If Facebook is taking its cues from the government to mute vaccine skeptics, that complicates the “let business be business” argument.
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Gen Z is arguably the most socially-conscious generation alive, and they want their economic system to align with how they feel regarding social issues.
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I love this country dearly for many reasons, but freedom and its love for it is the main one.
Take a moment to think good and hard about the messages the mass media is sending to young people.