Why did YouTube demonetize my book review?

Did my video essay on Philip K Dick’s The Man in the High Castle offend Amazon by calling their tv show “doomed”? Were Donald Trump’s lawyers on the phone for my depiction of him as a Nazi collaborator? Or does the video just feature too many Swastika’s?

The real answer is much more quotidian, and far more scary.

You can watch the offending video essay on youtube, and members of Science Fiction here on damiengwalter.com can read my answer below.

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Published by Damien Walter

Writer and storyteller. Contributor to The Guardian, Independent, BBC, Wired, Buzzfeed and Aeon magazine. Special forces librarian (retired). Teaches the Rhetoric of Story to over 35,000 students worldwide.


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