In Georgia, Major League Baseball reacted to the passage of election reform laws with a boycott. The sports league has moved its all-star game from Atlanta to Colorado.

In North Dakota, a debate over legislation dealing with transgender athletes was dominated by rumors about what the NCAA might do to punish the state if it passed.

Every day, much of America's political debate takes place in venues where corporate giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Google regulate speech and other content, either through direct human intervention or through filtering algorithms the companies have developed.

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Is this what we want?

On this episode of Plain Talk Live, and University of North Dakota political science professor Bo Wood joins Rob to talk about it.

Also, President Joe Biden's administration wants a new infrastructure bill and tax increases, and will Congress, with Democrats in charge, pass gun control legislation?

Audio of this show will also be available on the Plain Talk podcast, available through your favorite podcasting service. Click here for more information.

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