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Hate Speech

  1. ukraine
    Facebook Is Now Allowing Itself to Be WeaponizedMeta’s decision to explicitly allow violent rhetoric against Russian soldiers and Vladimir Putin raises some very uncomfortable questions.
  2. hate speech
    Facebook Announced Ban on Far-Right Extremists Before Actually Banning ThemFacebook and Instagram banned Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, among a list of other extremists.
  3. explainer
    What to Know About the Tallahassee Yoga Studio AttackThe gunman, who shot six women, killing two, had a history of harassing young women and had expressed violently misogynistic and racist views online.
  4. centrism
    No, Hate Speech and Political Correctness Are Not EquivalentDavid Brooks and Charles Lane want compromise above all. Sometimes that involves a compromise with evil.
  5. politics
    Red State Republicans Are Trying to Trump Each Other’s TrumpinessGOP candidates for governor of Georgia are tripping over each other to sound like Trump on “the swamp” and sanctuary cities.
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    For a Moment, Facebook Thought Every Post Might Be Hate SpeechA new tool for monitoring hateful content on the platform cast too wide a net.
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    U.N. Finds Facebook Partly to Blame for Fueling Myanmar GenocideThe platform has become a hotbed for anti-Muslim hate speech.
  8. There Have Been So Many Bad Lefty Free-Speech Takes LatelyJust because the right and the alt-right make silly, hypocritical arguments about free speech doesn’t mean those on the left should follow suit.
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    Are Tech Companies Lazy, Incompetent, or Greedy?A recent investigation found that Facebook let users buy ads to target “Jew Haters.”
  10. hurtful speech
    Mizzou Asks Students to Report ‘Hurtful’ Speech“If possible and if it can be done safely, take a photo of the individual(s) with your cell phone.”
  11. school daze
    Oberlin Cancels Classes Amid Hate-Speech EpidemicClasses were canceled today after someone was spotted in a KKK outfit.