Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/a-truly-free-society-would-have-no-official-narrativesMany of Anthony Fauci's emails during the US Covid-19 outbreak last year have been obtained via Freedom of Information Act and published by BuzzFeed News and The Washington Post. Depending on what ideological echo chamber you inhabit you may
Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/israel-narrative-management-is-getting-incredibly-desperate-and-brazenThe National Director Emeritus for the Anti-Defamation League has announced on Twitter that he is cancelling his subscription to The New York Times, claiming that a front-page story featuring the photos of children killed in Israel's assault on Gaza this month
Listen to this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/the-mass-media-will-never-regain-the-publics-trustThis year has marked the first time ever that trust in news media dropped below fifty percent in the United States, continuing a trend of decline that's been ongoing for years.Mass media punditry is divided on where to assign the blame for
It's so easy, as the years wind on, to sink into adult-mind. To get crusty and stagnant in our knowing. To lose our sense of wonder.Wonder comes naturally to a very small child. To fresh eyes, eyes whose vision hasn't been obscured the cataracts of
Exactly zero percent of the world's worst criminals are in prison. Imperialists. War profiteers. Ecocide profiteers. The very worst of thieves are financial elites. The system isn't designed to protect us from society's worst, it's designed to protect society's worst from us.
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Nothing of significance has changed since Trump left office, apart from the narratives about how much things have changed.The wars are still going. Washington is still the hub of an oligarchic globe-spanning empire. Americans are still being impoverished and propagandized into political impotence by an
While we all fixate on electoral political solutions, the powerful focus on narrative control, because that's where real power is at. The people who pose an actual threat to the machine are those who disrupt its narratives and narrative control agendas. Everyone else is harmless.If
We each inhabit two very different worlds simultaneously: the real world, and the narrative world.The real world is the physical world of matter, of atoms and molecules and stars and planets and animals wandering around trying to bite and copulate with each other. Science does
Twitter has announced that it will be employing "a new community-driven approach to help address misleading information" called Birdwatch which news media are comparing to the model of content moderation used by Wikipedia.
"Twitter unveiled a feature Monday meant to bolster its efforts to combat misinformation
After weeks of speculation and desperate hopes that Donald Trump might be preparing to pardon NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and/or WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange before leaving office on January 20th, what the latest round of presidential pardons has delivered is about as far from that as