Amethyst Reardon writes on Silicon Valley’s attempts to censor leftists.
Following revelations in Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s interview with American Oprah Winfrey, that an unnamed member of the Royal Family had expressed concern of the colour of Meghan’s child prior to his birth, thousands took to Twitter demanding Britain became a Republic. Markle, who starred in American legal drama Suits, expressed concern about the racial bigotries held in the Royal Family. Saying that the harassment from them and the right wing tabloids made her “suicidal”.
Donald Trump has been permanently banned from social media platform Twitter last week following his supporters’ storming of capitol hill. The site stated that the ban was to halt the possibility of “further incitement of violence” from the president.
Social media is indispensable when following a debacle like Trump’s deranged protest in real time: it can help you get an idea of things before the media does, and sometimes see stuff the media misses. But it comes a cost barely worth paying: reading people’s often nonsensical takes. Here are 20 that no socialist should have said.