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May 26 2023
Book bans, especially with political intentions, are nothing new in the United States – or even just the states.
The first one on American soil pre-dates the uniting of the federation itself. In 1637, what is widely considered the first American book ban took place in Quincy, Massachusetts, when Thomas Morton’s New English Canaan was outlawed by a Puritan government that considered itAndy Gorel
Aug 01 2023
A social studies curriculum recently approved by the Florida Board of Education is facing backlash over instruction regarding the history of slavery in the United States.
The language in question states that Africans enslaved in America developed skills that could benefit them personally.
Vice President Kamala Harris brought up the curriculum in numerous speeches soon after,Isaiah Anthony
Sep 20 2023
Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is overhauling its strategy to fight misinformation on social media in the 2024 race, recruiting hundreds of staffers and volunteers to monitor platforms, buying advertising to fight bogus claims, pushing its own countermessages out through grassroots allies — with a bulldog aide helping lead the effort.
The change is driven by concern that social mediaPolitico
Apr 07 2023
“Fact-checkers” can be just as biased as opinion writers. Their coverage of former President Donald Trump’s indictment was no exception, and spread misinformation about the connection between his prosecutor and billionaire donor George Soros.
Specifically, the question of whether Soros “funded” Alvin Bragg, the Manhattan district attorney who prosecuted Trump, is a subject of debate.Henry A. Brechter
Sep 20 2023
President Biden’s reelection campaign is creating a working group centered on combating misinformation on social media networks, a Biden campaign official told The Hill on Wednesday.
The group will be led by Rob Flaherty, deputy campaign manager; Michael Tyler, communications director; and Maury Riggan, general counsel, as well as aides from the rapid response communications team andThe Hill
Apr 03 2023
Is the federal government working to ban gas stoves? Is President Biden trying to remove gas stoves from every American home as part of his clean energy agenda? Would 96% of gas stoves currently available on the market essentially be outlawed?
In recent months, claims like these have been made, refuted, reinforced, debunked, un-debunked, re-debunked and so on. Politicians, fact-Isaiah Anthony
Sep 20 2023
President Joe Biden's campaign is aiming to fight alleged "misinformation" on social media during the 2024 presidential race, all while Republicans raise heightened censorship concerns over how Democrats have coordinated with platforms on content moderation.
The initiative, partly spearheaded by Biden's deputy campaign manager Rob Flaherty, has involved recruiting hundreds of volunteersWashington Examiner
Sep 12 2023
SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum filed a lawsuit against Fox News, saying that the company put investors at risk, including the state. Rosenblum says that the state has more than $5 million invested in shares of the company and that Fox breached its fiduciary duty by ignoring the risks of spreading misinformation. She also claims that Fox made no good-faith effortsKOIN 6
Sep 18 2023
California Files Lawsuit Against Oil and Gas Companies for Climate Change Harms • California has filed a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil, Shell, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, BP, and the American Petroleum Institute (API) for alleged deception and creating climate change-related harms in the state. • The lawsuit claims that the companies have known about the impact of fossil fuel burning since theAlaska Commons