The Red Elephant Compiles a List of Channels Banned by YouTube

Vincent James O’Connor, aka, the Red Elephant, was banished from YouTube after accumulating over 300,000 subscribers. One of the last survivors of the first wave of terminations, O’Connor lasted until August 2020. He survives on Parler, BitChute, DLive, Gab, and Telegram. To-date, his presence on fundraising platforms also remains intact.

One of the values of watching Red Videos is O’Connor’s propensity to dig up inconvenient facts from primary sources. His work relies on data from the FBI, the DOJ, the U.S. Census Bureau, not on quotes from other journalists. For this reason, whatever opinions O’Connor may also share about current events, his facts have integrity. Often they can’t easily be found anywhere else.

A good example of this is an article posted on the Red Elephants entitled “Why Black Criminality is a Much Bigger Problem Than Racism or Police Brutality.” A title like that is enough to alarm the censors, but the facts in the article are what should matter. These are the same facts that are also cited by Black conservatives. O’Connor, for his part, has reached out to Black conservatives, and has suggested they might share many common political goals – such as support for America’s 45th president.

The most recent wave of banishments from YouTube has been hard to track. If you were to count every one of the channels that YouTube turned off, including the smallest ones, there would be thousands of casualties. O’Connor maintains a list of many of the most prominent victims of YouTube. This list is updated regularly, included on the list are many that were terminated in earlier waves.

O’Connor’s list is incomplete, but it’s one of the best we can find. Many of the people he has noted do not include links. Most of these people are already in our Winston84 directory, some of the remaining ones will be added.

We will say it again: The cure – censorship – is worse than the alleged disease – speech that is unwelcome to some people.

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YouTube Terminates Vincent James O’Connor

This week YouTube terminated the account of Vincent James O’Connor, whose “Red Elephants” channel produced daily videos that had earned him nearly 400,000 subscribers.

YouTube, as usual, provided no information for the ban. O’Connor’s content, while certainly unpalatable to the politically correct, included diligent research. He backed up his arguments with well documented facts that cannot easily be found anywhere, much less on any mainstream media. He certainly said nothing that wouldn’t be protected under the First Amendment.

In anticipation of being banned, O’Connor launched a BitChute channel, The Red Elephants, but even with already 40,000 subscribers it has nowhere near the reach of the original, which took several years, and thousands of hours of work. And that is the intention of big tech censorship; to erase the work of right-wing dissidents, and make them start over.

O’Connor can also still be found on Telegram, DLive, Parler, and Gab, but as we’ve seen with other banned channels that have migrated to these alternatives, so far none of them have managed to attract even a small fraction of the subscribers and views they’d acquired on YouTube.

Like it or not YouTube has a near monopoly on the online audience for long-form videos. Even when relentlessly suppressed, dissident voices on YouTube reach far more viewers than they will anywhere else.

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Vincent James Offers Inconvenient Truths, Using FBI and DOJ Data

This outstanding video, entitled “More Bread, Less Crime,” may serve as an introduction to Vincent James, one of the last purveyors of uncomfortable truths to still survive – suppressed, demonetized, but alive – on YouTube.

What James bothers to do, all the more valuable because it is utterly missing from mainstream media, is download and report FBI and DOJ crime statistics. In so doing, he debunks virtually all of the truisms promulgated by the media establishment.

Skip to 5:40 and 7:20 for examples of honest, factual reporting by James of material that, were it present in mainstream reports, would put much of the prevailing narratives regarding crime into valuable context.

James doesn’t just put source data onto his screen and talk about it, he uses the data to produce his own graphics, such as this revelatory bar graph at 10:50 that shows homicide rates in some of the most violent nations on earth, comparing favorably to major American cities, where the rates are higher still.

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