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TikTok and America’s Bleak Techno-Nationalism

Whatever passes for industrial policy in the United States seems to revolve around the petulant whims of President Donald Trump. Whether a company will be rewarded with government contracts, castigated on Twitter, or banned from doing business largely depends on the president’s brittle feelings. So it goes with TikTok, the…
bubmag
August 4, 2020
Gulag

Every free PS4 game coming to PlayStation Plus in August 2020

Sony has announced the free PS4 games that it will be giving away in August. PlayStation Plus subscribers can download Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered for free starting on Tuesday, July 28th, and Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout on Tuesday, August 4th. Here are the standard prices for…
bubmag
July 28, 2020
Gulag

Russian court sentences Gulag historian to 3.5 years in prison

/ Europe Issued on: 22/07/2020 - 15:17 Russian historian Yury Dmitriyev, who heads rights group Memorial's branch in Karelia, gestures outside a court building following the verdict in his child pornography trial in the city of Petrozavodsk in northwestern Russia on April 5, 2018. AFP - OLGA MALTSEVA A Russian…
bubmag
July 22, 2020
Gulag

Russia convicts Gulag historian on sex charge despite outcry

By Marina KORENEVA (AFP)     Jul 22, 2020 in World A Russian court on Wednesday convicted a respected Gulag historian in a controversial sexual abuse case, but handed down a sentence that should see him freed in the autumn.Yury Dmitriyev, the local head of prominent rights group Memorial in…
bubmag
July 22, 2020
Gulag

An Open Letter to a Self-Described ‘Socialist’

One cannot ignore the legacy of communism: millions dead, imprisoned, and ultimately, not free.Dear Philip,I’m writing like this because I didn’t know how better to respond to emails in which you related, in passing, that despite reservations about aspects of progressivism, you were “kind of socialist.” You wrote this well…
bubmag
June 22, 2020
Gulag

Free Speech is Under Full Assault

Increasingly, we see people holding unpopular views being attacked and refused a forum in which to speak.  Through the threat of force and censorship to control people's speech, free speech is under full assault.   History is replete with others using similar tactics.  As in the times before the Nazi rise…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
Gulag

Square Enix Games Have Returned To GeForce Now–But Not All Of Them

Select Square Enix games have now made their way back to Nvidia's cloud gaming service GeForce Now, including entries in the Tomb Raider and Deus Ex series. However, some games that were previously available for the platform have not yet returned, including Final Fantasy XV, Nier: Automata, and the Arkham…
bubmag
June 18, 2020
Gulag

Humiliation for Fun and Profit

https://www.lewrockwell.com/lrc-blog/humiliation-for-fun-and-profit/ After twenty very long years, the TSA’s business model—humiliate and harass your “customers”—has finally gained traction. It even has imitators, incredibly enough; how else to explain this headline? Stormtroopers Used to Enforce Social Distancing at Disney World Disney Springs opened up last week and it has been crowded, so…
bubmag
June 15, 2020
Gulag

The Fall and Rise of the Guillotine

Chanting; red, white, and blue banners waving; crowds infuriated; a guillotine carried through their midst: A scene reminiscent of eighteenth-century Paris played out in Puerto Rico on a Tuesday night in June, as demonstrators participating in a Black Lives Matter protest carried a massive, authentic-looking guillotine to La Forteleza, the…
bubmag
June 12, 2020