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. 


New Research Makes The Case For Controversial “Prescription Heroin” Sites

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 16, 2018 11:36AM

A new investigative report by the RAND Corporation urges lawmakers to explore new options in the face of the ongoing opioid epidemic. 

#PatreonPurge: Why YouTube’s Political Creators Distrust the Crowdfunding Site

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 15, 2018 9:23AM

The company has been inconsistent in its statements and enforcement of its Terms of Service, causing some to abandon the platform altogether. 

FTC Announce Investigation into Predatory Loot Boxes in Video Games

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 9, 2018 11:58AM

Following years of grassroots consumer backlash to the predatory loot box system, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has finally agreed to investigate the online racket allowing adults and children to illegally gamble.

Tumblr Censoring Innocent Users Following Child Pornography Scandal

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 8, 2018 1:25PM

With Tumblr's new ban on all sexual content, one can only wonder if this infringes on freedom of expression, or if there's no place for this conversation in the realm of private business.

THE CLOUD ACT: How Unconstitutional Data Collection Crosses US-UK Borders

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 2, 2018 12:51PM

A potential, legal loophole is forming between the United States and Britain via The CLOUD Act, which would allow for the exchange of a US resident's digital information that some are already calling unlawful and in violation of Fourth Amendment privacy protections. 

Richard Ojeda, 2020 Democrat Candidate: “Put Body Cameras on Every Lobbyist”

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 1, 2018 11:23AM

Richard Ojeda has a radical set of anti-lobbyist policy proposals that he hopes will "drain the swamp" once and for all

Fallout 76: Bethesda Under Investigative Lawsuit for “Deceptive Trade Practices”

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 30, 2018 10:50AM

The company has come under fire not only for its supposedly unplayable game, but for its suspicious refund policy that seems to be an attempt to "game" the system. 

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.