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Shedding Facebook becomes more necessary as awareness of disinformation and propaganda effects forces editorial action by Facebook. The problem is that ad revenue can and has come from malign forces beyond the usual influence operations of capitalism. This comes as its Oversight Board asks more questions about Facebook’s role in...

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  • May 11, 2021

Received this e-mail today from outgoing Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D. MA-04): Jon Ossoff (D. GA) & Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) It’s incredible to think we are closing in on the end of 2020. As we prepare to say good riddance to this challenging year and to welcome a...

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  • December 16, 2020

Received a few e-mails for upcoming GOTV event to help Jon Ossoff (D. GA) and Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) win their runoff elections. Received this e-mail last night  from Senate Circle: Thank You Going into the holiday season, we give thanks for you: for joining this team and bringing...

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  • December 10, 2020

“…Facebook right now continues to host boogaloo groups who are getting around just the basic level of content moderation they’re doing for these groups….” — MSNBC reporter Brandy Zadronzny “[DemocracyNow.org]…we have seen the boogaloo movement congregating on Facebook for several months now…. they’ve been organized really since the outbreak of the...

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  • June 24, 2020

The NY Times has a new article describing the dirty trick campaigns in this election cycle designed to subvert Democratic party supporters. The Erik Prince training of Project Veritas stooges seem to have become operational with numerous moles infiltrating liberal organizations. These are likely only the tip of the intelligence operations mimicking...

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  • March 7, 2020

The e-mails in support of U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D. AL) for voting to convict Donald Trump keep coming in. First from Democracy For America: There’s been a lot of talk about Mitt Romney this week, but he’s not the only Senator who put the country above politics. Senator Doug Jones is a...

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  • February 8, 2020

Originally posted at Eclectablog. Over the past several years, I have written about how corporate front groups, largely funded by corporatists like the Koch brothers and their network of fake grassroots (“astroturf”) groups, manipulate the media to serve their corporate bottom lines. They use this network to amplify their corporate...

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  • June 5, 2015

Originally posted at Eclectablog. Amy has been doing a terrific job of letting the world know how regressive our state is becoming with regard to the use of religious beliefs to deny health care, adoption, and other services based on the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Michigan. What's not...

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  • March 17, 2015
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