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Libraries throughout the US are getting bomb threats

In the latest double-plus ungood news from the Republic of Gilead, you can add librarians to the list of politicians, healthcare workers, poll workers, journalists,…

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Brooklyn’s library moves to slip books through red state bans

NEW YORK — The front line of America’s culture war now runs straight through the nation’s school libraries — with conservatives in dozens of states…

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The U.S. Government’s Vast New Privatized Censorship Regime

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More than 1,600 books banned during 2021-22 school year, report finds

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US libraries face ‘unprecedented’ efforts to ban books on race and gender themes

Challenges from conservative parent groups and others targeted 1,651 different titles, the American Library Association said Books for children and young adults containing themes of…

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Conservative Texas phone company fueling extremist takeover of schools

Patriot Mobile, a ‘Christian conservative wireless provider’, is targeting school board elections to push its far-right agenda A conservative Texas-based phone company is planning a…

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Nebraska school officials shut down student newspaper after LGBTQ+ issue

Officials have not said when or why the decision was made to eliminate Northwest public schools’ Saga newspaper Administrators at a Nebraska school closed down…

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Republicans’ classroom gagging bills are ‘attack on education’, report says

PEN America says ‘educational gag orders’ have increased 250% since 2021 with focus on race and LGBTQ issues Republicans have mounted an “attack on education”…

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Over $100K raised so far after library defunded for having LGBTQ+ books

Patmos Library in western Michigan is getting a crowdsourced lifeline after conservative taxpayers voted against a proposal to use tax funds to support it because…

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In rare move, school librarian fights back in court against conservative activists

A Louisiana school librarian is suing two men for defamation after they accused her of advocating to give pornographic materials to children. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/rare-move-school-librarian-fights-back-court-conservative-activists-rcna42800 Droolin’…

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Russia is quietly ramping up its Internet censorship machine

Enlarge (credit: Kremlin official photo) Since 2019, Vladimir Putin has supercharged his plan to separate Russia from the global Internet. The country’s sovereign Internet law,…

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Some states are changing the laws that govern community libraries

At a time of concern about book banning, states are passing laws to tighten control over public libraries. The laws address how libraries are managed…

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How the Facebook Papers Exposed Meta’s Moderation Disaster

In Gizmodo’s third release of documents from the Facebook Papers, we learned how decisions at Facebook over whether to improve a product can depend on how…

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Dallas drag queen event for kids sparks outrage, defense

(NEXSTAR) — A drag show at a Dallas-area gay bar over the weekend is causing a stir and discussion over whether or not kids should…

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In Ethiopia, mass detention signals shrinking press freedom

Twenty-two media employees have been arrested across Ethiopia this year alone. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2022/5/31/in-ethiopia-mass-detention-signals-shrinking-press-freedom Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Judges block Florida law that says Facebook and Twitter can’t ban politicians

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Florida law that makes it illegal for large social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to ban…

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Supreme Court won’t take case on security reviews of government tell-all books

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to take the case of several former national security officials arguing the government’s prepublication review requirements for their books…

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Tennessee House passes bill to let state commission approve school library books

Tennessee legislators passed a bill Wednesday that would allow the state’s textbook commission to approve or reject books in school libraries. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/education/tennessee-house-passes-bill-giving-state-commission-approval-school-li-rcna26362 Droolin’ Dog…

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What Musk’s free-speech Twitter could unleash

Elon Musk’s pledge to allow any speech on Twitter that doesn’t break the law would open the door to a pandemonium of objectionable and harmful…

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How to Access Banned Books If Your Local Library Sucks

Book-banning is one of those nosy-neighbor hobbies that becomes popular in waves. We’re currently in one of those waves, with parents and concerned citizens “challenging”—and…

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Twitter bans ads that deny climate change

Twitter says it will no longer allow advertisers on its site who deny the scientific consensus on climate change, echoing a policy already in place…

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Nicaragua seizes private universities to stifle dissent

Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega’s government seized a dozen private universities, closing them or shifting control to the state as they stifle opposition. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/nicaragua-seizes-private-universities-stifle-dissent-rcna25548 Droolin’…

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