By Rachel Marsden | Samizdat | May 5, 2022
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Everyone has the right to criticize Musk’s purchase of Twitter and the US government can investigate it if they have a legitimate reason to, but none of that has anything to do with China, which should be left out of this controversy.The New York Times Is Wrong: China Has No Leverage Over Twitter
Ukrainian academic Olga Baysha details Volodymyr Zelensky’s embrace of widely loathed neoliberal policies, his repression of rivals, and how his actions fueled the current war with Russia.The real Zelensky: from celebrity populist to unpopular Pinochet-style neoliberal
Social media platforms are aggressively censoring all who challenge the dominant narrative on Ukraine, the ruling Democratic Party, the wars in the Middle East and the corporate state.American Commissars