THE SILICON SIX: THE BIGGEST PROPAGANDA MACHINE IN HISTORY

Sacha Baron Cohen

“In every other industry, you can be sued for the harm you cause. Publishers can be sued for libel, people can be sued for defamation. I’ve been sued many times! I’m being sued right now by someone whose name I won’t mention because he might sue me again! But social media companies are largely protected from liability for the content their users post – no matter how indecent it is – by Section 230 of, get ready for it, The Communications Decency Act. Absurd!”

In Print and the Internet

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AFTER A FASHION

Muireann Charleton

“Fast fashion has also perpetuated the myth that buying something new is the same as attaining worth. In addition, a critical factor is how fast fashion producers make garments so cheap to manufacture that there is a strong incentive for consumers to buy frequently in spite of increasing awareness about the impact this has on damaging the environment.” 

In Go Global

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SUNDIAL AND HOURGLASS

Chris Agee

“A micro-epic. I don’t think this term has ever previously been used in a literary context, certainly not for a series of micropoems handled in this way; and so, for me, not only the name, but the form itself – a mosaic structure, allowing for celerity and/or dwelling when reading   –  constitutes something of a genuine formal démarche.”

In The Passerine

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