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Liberals, Don't Celebrate Facebook's Ban on anti-Semites and Hard Right Extremists

Facebook's ban on right-wing conspiracists like Alex Jones has led to an outpouring of grief from the permanently outraged and self-pitying 'conservative' social media - and Donald Trump. But liberals should listen up

Padraig Reidy
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L to R: Right-wing British provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, conspiracist InfoWars founder Alex Jones and Nation of Islam head Louis Farrakhan, all banned by Facebook on May 2, 2019 in a crackdown on hate content
L to R: Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, conspiracist InfoWars founder Alex Jones, Nation of Islam head Louis Farrakhan, all banned by Facebook on May 2, 2019 in a crackdown on hate contentCredit: AFP
Padraig Reidy

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