Anti-Imperialism/Foreign Policy

Twitter CENSORING Ukraine War Coverage

Former weapons inspector and US Marine Scott Ritter recently tweeted that he believed that Ukrainian forces, and not Russians, were responsible for the civilian killings in Bucha, and by blaming Russia, American President Joe Biden was committing a war crime. Inexplicably, Twitter then suspended Ritter’s account, alleging that he had violated their restrictions against “abuse and harassment.” Ritter’s account was soon restored, but has since been suspended AGAIN for another equally benign tweet. Jimmy speaks with Ritter about the situation in Bucha, social media censorship and the prospects for free speech in an era when lines between the government and the tech industry are increasingly blurred.

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