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  • Washington Post opinion editor calls America a 'racist *and* patriarchal society' and says 'white men protecting their women from black people' are behind the threats over her 'Karens are lucky' tweet

    07/07/2020 7:20:57 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 7, 2020 | Frances Murray and Jennifer Smith
    The Washington Post opinion editor who said white women are lucky black people aren't looking for revenge has hit back at criticism saying America's 'patriarchal society' has created the notion that white women must be protected from black people. Karen Attiah, 34, wrote on Twitter that 'America is a racist *and* patriarchal society' and that the 'toxic ideas of white masculinity' must be broken down to end racism. She later tweeted about the nickname 'Karen' being retired for 'dangerous white women' after revealing some of the threatening emails and texts she has received since her first controversial tweet.
  • Companies That Boycott Facebook Continue to Advertise on Russian Social Media Platform

    07/07/2020 6:44:40 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 6, 2020 | Alana Goodman
    Advertisers that are now boycotting Facebook to protest "hate speech" have spent years running ads and marketing campaigns on a Russian social media platform that bans gay-rights groups and is known as a haven for white supremacists. Over 100 companies announced a boycott of Facebook last week in protest of divisive political speech on the website. The boycott coincides with a public pressure campaign led by Joe Biden and other top Democrats to press Facebook to enforce stricter control over President Trump’s postings. But many of these companies—including Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Adidas, and Reebok—have been regular advertisers on VK, a popular...
  • Only hate against “majority” groups to be allowed under Reddit’s new identity-based hate speech rules

    07/02/2020 6:11:04 PM PDT · by MNDude · 31 replies
    “Marginalized or vulnerable groups include, but are not limited to, groups based on their actual and perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or disability. These include victims of a major violent event and their families.” It’s the next part that’s alarming: “While the rule on hate protects such groups, it does not protect all groups or all forms of identity. For example, the rule does not protect groups of people who are in the majority or who promote such attacks of hate.” Like other online platforms, Reddit has a set of...
  • Facebook to ban 'wider category of hateful content' in ads

    06/26/2020 12:04:35 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 24 replies
    Facebook to ban 'wider category of hateful content' in ads - AFP
  • Fox ‘Soul’ Network to Air Nation of Islam’s Louis Farrakhan July 4

    06/29/2020 1:56:17 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/28/2020 | Joel B. Pollak
    The new Fox ‘Soul’ network has announced that it will air Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s “Message to America” on a special July 4th program, despite his history of racism, antisemitism, and homophobia. LIVE ON FOX SOUL: THE CRITERION THE HONORABLE MINISTER LOUIS FARRAKHAN will deliver his MESSAGE TO AMERICA on JULY 4th at 11am ET / 8am PT. For More information visit and tune into FOX or Download the FOX SOUL APP — foxsoultv (@foxsoultv) June 26, 2020 Farrakhan’s history of hateful rhetoric is well-documented. In 2018, he compared Jews to termites. That same year,...
  • Ben & Jerry’s tells Americans to ‘dismantle White Supremacy’

    06/06/2020 7:43:03 AM PDT · by yardboyd · 88 replies
    GOP USA ^ | 6/5/2020 | NY Daily News Staff
    Ben & Jerry’s has put out a call for customers and ice-cream lovers to “dismantle white supremacy” and “grapple with the sins of our past” as sweeping protests over the in-custody death of George Floyd roar on across the country. “All of us at Ben & Jerry’s are outraged about the murder of another Black person by Minneapolis police officers last week and the continued violent response by police against protesters,” they said in a lengthy statement on Tuesday. “We have to speak out. We have to stand together with the victims of murder, marginalization, and repression because of...
  • White people, here are 10 requests from a Black Lives Matter leader

    06/05/2020 5:59:12 AM PDT · by RedMonqey · 169 replies ^ | AUG 16 2017 | Chanelle Helm
    8. Backing up No. 7, this should be easy but all those sheetless Klan, Nazi’s and Other lil’ dick-white men will all be returning to work. Get they ass fired. Call the police even: they look suspicious.
  • Roger Waters Sings Terrorists’ Anti-Israel Anthem: ‘We’ll Take Back the Land, from the River to the Sea’

