Project Censored, Part 2: The New Normal Is More Normalized Censorship

Project Censored’s State of the Free Press 2022, edited by Andy Lee Roth and Mickey Huff, is available for preorder now. Published in collaboration with Random Lengths News, this is the second of two parts. Read the first five stories on the list here. 
6. Canary Mission Blacklists Pro-Palestinian Activists, Chilling Free-Speech Rights
Before the “critical race theory” moral panic fueled a nationwide uprising to censor discussions of race in education, there was an opposite moral panic decrying “cancel culture” stifling certain people—especially in education.

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Losing Confidence in the Pillars of Our Civilization

Millions of citizens long ago concluded that professional sports, academia, and entertainment were no longer disinterested institutions, but far Left and deliberately hostile to Middle America.
Yet American conservatives still adamantly supported the nation’s traditional investigatory, intelligence, and military agencies – especially when they came under budgetary or cultural attacks.
Not so much anymore.
For the first time in memory, conservatives now connect the FBI hierarchy with bureaucratic bloat, political bias, and even illegality.

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In the Wake of Rittenhouse, Our Defamation Laws Must Be Changed (Part Two of Two)

For background on how America came to have the inadequate defamation laws now in place, please see Part One of this discussion here.
It now has been more than half a century since the liberal Warren Court handed down its many rulings. So much has changed. It used to be that an honest effort at a true story could cause a publication to find itself sued into instant bankruptcy. Not everyone easily could access a copy of the Sunday New York Times or even of a copy of a Time magazine issue two or three weeks after the thing appeared.

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CHRIS SUTTON: Football’s fight against dementia is not over yet

CHRIS SUTTON: This year of football’s battle against dementia has been inspiring, promising and also infuriating – families have been on their knees for too long and our fight is NOT over yet

It has been a long, difficult year in football’s ongoing battle against dementia 
The PFA set up a dementia department and Gordon Taylor cleared out his desk 
Sir Alex Ferguson said football had a duty to act and the momentum is flowing 
Yet too many families have still been left on their knees and this must change

By Chris Sutton for the Daily Mail
Published: 17:30 EST, 17 Nov

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CHRIS SUTTON: Football’s fight against dementia is not over yet

CHRIS SUTTON: This year of football’s battle against dementia has been inspiring, promising and also infuriating – families have been on their knees for too long and our fight is NOT over yet

It has been a long, difficult year in football’s ongoing battle against dementia 
The PFA set up a dementia department and Gordon Taylor cleared out his desk 
Sir Alex Ferguson said football had a duty to act and the momentum is flowing 
Yet too many families have still been left on their knees and this must change

By Chris Sutton for the Daily Mail
Published: 17:30 EST, 17 Nov

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CHRIS SUTTON: Football’s fight against dementia is not over yet

CHRIS SUTTON: This year of football’s battle against dementia has been inspiring, promising and also infuriating – families have been on their knees for too long and our fight is NOT over yet

It has been a long, difficult year in football’s ongoing battle against dementia 
The PFA set up a dementia department and Gordon Taylor cleared out his desk 
Sir Alex Ferguson said football had a duty to act and the momentum is flowing 
Yet too many families have still been left on their knees and this must change

By Chris Sutton for the Daily Mail
Published: 17:30 EST, 17 Nov

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CHRIS SUTTON: Football’s fight against dementia is not over yet

CHRIS SUTTON: This year of football’s battle against dementia has been inspiring, promising and also infuriating – families have been on their knees for too long and our fight is NOT over yet

It has been a long, difficult year in football’s ongoing battle against dementia 
The PFA set up a dementia department and Gordon Taylor cleared out his desk 
Sir Alex Ferguson said football had a duty to act and the momentum is flowing 
Yet too many families have still been left on their knees and this must change

By Chris Sutton for the Daily Mail
Published: 17:30 EST, 17 Nov

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The Problem With the Washington Post’s Glowing Coverage of “Maternity Ranches”

A pair of deeply strange articles appeared in the Washington Post this week, raising questions about whether Democracy Dies in Darkness, the paper’s motto, has a carveout for Gilead. Last Sunday, under the headline “What Happens When People in Texas Can’t Get Abortions: ‘Diapers Save a Lot More Babies Than Ultrasounds,’ ”Casey Parks profiled Tere Haring and the anti-abortion nonprofit she runs in Texas—a pregnancy center that distributes diapers and baby formula to what she calls “abortion-minded” women in untenable financial situations.

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