Escape the echo chamber

First you don’t hear other views. Then you can’t trust them. Your personal information network entraps you just like a cult   by C Thi Nguyen Aeon edited by O Society Mar 30, 2019 Something has gone wrong with the flow of information. It’s not just that different people are drawing subtly different conclusions from the same … Continue reading Escape the echo chamber

The Term “Cultural Marxism” is Nazi Propaganda

“Cultural Marxism?" What the holy hell are you talking about? —Any sane person when exposed to the term for the first time https://youtu.be/wLoG9zBvvLQ ^ An example of an Internet troll bloviating about "Cultural Marxism" ^ Cultural Marxism generally refers to one of two things: First — extremely rarely — "cultural Marxism" (lower C, upper M) … Continue reading The Term “Cultural Marxism” is Nazi Propaganda

The Illusory Truth Effect: How Millions Were Duped By Russiagate

by Caitlin Johnstone edited by O Society March 27, 2019 “Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy,” reads the front page headline of Sunday’s New York Times. Bit by bit, mainstream American consciousness is slowly coming to terms with the death of the thrilling conspiracy theory that the highest levels of the US government had been infiltrated by the Kremlin, … Continue reading The Illusory Truth Effect: How Millions Were Duped By Russiagate

The Psychology Of Getting Julian Assange Part 5: War Propaganda 101

written by Lissa Johnson New Matilda edited by O Society Mar 27, 2019 Ever wonder why left wing trolls hate Julian Assange so much? And why maybe you’re more questioning? Ever tried to get to the bottom of a government-run propaganda campaign and found your synapses misfiring? The final in a five-part series by clinical … Continue reading The Psychology Of Getting Julian Assange Part 5: War Propaganda 101

Dear America: You Played Yourself

by O Society Mar 24, 2019 Someone recently expressed their ignorance about the role of American "mainstream media" in distributing the lies about the Weapons of Mass Destruction for the Dubya regime. This person simply didn't know such longtime "newspapers of record" sprayed propaganda down on the heads of unwitting Americans the way a below-ground … Continue reading Dear America: You Played Yourself

It’s official: Russiagate is this generation’s WMD

The Iraq war faceplant damaged the reputation of the US press. Russiagate just destroyed it by Matt Taibbi Hate, Inc Mar 23, 2019 Nobody wants to hear this, but news Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller is headed home without issuing new charges is a death-blow for the reputation of the American news media. As has long … Continue reading It’s official: Russiagate is this generation’s WMD

Mueller Concludes Russia Probe With No New Indictments

Ever notice news they don't want people to freak out about is always released on Friday afternoon? Here it is, no Trump Putin collusion in John Brennan's scam. ~ O Society by Eric Tucker, Michael Balsamo and Chad Day  Associated Press Mar 22, 2019 WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his … Continue reading Mueller Concludes Russia Probe With No New Indictments