Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tag: propaganda

Not all ‘self-evident truths’ are created equal. Sleazy propaganda wars on...

The debate isn't whether government should deliver “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” but which self-selected tribe grabs the spoils and which doesn’t.

US investment firms prop up ad revenue for Russian propaganda sites

“Investors need to also think through how their money is being used, where that money is being invested, and how they can contribute to isolating Russia and Russian companies.”

Infamous Russian troll farm appears to be source of anti-Ukraine propaganda

Experts say a recent wave of pro-Putin disinformation is consistent with the work of Russia’s Internet Research Agency, a network of paid trolls who attempted to influence the 2016 presidential election.

In the Ukraine conflict, fake fact-checks are being used to spread...

“It’s the first time I’ve ever seen what I might call a disinformation false-flag operation. It’s like Russians actually pretending to be Ukrainians spreading disinformation.”

Who bankrolls Tucker Carlson’s hateful propaganda? Why the Kochs of course.

Carlson’s moonlighting as an extremist at The Daily Caller is heavily bankrolled by – you guessed it – the Koch brothers.

Hate unbound

Politicians and media moguls have long understood that fear and hate sell better than hope and compassion, no matter how much we might wish it otherwise.

‘Fake news’ in America: Homegrown, and far from new

The corporate state created this monstrous propaganda machine and bequeathed it to Trump.

Russian propaganda? The new era of mainstream conspiracy theory

While it is true that Russia, China and other rival countries engage in espionage and propaganda, their efforts to change American minds pale in comparison to the stenography of the US and other Western media.

Pablum for the Masses

“This year, 2016, we have more of the same absurd rhetoric and propaganda aimed at the masses. Make America Great Again for Benito Trump, Courageous Conservatives for Ted Cruz, Fighting For Us for Hillary Clinton, A Future to Believe In for Bernie Sanders and Kasich for America for low key John Kasich.”

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Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.

Doesn’t the forever Scoundrel-in-chief expose Trumpism as rank, deviant criminality?

The main “freedom” sought by this scam freedom fighter (and lackeys) is to commit more crimes.

Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at kids amid rising...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.

New bill expands warrantless spying amid widespread criticism

The U.S. Senate has approved a significant expansion of government surveillance powers, raising alarms over potential violations of civil liberties.

The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.