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On the Frontline of the Meme Wars

Mary Fitzgerald Prospect
This book, writes reviewer Fitzgerald, is a "rigorous, meticulously detailed narrative of how right-wing internet subcultures came to dominate US media and politics—and 'memed' Trump into office."

Incarceration on TV Is Nothing Like the Prison Where I Live

Christopher Blackwell The Progressive
As sensational shows like ‘60 Days In‘ return this fall, so does one of television’s favorite tropes: the scary, evil-doing prisoner. howcasing the most unstable of the incarcerated population spreads the false narrative that everyone in prison is a lost cause.

Tidbits – April 7, 2022 – Reader Comments: Ukraine War; Peace Movement; Starbucks; Supreme Court and Gerrymandering; Huge Union Win at MIT; Red Scare; Anti-Corporate Radio Is Everywhere; Labor Against War in Ukraine; Walden Bello; Announcements;

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Reader Comments: Ukraine War; Peace Movement; Starbucks; Supreme Court and Gerrymandering; Huge Union Win at MIT; Red Scare; Anti-Corporate Radio is Everywhere; Labor Against War in Ukraine; Walden Bello; Announcements; more...

Tidbits – March 24, 2022 – Reader Comments: Ukraine War; Ketanji Brown Jackson; War of Aggression or ‘Military Intervention’; Clarence Thomas and Jan 06; Triangle Factory Fire; Labor Media Coverage; Starbucks Organizing; Martin Luther King; More

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Reader Comments: Ukraine War; Ketanji Brown Jackson; War of Aggression or 'Military Intervention'; Nuclear weapons; Clarence Thomas and Jan 06 Coup; Triangle Factory Fire; Labor Media Coverage; Starbucks Organizing; Martin Luther King; Announcements

Facebook Outage Bolsters Calls to Break Up Big Tech

Jake Johnson Common Dreams
"It's almost as if Facebook's monopolistic mission to either own, copy, or destroy any competing platform has incredibly destructive effects on free society and democracy," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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