Tag Archives: fake news
Trump has sucked all of the oxygen out of democracy and has put in play a culture and mode of politics that kills empathy, wallows in cruelty and fear and mutilates democratic ideals.
These party elites, consumed by greed, myopia and a deep cynicism, have a death grip on the political process. They’re not going to let it go, even if it all implodes.
“By filling the media space with bizarre inventions and brazen denials, purveyors of fake news hope to mobilize potential supporters with righteous wrath—and to demoralize potential opponents by nurturing the idea that everybody lies and nothing matters.”
UK perspectrives on the US and Sytia, chemical weapons, Facebook and phychologiccal warfare through social media
Self-care, activism, and community in the time of the mad king.
It’s a pitch as old as the hills; we know it yet we still buy it.
“WashPost Is Richly Rewarded for False News About Russia Threat While Public Is Deceived.”
…the rhetoric of foreign affairs serves to discipline and support domestic identity as much as to fend off actual military threat
…even today known establishment and CIA operatives such as Anderson Cooper (CNN-CBS) and Robert Baer (CNN) regularly “report the facts” to millions of Americans…