3/18/24 Michael Tracey on Why the Latest Attempt to Ban TikTok is a Scam

3/18/24 Michael Tracey on Why the Latest Attempt to Ban TikTok is a Scam

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Michael Tracey returned to the show to discuss the bill Congress is trying to pass to ban the social video-sharing app TikTok. Tracey explains what the bill actually says and the two talk about what the government could do going forward if it passes. They then discuss the real reason Washington wants TikTok gone — it’s threatening Israel’s ability to control the narrative as it slaughters the people of Gaza.

Discussed on the show:

  • “The frenzy to ban TikTok is another National Security State scam” (Substack)

Michael Tracey is a New York-based journalist. You can find his writing on Substack and follow him on Twitter @mtracey

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Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 6,000 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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