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Facebook censors satirical article for “inciting violence”

Facebook censors satirical article for “inciting violence”

Facebook is after the Babylon Bee again. Here’s the article they pulled: https://babylonbee.com/news/senator-hirono-demands-acb-be-weighed-against-a-duck-to-see-if-she-is-a-witch Yes, really. Facebook deleted the post for “inciting violence,” Babylon Bee appealed, an actual human being looked at the post and stood by Facebook’s decision to delete it for that reason. Read

Don’t Cancel Flannery O’Connor

Don’t Cancel Flannery O’Connor

Last week, Loyola University Maryland announced that it is renaming the Flannery O’Connor Residence Hall on campus. In an email to the Loyola community, President Brian F. Linnane, S.J., stated that he made this decision based on “information coming forward recently” which “revealed that some of [O’Connor’s]

The Tragedy of George Floyd

The Tragedy of George Floyd

I try to reply cordially to every letter WORLD members send me. During June I briefly apologized 20 times to reprimands for a mistake I made, but with letter 21 something broke, and I responded at greater length. Thanks for your note. I was inaccurate

Canceled by the Cancel Culture

Canceled by the Cancel Culture

Harper’s magazine has published a letter July 7 in defense of free speech signed by more than 150 public intellectuals, which has already fallen victim to the kind of virtual mob-rule that it decries. Ironically, a number of signatories have asked that their names be removed after either