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THIS WEBSITE IS TOO BIG

Earlier this week, The Intercept was able to select "white genocide conspiracy theory" as a pre-defined "detailed targeting" criterion on the social network to promote two articles to an interest group that Facebook pegged at 168,000 users large and defined as "people who have expressed an interest or like pages related to White genocide conspiracy theory."
2018'S CATCH 22

At a monthly check-in at the ICE office, Carlos would report names of other undocumented people. The agent told him to focus on "illegal aliens" with criminal histories and charges like drunken driving or domestic violence. He would need to produce one name per month for three months. If he refused, he would be sent back to Mexico.
SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL, DO SOME EVIL

The search engine, codenamed Dragonfly, was designed for Android devices, and would remove content deemed sensitive by China's ruling Communist Party regime, such as information about political dissidents, free speech, democracy, human rights, and peaceful protest.
THIS IS HOW WARFARE ERASES INDIVIDUALS

The young newspaper reporter wanted to write a book about the war he was covering. But the editors who read his proposal turned it down, all of them. They said the book wouldn't sell because Americans were tired of reading about these violent foreigners and their centuries-old grudges.
WILL SHE UNSEAT HIM?

In a recent debate aired on Radio Boston, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley delivered an unusual mantra for her bid to unseat incumbent Rep. Michael Capuano, declaring that she would vote in a nearly identical way as her opponent. “We will vote the same way, but lead differently,” she said.
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