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Extremism of Student Protests Today and in the ’60s

To achieve peace and protect our democracy, political leaders and protest organizers must condemn all extremism. They must speak above the chants and accusations by asserting that we are all American citizens.

Banning TikTok – concerning National Security, Civil Rights & Investments 

In the last week of April, Congress passed, and President Biden signed, a law banning TikTok in the United States if its parent company,...

The Digital Era Will Ignite Revolutions – as Did the Print Era

The breakthrough technologies of the printing press and data digitization allow the masses to access information. That flood of new information crumbled the legitimacy...

The Hamas-Israel War Could Go Nuclear with Gaza Invasion

Hamas initiated the deadliest Middle Eastern war for Israel since its Independence War of 1948. The Muslim Hamas Party executed a massive missile attack and...

Do Radio Stations & Newspapers Push a Liberal Or Conservative Agenda?

Conservative commentators and politicians attack the reliability of the "media" since they believe the liberals control it. They often point to television and some...

A Political Disinformation Campaign Is Threatening Our Democracy 

We are in an era of disinformation. That term is thrown around by all political persuasions to accuse their opponents of not being truthful....

The wealthiest push nationalist conspiracy theories to win elections

Recently there has been extensive reporting on how a select group of the wealthiest Americans promotes Donald Trump's accusation that he won the election,...

How Can Hate Speech and Conspiracy Theories be Banned on Social Media?

            The legal answer to that question depends on how the courts treat the status of social media providers. The political answer depends on who...

Media Monopolies Amplify Conspiracy Theories 

While Congress was in session, the Capitol's violent invasion illustrates the power of conspiracy theories to grip average Americans.             The FBI believes that most who...

What happened at Woodstock?

Written by: Nick Licata Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane at Woodstock  I usually devote Urban Politics to politics, social movements, and book reviews. This is a...

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