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October 26, 2021
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“How Mark Zucked America.”

In This Episode

Facebook employees say Facebook is dangerous, a Rolling Stone report suggests that the January 6th insurrection was an inside job, and Andrew Yang stopped by Crooked HQ to chat with Jon Lovett about his new third party, Forward.


Show Notes



  • Politico: Facebook staff complained for years about their lobbyists’ power
  • WSJ: Facebook’s Internal Chat Boards Show Politics Often at Center of Decision Making 
  • NYT: Inside the Big Facebook Leak
  • NYT: In India, Facebook Grapples With an Amplified Version of Its Problems 
  • WSJ: Facebook Increasingly Suppresses Political Movements It Deems Dangerous
  • NYT: Internal Alarm, Public Shrugs: Facebook’s Employees Dissect Its Election Role
  • WaPo: Jan. 6 violence fueled anger, regret over missed warning signs 
  • NBC: ‘Carol’s Journey’: What Facebook knew about how it radicalized users
  • WaPo: The Facebook whistleblower’s case was a big gamble for the nonprofit supporting her
  • The Verge: Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name
  • WSJ: Facebook Says AI Will Clean Up the Platform. Its Own Engineers Have Doubts.



  • WaPo: The line of culpability for Jan. 6 needs to be more brightly drawn than it is 
  • Rolling Stone: Jan. 6 Protest Organizers Say They Participated in ‘Dozens’ of Planning Meetings With Members of Congress and White House Staff
  • Newsweek: AOC Calls for Expulsion of Any Members of Congress Involved in Planning January 6 Riot 
  • Insider: January 6 committee chair Rep. Bennie Thompson says ‘there’s no question’ that the Capitol riot was premeditated 
  • CNN: House investigators target the money trail behind January 6 rally
  • Washington Post: Ahead of Jan. 6, Willard hotel in downtown D.C. was a Trump team ‘command center’ for effort to deny Biden the presidency 
  • The Hill: All eyes on Garland after Bannon contempt vote 
  • CNN: House investigators target the money trail behind January 6 rally 
  • CNN: Toughest sentence yet handed down in January 6-related case for man who threatened lawmakers and tech executives 
  • CNN: Trump’s former deputy chief of staff, Dan Scavino, not ready to cooperate with January 6 committee, attorney says
  • CNN: Trump sues to keep White House records secret, claiming executive privilege


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