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Is there any other Republican who is against a TikTok ban?

The house vote was almost two weeks ago. Fifteen republicans voted against the TikTok ban. Many of them made statements about it. eg, Nancy Mace: "Banning TikTok is beating the same drum as ...
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What arguments support claims that the Biden Administration used "threat and coercion" when telling social media that they "have to take speech down"?

The 155-page memorandum ruling on the request for the injunction may be found here, and is a bit too long to reproduce in full, but generally speaking, the allegations of "threat and coercion&...
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Does social media exacerbate political meddling?

It's hard to see how the answer to this question isn't simply "yes." Social media makes it easier to communicate to a larger group of people at significantly cheaper cost, from anywhere in ...
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Why is the Young America's Foundation talking about social issues all day long?

I guess that's called "culture war": https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_war#1991%E2%80%932001:_Rise_in_prominence https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_war#2012%E2%80%93present:...
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Why is the Young America's Foundation talking about social issues all day long?

Because they see "Social Issues" as Mobilizing Pew's political segmentation polling notes that about a quarter of Republican voters are what they call Faith and Flag Conservatives. FFCs are ...
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What arguments support claims that the Biden Administration used "threat and coercion" when telling social media that they "have to take speech down"?

coerce: use of force, intimidation or authority, to obtain compliance I would ague Government used their authority to intimidate social media. Looking at the Twitter files it shows it wasn't limited ...
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Does social media exacerbate political meddling?

Does social media increase (relative to the pre-social-media era) the ability of one state to influence the politics of another? If so, how? It's a mixed bag without a clear a priori answer. The ...
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Are Chinese social networks "ablaze with antisemitism"?

The question can't be answered satisfactorily because the premise doesn't point to a verifiable statement. For example, if a Chinese netizen asked you whether Western-style English language social ...
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Does social media exacerbate political meddling?

why is the effect asymmetric, to the disfavour of the Western bloc which invented and controls the social media platforms? This seems a bit obvious: because e.g. Facebook (Meta) can be declared an ...
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