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YouTube Said It Was Getting Serious About Hate Speech. Why Is It Still Full of Extremists?

Last month, YouTube announced a site-wide change to its hate speech policy, saying it would no longer tolerate videos promoting Nazism, white supremacy, or any other content “alleging that a group is superior in order to justify discrimination, segregation or exclusion” of others due to qualities like race, gender, or…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Proud Boy/Giant Snowflake Gavin McInnes’ Feelings Hurt By Mean Yard Signs

Once upon a time, Donald Trump was illegitimately elected President of the United States. White Republican voters rejoiced because they thought this was their chance to let their inner bigot out. No longer would they be embarrassed to spew racial slurs in the street at random people. No longer …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Proud Boy/Giant Snowflake Gavin McInnes’ Feelings Hurt By Mean Yard Signs

Once upon a time, Donald Trump was illegitimately elected President of the United States. White Republican voters rejoiced because they thought this was their chance to let their inner bigot out. No longer would they be embarrassed to spew racial slurs in the street at random people. No longer …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Yes, Corporations Should Boycott Tucker Carlson For Anti-Immigrant Remarks

During a rant about immigrants last week, Tucker Carlson told his audience that accepting them into the United States would make the country “poorer and dirtier and more divided.” He blamed Democrats for telling people like him to “shut up and accept this.” Since then, 20 corporations have cut …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Michelle Wolf Criticized By Spineless White House Correspondents’ Association

The White House Correspondents Dinner has been a lightning rod for controversy ever since Stephen Colbert mocked the Bush Administration back in 2006. Back then, the press debated about whether he was too mean to the sitting President while forgetting that the purpose of comedy from …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Poor Milo Yiannopoulos! Angry Crowd Calls Him “Nazi Scum” And Chases Him Out Of A NYC Bar

Milo Yiannopoulos is very distraught. On Saturday, he was just minding his own business, trying to have lunch, when a group of people at a bar in Manhattan recognized him as one of America’s leading purveyors of racism and hate. They started chanting “Nazi scum get out!” and allegedly shoved …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Poor Milo Yiannopoulos! Angry Crowd Calls Him “Nazi Scum” And Chases Him Out Of A NYC Bar

Milo Yiannopoulos is very distraught. On Saturday, he was just minding his own business, trying to have lunch, when a group of people at a bar in Manhattan recognized him as one of America’s leading purveyors of racism and hate. They started chanting “Nazi scum get out!” and allegedly shoved …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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If We Lose The Battle Over Net Neutrality, The Results Will Be Catastrophic

Net neutrality is on the chopping block, and if this doesn’t scare you because you either A) Don’t really know what it is, or B) Heard about it the last time it was under attack but stopped worrying about it because it pulled through, then you better steel your nerves real fast, because as of […]

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CBS Executive Fired When “Free Speech” Conservatives Suddenly Embrace Political Correctness

Because some people have yet to learn that saying really cruel and stupid things on social media has real world consequences, now-former CBS executive Hayley Geftman-Gold is out of a job and rightfully so. Geftman-Gold inexplicably voiced the heartless opinion that she had no sympathy for the (as …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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CBS Executive Fired When “Free Speech” Conservatives Suddenly Embrace Political Correctness

Because some people have yet to learn that saying really cruel and stupid things on social media has real world consequences, now-former CBS executive Hayley Geftman-Gold is out of a job and rightfully so. Geftman-Gold inexplicably voiced the heartless opinion that she had no sympathy for the (as …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Know Your Rights When Protesting During the National Anthem

The Take a Knee protests taking place during professional sports games, including the NFL and MLB, have been making headlines in recent weeks. While U.S. citizens have the right to peacefully protest, the protests have generated some backlash against those who participate, as well. Even some students around the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Know Your Rights When Protesting During the National Anthem

The Take a Knee protests taking place during professional sports games, including the NFL and MLB, have been making headlines in recent weeks. While U.S. citizens have the right to peacefully protest, the protests have generated some backlash against those who participate, as well. Even some students around the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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No, Andrew Sullivan, The Left is Not “Intolerant” Towards Free Speech

It’s easy to read Andrew Sullivan’s column today, “The Boston Rally and the Left’s Intolerance of Free Speech,” and ask “what happened?” Once he was the average white liberal’s favorite conservative – someone who came of age under Reagan and Thatcher but turned against his party when George W. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Trump’s Department of Justice is Targeting Political Dissidents

The Banter Long Read: What does abuse of power look like? Would we recognize it when the government uses its power to chill political dissent?To continue reading this MEMBERS ONLY article, please go here. Your support directly goes to the writers at the Banter and keeps us 100% independent. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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