Forever Hold Your Peace

pirate wires #47 // anti-vaxx hysteria, redefining truth, a year of speech policing in review, and the steady path to censorship

State of the union. For years now we’ve been told the greatest threat we face is people speaking to each other on the internet, and last week, with the Biden administration’s entrance into that conversation, the belief finally began its inevitable shaping of our politics. Combatting hate speech, as defined broadly enough to include disagreement on sensi…

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