Media 2.0 – N through Z

Dueling free-speech protests face off in Boston

(London Independent) Far-right demonstrators in Boston appeared to be greatly outnumbered by their opponents – perhaps as much as ten to one – as the city braced for two competing rallies. The Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh, issued an appeal to the many thousands of …

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Tech censorship of supremacists criticized within industry

(Wall Street Journal) The debate intensified over whether the growing number of tech companies that blocked white supremacists and a neo-Nazi website on the internet have gone too far, as a prominent privacy group questioned the power a few corporations have to censor. The Chief …

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WaPo Op-Ed: Political Violence is Exclusive to the Right As Long as you Ignore Left Wing Violence

According to an op-ed published by the Washington Post yesterday, political violence is now almost exclusively a behavior of the Right while the Left has become innocent and docile. The column is totally in keeping with my assertion yesterday that “everything is stupid.” The Orwellian …

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“Unite The Right” Organizer Attacks Charlottesville Victim In Drug-Fueled, Late Night Tweet

Want to dispel the rumor that the original intent of the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville was not to be a gathering of white nationalists and Nazis? This probably isn’t the way. On Friday night, Jason Kessler, the organizer of the Charlottesville rally, tweeted …

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New Outrage: There Aren’t Enough Black People in the Path of the Solar Eclipse

It reads like The Onion, but it’s actually The Atlantic: On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will arrive mid-morning on the coast of Oregon. The moon’s shadow will be about 70 miles wide, and it will race across the country faster than the …

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Counter protesters descend on Boston, violence ensues

Things are heating up in Boston, Massachusetts, on Saturday morning as counter protesters take to the streets to articulate their disdain for the “Free Speech Rally” that was scheduled weeks ago, the Associated Press reported. Protesters chanted anti-Nazi slogans and waved signs condemning white supremacy. …

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Liberals want to destroy Confederate statues. Now Bill Clinton’s victims have proposal of their own.

After racially fueled violence descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend provoked by white supremacists, discussion about confederate monuments and their place in American society has taken center stage in the national spotlight. Should they stay or be taken down? Americans remain highly divided on the …

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One Week After Charlottesville, Rallies And Protests Hit Boston

Counterprotesters hold signs before conservative organizers begin a planned “Free Speech” rally on Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston. Police Commissioner William Evans said Friday that 500 officers, some in uniform, others undercover, would be deployed to keep the two groups apart. (AP …

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Yes, I Really Care About Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

Defenders argue that Trump’s inconsistent statements after the Charlottesville terror attack don’t matter. But they do. I care about it, and I wish he’d stayed on the right message. In this June 20, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the …

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New White House Petition Seeks To Have Antifa Designated As A Domestic Terrorist Group

First things first: How much attention do those White House petitions really get, even if they do garner enough signatures? I imagine it depends on the administration and how closely aligned to the president’s ideology the petition fits. With that in mind, there’s a new …

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