You Can Police Language But You Can’t Police Thought

My Only Path to Power - Diary of a Trans Widow

Can you permanently ban people who say things you don’t like from Twitter? Can you make rules that ensure that no one ever says the things again?

Yes, yes, you can. Especially if you’re one of the rich white males who runs twitter.

Can you ban people who say things you don’t like from Facebook? Can you drive those conversations underground, into secret forums and private homes, and keep them from seeing certain mainstream media outlets?

Yes, you can. Especially if you’re one of the rich white males who runs Facebook.

Can you shut down WordPress blogs that say things you don’t like? Can you rig the system so that no one can fight it?

Yes, you can. Especially if you’re one of the rich white males who runs WordPress.

Yes, rich white males control the resources and they can control the conversation. They always have. They aren’t ready to…

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