Patreon, Censorship and the Self-Inflicted Wound

by Thomas Luongo

Gold, Goats and Guns

2021 is quickly shaping up to the be the Year of the Censor.  Already this year we’ve seen the best of our journalists driven out of high-profile positions and going independent.

From Glenn Greenwald being forced out at the company he helped found, The Intercept, to Matt Taibbi leaving Rolling Stone, the days of the independent voice in media is being driven underground.

Even with them gone to newcomer Substack, that hasn’t satisfied the gatekeepers of political correctness, who want them unable to even make a living.

If they can silence voices that large, then it has chilling implications for smaller voices.


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