Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Contemporary discourse …

… Meet the (Unsuccessfully) Censored: Jesse Singal and Katie Herzog - TK News by Matt Taibbi.

… subscriber-based platforms like Patreon and Substack allowed for some cast-offs to build new careers as independents. For a long time, this was a small enough group that few noticed or cared.

Now, however, these second acts are prompting a backlash. What’s the point of canceling someone, if they don’t stay canceled? Why consign someone to purgatory if they can make a living there?

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