Lee Camp Talks Cross-Platform Shut Down of RT America and The Censorship of Left Anti-War Media Voices

The information war has heated up, this time with targets on the backs of anti-war journalists and media voices critical to NATO and the U.S.

Last week, the offices of RT America were suddenly and abruptly shut down amid the war fever and Russophobia spreading across the country. In addition to banning an entire network, platforms like Twitter and Spotify have also taken steps to censor individual journalists by removing their content.

In the last week we’ve also seen mainstream media outlets like the Washington Post churn out hit pieces claiming that voices exposing U.S. empire, while uplifting black liberation struggles and speaking out against capitalism, are nothing more than Russian propaganda.

To discuss these developments, we are joined by Lee Camp, the former host and head writer of the weekly comedy news show Redacted Tonight, which aired on RT America. We are also joined by Jacquie Luqman and Sean Blackmon, the hosts of “By Any Means Necessary” on Radio Sputnik.

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  2. This sounds very interesting; I’ll listen after I’m done listening to this:


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