Banned Medium post listing 279 terrorism supporting companies

My Medium account was just suspended because of the list I’ve been creating of companies support Antifa, Black Lives Matter, and the rioters. pic.twitter.com/2VVkHjt0io — Ashley Rae Groypenberg (@Communism_Kills) June 8, 2020 This was unsurprising given Medium’s increasingly censorious behavior (also for COVID data). I absolutely hate censorship, so I am reposting this list. It…

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The Facebook super spy AI

So, recently, we saw that Facebook added more sites to its block list. I don’t know if there’s a public listing of these, but the list must be getting very low indeed. It’s justified all the usual ways totalitarians justify their censorship: it begins with stuff ‘everybody can agree with’, such as spam sites and…

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Political bias in science: quotes from Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 book

Gunnar Myrdal, who was Swedish, expresses an early version of the views the media repeat endlessly these days. To give some examples: White prejudice and discrimination keep the Negro low in standards of living, health, education, manners and morals. This, in its turn, gives support to white prejudice. White prejudice and Negro standards thus mutually…

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WHO on genomics and health, 2002

I have been tweeting annotated snippets from a WHO report I’m reading. Like this: Improving the health of your own citizens before foreigners? Not good! pic.twitter.com/HOix8gOZOr — Emil O W Kirkegaard (@KirkegaardEmil) August 8, 2017 Basically, the report does a decent job at summarizing the state of the art in 2002, and has some interesting…

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