    05/21/2020 4:34:28 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 21 2020 | DEBORAH DANAN
    TEL AVIV – Former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters sang that Palestinians will “take back the land, from the Jordan river to the sea,” a battle cry routinely used by terrorists that ultimately calls for the elimination of Israel. Together with anti-Israel far-left British filmmaker Ken Loach, Waters appeared at the UK Palestine Solidarity Campaign’s (PSC) Nakba Day 2020 event, where he claimed that “the Israel lobby and the Israeli government and the Israeli special whatever they are called… [are] trying so hard to destroy the voices of support [for Palestinians],” the UK’s Jewish Chronicle reported. The Palestinian “Nakba” commemorates...
  • San Antonio City Council Passes Resolution Declaring “Chinese Virus” To Be “Hate Speech”

    05/07/2020 4:33:03 PM PDT · by blam · 94 replies
    News WArs ^ | 5-7-2020 | Paul Joseph Watson
    President Trump and many of his supporters have used variations of both terms as a reminder that COVID-19 did indeed originate in China. This prompted the media and leftists to claim Trump was being “racist” despite the fact that viruses are routinely named after their place of origin. Now San Antonio City Council has officially declared such language to be “hate speech.” Resolution being voted on by San Antonio City Council this morning labels terms “Chinese Virus” and “Kung Fu Virus” as hate speech and “all persons are encouraged to report any such antisemitic, discriminatory or racist incidents to the...
  • Legacy news, social media giants converge in new era of censorship

    05/03/2020 1:12:41 PM PDT · by gattaca · 7 replies
    Just the News ^ | May 2, 2020 | Christian Toto
    Once rivals for audience share and cultural relevance, new and old media are now allied in top-down control of information. Social media giants like YouTube, Facebook and Twitter promised a new era of unfettered information, bypassing traditional media gatekeepers in the process. People could decide for themselves what mattered most, echoing the country’s democratic ideals. Instead, we’re now seeing tech platforms following legacy media’s lead, sometimes literally, in deciding what information we can and cannot see. Read more x New York Times reporter Davey Alba coaxed YouTube to remove a video by Aytu BioScience regarding a possible UV light treatment...
  • MSNBC Spends an Entire Segment Talking About How Lockdown Protestors Are Racist Confederates

    04/19/2020 8:27:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 53 replies ^ | 4/18/2020 | Beth Baumann
    According to MSNBC's Joy Reid and Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison (D), if you're someone who wants to see the economy reopen and get back to work, you must be some sort of Confederate racist. "Black people are being left in a situation where they're more vulnerable by default: less health care, jobs that are hourly, jobs where you're closer to people, stuck working near to each other," Reid said. "When you hear Donald Trump talking in this sort of faux-Confederate language about these lockdown orders – which are meant to save lives – and you see people with these...
  • 4 Times LGBT Media Turned Coronavirus Coverage Into Attacks On Christians

    04/16/2020 2:21:21 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 14 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 16th 2020 | Chad Felix Greene
    For many on the LGBT left, stemming from the left more broadly, mocking and attacking Christians seems to be the only thing giving them a sense of purpose during the COVID-19 crisis. While it is normal to see headlines from major LGBT sites blasting Christian leaders and denouncing the “anti-LGBT” religious right, April has been particularly inundated with such articles, especially on the most-followed LGBT news site, LGBTQ Nation. With its 1.5 million followers on Facebook and 163,000 followers on Twitter, LGBTQ Nation holds a great deal of influence among its readers. Here are four of its headlines in the...
  • Page man arrested for urging killings of Navajo over coronavirus

    04/08/2020 12:49:12 PM PDT · by dsc · 31 replies
    Fox 10 Phoenix ^ | 08 April 2020 | AP
    PAGE, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities in northern Arizona have arrested a man for writing a racist social media post accusing Navajo people of carrying the coronavirus and calling for their deaths. The Page Police Department announced Tuesday that 34-year-old Daniel Franzen was taken into custody on suspicion of attempting to incite an act of terrorism. Police say they received reports Monday of a Facebook post that urged people to use “lethal force” against the Navajo community because they were “100% infected” with COVID-19.
  • Former Hillary Clinton staffer tells Trump supporters to ‘chew some ibuprofen and be on with your day,’ refuse ventilators

