People like Jen, myself, and several other people have offered up ideas for how to combat disinformation but we have been almost totally ignored by the left-wing establishment.
Content moderation alone cannot solve this problem. The lies must be directly combated.
The GOP incited a mob to attack our Capitol with lies about the election
GOP leaders incite people to murder with lies about "White Replacement"
How are they still treated as a political party and not a violent cult?
Some say we should keep the filibuster because it could stop a Republican Senate from doing more damage. But in 2017, it wasn’t the filibuster that stopped the GOP majority from repealing the ACA—it was the American people, by speaking out and fighting back.
Important to keep in mind RW is stirring up base with lies. They're even stupid lies. But...
"Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities"
Fox and Carlson are inciting murder w stupid lies about White Replacement Nazi bullshit
Are we just supposed to move on from the fact that Marjorie Taylor Greene spoke at a neo-Nazi rally where crowds of literal Nazis were chanting “Pu-tin! Pu-Tin!” — while cheering for Marjorie Greene? And as for the media…are you really going to cover gas prices instead of this?
Democrats’ attempt to codify the right to abortion went down 49-51. We should immediately drop a bill codifying the right to use contraception. Make Republicans vote on that one! Let’s go on offense for a change!
It’s horrifying to be in this position again: grieving another mass shooting just hours after the attack in Buffalo.
My heart breaks for the Laguna Woods community, and for every community marred by gun violence.
I will never accept this bloodshed as normal.
We. Must. Act.
I get angry watching Dr. Birx hawking a book and whitewashing her praising Trump as he stirred up opposition to basic public health measures. All the disgusting behavior of these Trump sycophants should not be forgotten. And, for crying out loud, do NOT buy their books!