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. 


The Dangerous Junk Science Behind 'Vocal Risk Assessment' Technology

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 29, 2018 1:02PM

If a technology that determines a person's risk to a country or organization simply by analyzing vocal data sounds too good to be true, that's probably because it is. 

#ThotAudit: The Incel Troll Campaign Reporting Online Sex Workers to the IRS

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 28, 2018 4:27PM

On Sunday, a collection of incels and “ meninist ” activists took attention away from their complaining about women to tattle on sex workers to the IRS. 

Judge Rules Neo-Nazi Website Doesn’t Have Free Speech Right To Harassment

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 25, 2018 11:00AM

The legal fight for freedom of speech by a far-right activist group is an alarming example of where the line between constitutional rights and hate speech needs ot be drawn.

Big Tech Remove Sexual Assault Rule Restricting #MeToo Workers Lawsuits

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 24, 2018 1:25PM

With the removal of forced arbitration by major tech companies, the #MeToo movement has earned a victory in protecting against sexual harassment and assault in an industry that has been insulated and self-regulated for too long.  

DIRTY DEALS: How Nancy Pelosi Won Progressive Votes for House Speaker Race

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 23, 2018 11:46AM

When it comes to power politics, nobody does backroom deals better than the corporate darling Nancy Pelosi.  

Women’s March Demands Linda Sarsour, Key Organisers Resign for Anti-Semitism

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 22, 2018 11:49AM

The connection of some leading figures in the Women's March to Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam has finally become untenable for the organization. 

Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill Forcing Walmart To Raise Their Stagnant Wages

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 20, 2018 2:13PM

Bernie Sanders has been tackling corporate greed in America, this time focusing on Walmart. Sanders has been focusing on redistributing Walmart's massive profits back to its employees so that they can earn a reasonable living wage.  

Google’s “Smart City of Surveillance” Faces Privacy Rights Resistance in Toronto

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 18, 2018 11:35AM

Given the tech giant's track record on data privacy, it's not hard to see why this fusion of corporate development and public infrastructure is meeting resistance. 

Facebook Suspend Identity Checks for Political Ads Following Hoax Scandals

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 17, 2018 10:59AM

The faux transparency behind paid political ads always had inherent problems built into it. 

HQ2: Amazon’s $2.4 Billion Expansion Surrounded by Activist Backlash

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 15, 2018 5:07PM

Whether it’s gentrification through rising housing costs or corrupt government dealings, Amazon’s HQ2 has activists demanding answers.