Conservative commentator Alex Jones: ‘Why did Zuckerberg even do this?’ Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Facebook has banned extremists including Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, and right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for violati(...)

 Flowers and tributes at the Botanic Gardens in Christchurch on March 17th, after    50 were confirmed dead in shootings at two mosques two days earlier.  The attacks  are the worst in New Zealand’s history. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty

The horrific terrorist massacre in New Zealand doesn’t need another grim side. It already has many. But the disease that permeates the attack includes(...)

The sails of Sydney Opera House with the design of New Zealand’s silver fern in a show of solidarity with victims of the Christchurch  attacks

Family members of an Australian man who allegedly murdered 50 people in two New Zealand mosques on Friday have expressed their sorrow for what they ca(...)

 Director Eli Roth, the sometime splatter-maestro behind Cabin Fever and Hostel, insists that his new superfluous remake of the grimy 1974 reveng(...)

 Meryl Streep arrives at The Post Washington, DC premiere at the Newseum on December 14th, 2017. Photograph:  Leigh Vogel/Getty Images

A rightwing guerrilla artist in Los Angeles has claimed responsibility for posters that depict Meryl Streep as an enabler of Harvey Weinstein, calling(...)

English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson has been de-verified by Twitter.

Twitter announced new guidelines for verified accounts on Wednesday, one week after the company was harshly criticised for granting the coveted blue c(...)

Google said James Damore violated its code of conduct and his actions advanced harmful gender stereotypes

Alphabet’s Google cancelled a company-wide meeting on Thursday scheduled to discuss the controversy over a memo opposing diversity policies, the compa(...)

US president Donald Trump boards Air Force One, bound for his summer vacation and the golf course.  Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

We take our little victories where we can. Take “snowflake”. Once a term of abuse to denigrate a whole generation and then extended by gloating, trium(...)

Milo Yiannopoulos at an alt-right rally in May. His time is over says Angela Nagle: ‘The problem is they didn’t actually have any ideas.’ Photograph: Susan Watts/NY Daily News via Getty Images

“Every time I look on my phone and see a lot of activity on Twitter I think: ‘right, this is the moment when they come for me’,” says Angela Nagle. Sh(...)

Milo Yiannopoulos speaks during a press conference, February 21, 2017 in New York City. After comments he made regarding pedophilia surfaced in an online video, Yiannopoulos resigned from his position at Brietbart News, was uninvited to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and lost a major book deal with Simon & Schuster. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

It’s not been a good week for the unassailable principle of free speech, that’s for sure. First Milo Yiannopoulos, the pied piper of the “alt-right” ((...)

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