Welcome to the Myth of the 20th Century. The podcast airs on Fridays.
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Adam Smith, Hank Oslo, Hans Lander, and Nick Mason with special guest Titus Flavius.
Recent events in America have demonstrated the government’s selective willingness to uphold the 1st Amendment rights of its citizens, and an almost universal suppression of dissent rightest voices over the privately owned aspects of the internet. Despite the universalist principles fought over and passed into law by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, “giving all Americans the right to be served in facilities which are open to the public – hotels, restaurants, etc.” people within the alternative right movement have been summarily banned from using services such as Uber and AirBnB. Payments systems have denied access, as have employers dismissed their employees for merely attending a public demonstration or having the wrong opinion. When a man can no longer earn a living, speak his mind, or simply participate in public society – he is no longer free, if he ever truly was. The difference, perhaps, is now we have proof.
– Nineteen Eighty-Four, Orwell (1949)
– Neuromancer, Gibson (1984)
– De-Google-ify Yourself from #GOOLAG, Black Pigeon Speaks (2017) – https://vid.me/llchD
– Fired engineer on being a conservative at Google: ‘Really, it’s like being gay in the 1950s’, CNBC (2017) – https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/18/james-damore-being-conservative-at-google-like-being-gay-in-the-1950s.html
– Cloudflare CEO on Terminating Service to Neo-Nazi Site: ‘The Daily Stormer Are Assholes’, Gizmodo (2017) – https://gizmodo.com/cloudflare-ceo-on-terminating-service-to-neo-nazi-site-1797915295
– The Tor Project Defends the Human Rights Racists Oppose, Tor Blog (2017) – https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-project-defends-human-rights-racists-oppose
– Dan Harmon: I’m Not A N**** Rant! RANT! (2017) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91_TyWNEiPY
– WATCH: Man with Confederate flag, AR-15 comes to Charlottesville to ‘honor’ Robert E. Lee, gets confronted by protesters (2017) – https://twitter.com/Breaking911/status/897532820670775296
– Google says AI better than humans at scrubbing extremist YouTube content (2017) – https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/aug/01/google-says-ai-better-than-humans-at-scrubbing-extremist-youtube-content
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