The Broken Soapbox

Social media entered our world with a promising offer: you can communicate here – with virtually everyone on Earth. For years, a wide range of views were tolerated, and every popular voice enriched the creators of the platforms by drawing millions of eyes and ears. These platforms fast eclipsed other means of communication specifically because they offered such an open and effective means of reaching out to others.

But now social media have a near monopoly on public discourse, and the age of censorship has arrived.

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