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Caitlin Johnstone When most people in the English-speaking world hear the word “propaganda”, they tend to think of something that’s done by foreign nations who have governments that are so totalitarian they won’t even let people know what’s true or… Continue Reading →

New Media Are As Intertwined With Imperial Power As Old Media

By Caitlin Johnstone. Alan MacLeod has a new article out with Mintpress News showing how most of the supposedly independent “fact-checking” organizations which Facebook has partnered with to police the information people are allowed to see on the platform about the war… Continue Reading →

If It Feels Like You’re Being Manipulated, It’s Because You Are

By Caitlin Johnstone. If you’ve got a gut feeling that your rulers are working to control your perception of the war in Ukraine, it is safe to trust that feeling. If you feel like there’s been a concerted effort from… Continue Reading →

Crushing Information Flows: Manufacturing Ignorance

A dishonest government is a paranoid government, and the excessive legislation and manipulation of Australian media is already backfiring on the operatives behind it. The deliberately engineered bland-out of Australian media creates an illusion of consensus; as exemplified by the latest… Continue Reading →

People’s Skepticism About Covid-19 Is The Fault Of The Lying Mass Media

By Caitlin Johnstone Propaganda is to Democracy, what violence is to Totalitarianism.” Noam Chomsky. You can’t blame people for being distrustful when you make them that way. The people screaming the loudest about disinformation right now are the ones most responsible… Continue Reading →

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