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Open mike 19/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 19th, 2021 - No comments

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Regulate big tech now

Written By: - Date published: 7:54 am, January 18th, 2021 - 45 comments

If we had seen our Prime Minister fall from power because three companies decided that their dominance in society should be used to bring her down, we would be outraged. Yet that pretty much just happened in the United States.

Open mike 18/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 18th, 2021 - 82 comments

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Open mike 17/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 17th, 2021 - 91 comments

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Open mike 16/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 16th, 2021 - 35 comments

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Open mike 15/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 15th, 2021 - 57 comments

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The twitter purge

Written By: - Date published: 8:19 am, January 14th, 2021 - 109 comments

Over the past few days Twitter has suspended not only Donald Trump’s twitter account but 70,000 accounts world wide many associated with the propagation of Qanon conspiracies.

Open mike 14/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 14th, 2021 - 11 comments

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Open mike 13/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 13th, 2021 - 95 comments

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The Parler purge

Written By: - Date published: 9:04 am, January 12th, 2021 - 87 comments

Parler, which attracted right wing extremists because of its refusal to apply any rules to what people said, has had its application banned by Google and Apple and Amazon has now refused to host its data.  But it has also had all of user’s data downloaded and archived and made available to everyone, including law enforcement authorities.  Think Dirty Politics but on industrial scale.

Open mike 12/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 12th, 2021 - 50 comments

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Open mike 11/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 11th, 2021 - 55 comments

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Open mike 10/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 10th, 2021 - 50 comments

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Open mike 09/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 9th, 2021 - 71 comments

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The ugly finale of the Trump Presidency

Written By: - Date published: 1:02 am, January 9th, 2021 - 150 comments

Wednesday’s insurrection further tarnishes America’s reputation as a credible democratic nation. Significant changes will be needed before this reputation can be restored and it is hard to be optimistic that the US political system is capable of reforming itself in the way it needs to.

Anatomy of a failed coup

Written By: - Date published: 8:58 am, January 8th, 2021 - 175 comments

America’s descent into chaos was almost completed yesterday.  An amazingly inept display by local police saw a takeover of Congress and a temporary disruption of the confirmation of the clearly expressed view of the majority of Americans.

Open mike 08/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 8th, 2021 - 22 comments

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Open mike 07/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 7th, 2021 - 13 comments

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Trump’s next 48 hours

Written By: - Date published: 11:18 am, January 6th, 2021 - 66 comments

With crucial Senate run off races in Georgia and Congress meeting to receive the declared results of the US election and with Republicans determined to oppose the results at every turn the next couple of days will be very significant for America’s future. Update (lprent): The democratic senators from Georgia are called as victors. A riot pushed by an irresponsible President Trump happened at the Capitol building with people dead. Congress subsequently made a determined proclamation that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are confirmed a the newly elected president and vice-president. As for Donald Trump – goodbye to unstable rubbish..

Open mike 06/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 6th, 2021 - 28 comments

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Open mike 05/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 5th, 2021 - 33 comments

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No extradition for Assange

Written By: - Date published: 12:27 am, January 5th, 2021 - 104 comments

Great news. While unexpected, Nicky Hager who was an expert witness for Assange at the trial, thought this might be a possibility when he spoke to the Fabian Society in November. More details tomorrow.

Update: Bail application to be heard on Wednesday London time.

Open mike 04/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 4th, 2021 - 77 comments

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Open mike 03/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 3rd, 2021 - 25 comments

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How low will Bridges go?

Written By: - Date published: 11:00 am, January 2nd, 2021 - 24 comments

Simon Bridges has spent the last week casting aspersions on people who have tragically died at Music Festivals in an attempt to score culture war inspired political points and undermine the Government’s new pill testing law.

Open mike 02/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 2nd, 2021 - 31 comments

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Open mike 01/01/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, January 1st, 2021 - 43 comments

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Open mike 31/12/2020

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, December 31st, 2020 - 38 comments

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Open mike 30/12/2020

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, December 30th, 2020 - 24 comments

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Open mike 29/12/2020

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, December 29th, 2020 - 26 comments

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Daily review 28/12/2020

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, December 28th, 2020 - No comments

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