Articles by Caitlin Johnstone

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Have You Noticed How Social Media Purges Always Align with the US Empire?
Caitlin Johnstone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Sep 2019

12 Sep 2019 – Twitter has suspended multiple large Cuban media accounts. Earlier this year, Twitter and Facebook coordinated with each other to remove hundreds of accounts they claim were tied to “coordinated influence operations” in Iran, Russia, and Venezuela. Cuba, China, Russia, Iran, Venezuela, and the Catalan independence movement. Noticing a pattern here?

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Twitter Restores Assange Activism Account in Response to Backlash
Caitlin Johnstone | Intrepid Report - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jul 2019

22 Jul 2019 – After a week of vocal protests from online supporters of Julian Assange, Twitter has reversed its unjust removal of the prominent pro-Assange activism account @Unity4J. It cannot be denied that there is pressure being applied to new media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to forcibly marginalize all perspectives which fall outside the ever-shrinking Overton window of approved political discourse.

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Top Assange Defense Account Deleted by Twitter
Caitlin Johnstone | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Jul 2019

12 Jul 2019 – One of the biggest Twitter accounts dedicated to circulating information and advocacy for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, @Unity4J, has been completely removed from the site. The operators of the account report that they have been given no reason for its removal by Twitter staff, and have received no response to their appeals.

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Syria’s White Helmets Go Global
Caitlin Johnstone – Consortium News, 19 Feb 2018

Syria’s White Helmets have been boosted by the West as a trusted humanitarian organization, but their origins and motives remain murky. Now, the White Helmets effort appears to be spreading to other countries.

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