Elon Musk’s Vision for Twitter Should Scare the Hell Out of You

An unmoderated free-for-all is an invitation to bullies, bigots, and trolls that will further toxify social discourse

Elon Musk, Image by DonkeyHotey, Flickr, Creative Commons license, Attribution 2.0 Generic

Elon Musk, the world’s richest man and poster child for narcissism, is looking to buy Twitter.

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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