    03/29/2020 6:47:11 AM PDT · by kevcol · 36 replies
    Twitchy ^ | March 28, 2020 | Brett T.
    The Western New York regional director for both Sens. Hillary Clinton and Kirsten Gillibrand has lost her job at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute after telling Trump supporters on Facebook that if COVID-19 is just a hoax they should refuse ventilators and just “chew some ibuprofen” if they’ve contracted the virus. The Buffalo News reports that Laura Krolczyk, Roswell Park’s vice president for external affairs, was fired after an investigation into her remarks, while a co-worker, Lisa LaTrovato, is on leave for her comments
  • Coronavirus causes Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to postpone Hunky Jesus competition

    03/12/2020 6:17:54 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 8 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 11, 2020 | Amanda Bartlett
    Just hours before San Francisco Mayor London Breed issued a citywide ban on all events with 1,000 attendees or more, Hunky Jesus hopefuls were sadly setting aside their loin cloths and crowns of thorns. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are postponing their 41st annual Easter celebration in Dolores Park as a result of the current threat of coronavirus.
  • Germany: Bill requires sites to report hate speech to police

    02/19/2020 11:52:45 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Associated Press ^ | February 19, 2020 | Frank Jordans
    Sharing threats made by someone else could soon become a punishable offense in Germany, after the government approved a bill Wednesday designed to crack down on hate speech and online extremism. Following a regional politician’s slaying and an attack on a synagogue last year, German government ministers announced plans to require companies like Facebook and YouTube to report certain forms of hate speech to the police and to provide the users’ IP addresses. Firms already have to delete such posts. Under the bill that won Cabinet backing, internet companies would have to report a wide range of hate speech to...
  • Evidence That Conservative Students Really Do Self-Censor

    02/16/2020 8:36:30 PM PST · by DeweyCA · 13 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 2-16-20 | Conor Friedersdorf
    Skip Indeed, students reported that they worry less about censure from faculty than from peers. Skip An alarming 25.5 percent of survey respondents said it would be appropriate to “create an obstruction, such that a campus speaker endorsing this idea could not address an audience.” This authoritarian view was held by about 19 percent of self-identifying liberals, 3 percent of moderates, and 3 percent of conservatives. Skip Also troubling were the undergraduates who reported having kept an opinion to themselves in the classroom, even though the opinion was related to the class, because they were worried about the potential consequences...
  • Don Lemon Digs a Deeper Hole with His Terrible Apology In Making Fun of Trump's Supporters, Denying Obvious Bigotry

    01/29/2020 8:08:58 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 64 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/29/2020 | Megan Fox
    Don Lemon, alleged news reporter at CNN, had a merry old time making fun of Donald Trump and his supporters on his program with two other yahoos who thought it was hysterical to mock Southern accents and question our ability to read good. After his unbelievably stupid breakdown on air, where he pretended to wipe tears from his eyes because he was laughing so hard, he is now claiming he had no idea what his guests were actually saying. Yeah, right. "This is personally important to me to address this," Lemon said at the end of his show on Tuesday....
  • CNN's Don Lemon explains handling of segment after Trump criticism

    01/28/2020 9:15:39 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 65 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01 28 2020 | Marty Johnson
    CNN anchor Don Lemon on Tuesday night addressed a segment from the weekend that drew criticism from President Trump in which the host laughed after a guest mocked supporters of the president. "Ask anyone who knows me," Lemon said at the end of his show Tuesday while addressing the segment. "They'll tell you: I don't believe in belittling people ... for who they are, for what they believe or where they're from." Lemon said that while he found the "joke" from the guest to be funny at the time, he "didn't catch everything that was said." "I was laughing at...
  • CNN panel mocks Trump supporters – Anchor who whines about 'toxicity' delivers just that

    01/28/2020 11:21:38 PM PST · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 28 2020 | Dan Gainor
    Three years into President Donald Trump’s first term and the news media still don’t understand how we got here. Saturday, CNN Anchor Don Lemon show blasted Trump, his administration and his supporters. It was almost like CNN was trying its best to create a clip Trump could use in an ad to win his second term. That meant Lemon, who last June said he might have to leave TV because of “toxicity,” laughed uproariously at his own toxic TV show. And the network that regularly complains about “hateful speech” by the administration, actually promoted the incident.