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We all live in the shadow of Big Tech and the corporate media, and their free-speech restrictions lately have America looking more like North Korea every day. Yes, the proliferation of social media in the past decade has led to more access to information, but only if the Zuckerbergs of the world allow you to see it. Listen, I’m all for the free market, but there comes a breaking point when we need to bust up the Silicon Valley monopolies. And we’re breaking, America. Conservative talk show powerhouse and fellow American Consequences contributor Buck Sexton details his own stories of censorship and shadow banning, noting that what we need are antitrust laws and more competition in the digital platform space.
The two also discuss how the pandemic made news even less trustworthy, balancing the First Amendment with capitalism and Buck’s new gig hosting a show in the late Rush Limbaugh’s time slot.