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What Will It Take to End the Trump Nightmare?

“If there is no struggle there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom and yet deprecate agitation are men who want crops without plowing up the ground; they want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters.” - Frederick Douglass

This is a response to Julia Reynolds Martinez’s recent piece about Facebook and Royal Calkins’s recent piece lamenting the dilapidated state of the local anti-Trump resistance, both published by Voices of Monterey Bay.



In April 2017, Google implemented changes in its search evaluation protocols with the stated purpose of blocking access to “offensive” sites, while working to surface more “authoritative content.”  Over the next three months, anti-war, progres…