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Facebook to Ban Some Criticisms of Immigration in Reactionary Ban

Facebook’s new content policy adds more confusion about freedom of speech on the platform.

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Facebook Bans Immigration Criticism

Facebook will ban certain speech critical of immigration in addition to banning all speech the digital giant deems to be complementary toward “white nationalism” and “white separatism.”

In its new ban on speech it disagrees with, Facebook’s official press release is apparently incomplete according to Vice News, which apparently has access to Facebook’s new mind reading machine. Vice News claims this ban also include some anti-immigration speech.

Vice News added to Facebook’s new policy, explaining that phrases including “‘Immigration is tearing this country apart; white separatism is the only answer'” (emphasis added) would also be banned by the platform.

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Facebook did not mention immigration even in passing in its press release. Vice News appears to be the only outlet reporting this insight, relying solely on anonymous Facebook employees as its sources.

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Facebook clarified in its release that the company’s policy change will not be wide reaching, as it already stood against much of the newly censored speech. It merely claims that there is no discernible difference between “white supremacy” and “white separatism” or “white nationalism.”

The Big Tech Giant simply explained that after “conversations with members of civil society and academics who are experts in race relations,” they arrived at this conclusion.

Facebook did not provide the evidence that led them to this understanding. It also notes that examples such as “American pride and Basque separatism” will continue to be allowed on the platform.

Their reasoning for including certain speech critical of immigration in the reactionary ban remains unknown.

It appears users will, once again, simply have to watch and react to this new policy change in the coming weeks and months.

Facebook has been under increasing criticism from the right, as many high profile individuals and groups have either been censored by the social media platform or banned from it entirely. The platform recently banned former Breitbart London editor Raheem Kassam, and the alternative news giant ZeroHedge.

Most recently, Facebook banned Australian new media personality Avi Yemini after he responded to a Comedy Central hit piece by posting unedited footage showing host Jim Jeffries express anti-Islamic views the platform likely considered hate speech. Jeffries’ hit piece was allowed to remain on the platform.

A recently introduced Florida bill would allow the state to fine Facebook and other social media websites up to $75,000 for infringing on the freedom of expression and religion of Floridians.

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An alternative to the Drudge Report has emerged.

Drudge has been in the news lately after controversy emerged about its recent wave of negative coverage of President Donald Trump.

The otherwise renowned conservative news aggregator has now joined the anti-Trump mania and is routinely putting out content that attacks the president.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson recently described Matt Drudge as a “man of the progressive Left.” He told Matthew Lysiak, the author of a biography on Matt Drudge, that “Matt Drudge is now firmly a man of the progressive left. At times, his site is indistinguishable from The Daily Beast or any other woke propaganda outlet posing as a news company.”

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Rumors abounded about Drudge selling out or selling his site to anti-Trump interests and signing a non-disclosure agreement to make sure the controversy surrounding this change in direction was kept under wraps.

No matter how people spin it, Drudge’s pivot towards generic anti-Trump journalism has done a number on its traffic. Drudge Report’s politically correct descent has opened up a vacuum that needs to be filled by America First media.

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Unlike Drudge, Real News Feed is willing to compile content from an America First perspective.

That means, anything exposing the flaws in the U.S.’s migration system to exposing legacy conservative outlets such as Fox News for their drift towards anti-America First narratives.

When the conservative movement is stagnating, there has to be a dissident outlet that can actually provide fresh perspectives. Now is not the time for people to play nice. Nor is it appropriate for so-called “conservative” outlets to be pushing narratives that can be found in the mainstream media.

America is going through an unprecedented cultural and political transformation which will require it to have a right that is willing to fight back. At the end of the day, it all starts with having a truly alternative voice in the media. From there, ideas can be disseminated and narratives can be shaped. If it wants to move forward, American nationalism needs as many friendly outlets as possible.

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