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Bailey T. Steen


Bailey T. Steen is an Australian journalist, editor and film critic. Bailey’s career started as a weekly film columnist for the Melbourne based site Janks Reviews. Growing tired of emerging extremists on the political left and right, his work was soon published on the political outlet Newslogue, writing to an audience of ten thousand. Bailey covers world politics, political extremism, and new media issues for TrigTent. 


Leaked Richard Spencer Audio Looks Terrible for His Apologists

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 9, 2019 11:39AM

In the past, mainstream media and online reactionaries have equivocated about calling Spencer a Nazi. That's exactly what he wants. 

#SaveLuna: The Conservative Media Outrage Story Based on Lies

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 2, 2019 11:47AM

Jeffrey Younger's viral tale of his child's forced gender transition by their ideologically domineering mother is now looking like complete bullshit. 

The House Overwhelmingly Passed A New Digital Copyright Bill. Here Are Some Concerns.

  • Bailey Steen
  • Oct 27, 2019 11:27AM

The CASE Act passed the House of Representatives by a staggering 410–6 vote despite holding no hearings and no debates on the matter.

Bipartisan Congressional Coalition Demands Tech Companies End Support for Chinese Gov't

  • Bailey Steen
  • Oct 26, 2019 11:01AM

Two letters signed by members of both parties strongly condemned censorship from companies like Apple and Blizzard on behalf of the Chinese government. 

Why Should We Believe Politicians Aren't Above Twitter's Rules if They Refuse to Enforce Them?

  • Bailey Steen
  • Oct 20, 2019 1:16PM

It's not about one man's tweets -- it's about transparency and consistency on the platform. 

Justice For Xinjiang: US Blacklist Chinese Companies For Links To Muslim Detainment Camps

  • Bailey Steen
  • Oct 13, 2019 11:44AM

The Trump administration issued a blacklist against 28 Chinese organizations with links to the government’s human rights violations against the Muslim population of Xinjiang. 

Joker: How The Criminal Clown Prince Was Turned Into A Political Controversy King

  • Bailey Steen
  • Oct 11, 2019 4:54PM

Though professional critics and social media concern-trolls slammed the film,  it’s the underbelly of cultural cold war that makes the film a modern masterpiece. 

The DHS Has Recognized the Threat of White Nationalism, But it's Long Overdue

  • Bailey Steen
  • Oct 5, 2019 1:56PM

Since it's inception the Department of Homeland Security has disproportionately focused on foreign threats. It appears they are finally starting to look inwards. 

How Google's Win On “Right To Be Forgotten” Laws in EU Undermines GDPR

  • Bailey Steen
  • Oct 4, 2019 5:28PM

The ruling effectively sets a precedent whereby Google is only required to limit data access to those who aren’t all that savvy with data to begin with.

YouTube Apologizes and Reverses Deverification Crisis After Backlash

  • Bailey Steen
  • Sep 26, 2019 12:01AM

After intense backlash from creators and users alike, YouTube is almost completely backtracking on the strict reforms of its verification system