal Probe
"George Floyd deserved better and his family deserves justice. His life mattered, I'm grateful for the swift action in Minneapolis to fire the officers involved—they must be held responsible for their egregious actions," said Biden.
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters following a meeting of his coronavirus task force in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on April 6, 2020. Views
In the Face of Death and Disease, Who's Sorry Now? Not Donald Trump—Yet
There's no imaginable excuse for his words and inaction, but a simple apology couldn’t hurt.
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'Stop Tweeting. People Are Dying': Trump Condemned for Twitter Rampage Encouraging Right-Wing Protests
"I lack words to describe how stupid and dangerous this is."
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Climate strike online (Image: Fridays4future via Twitter) News
'Coronavirus Isn't Stopping Us!': Youth Activists Adapt to Global Pandemic With Digital #ClimateStrikeOnline
"In the face of a crisis we act according to science and fact."
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