Scott Alexander

Today's deplatforming activists are the heirs to Terri Rakolta, who pressured sponsors to pull their ads from Fox Broadcasting's 1990s sitcom "Married ... with Children." (Getty Images)
Internet Deplatforming as Class Warfare
Protecting democracy from misinformation and hate speech? More like preventing everyday people from communicating with each other.
Today's deplatforming activists are the heirs to Terri Rakolta, who pressured sponsors to pull their ads from Fox Broadcasting's 1990s sitcom "Married ... with Children." (Getty Images)

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'I Failed Terribly at Keeping My Identity Secret': Scott Alexander on the Value of Pseudonymity
A New York Times decision to name Scott Alexander, the author of Slate Star Codex, raises questions about who deserves pseudonyms, journalism in 2020 and where we place value...
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