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Tag: narrative control
Assange: The Masks are Crumbling
The U.S. and its allies don’t care about press freedom beyond the extent it can be used to conduct propaganda, writes Caitlin Johnstone after the High Court’s ruling against Julian Assange.
The Tribal Left’s Mirror Image of Tribal Right
Truly liberating oneself from propaganda and transcending the identities that have been largely manufactured is the riskiest of ventures, writes Jonathan Cook.
Disinformation Empire Says It’s ‘Fighting Disinformation’
If the propaganda engine of the U.S.-centralized empire ceased actively deceiving the public about the world, it would collapse immediately, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
The CIA Used to Infiltrate the Media
Now the CIA is the media. This isn’t Operation Mockingbird, writes Caitlin Johnstone. It’s much worse.
‘Tankie’ & Other Popular Terms of Narrative Control
Caitlin Johnstone presents some of the most common pejoratives deployed by imperial-narrative managers to smear critical thinkers as untrustworthy.
Consent Manufactured by Propaganda Is Not Informed Consent
Caitlin Johnstone digs into the dishonesty of a recent tweet by the top U.S. diplomat.
What’s At Stake in the Assange Decision
Imperial narrative managers have been toiling for years to frame this persecution as something other than what it is, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
‘The Emails Are Russian’ Will Be the Narrative, Regardless of Facts or Evidence
Media reaction to The New York Post’s publication of Hunter Biden’s emails shows the further deterioration of objectivity since Trump’s election in 2016, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
On Bombs & Bombings
The Israeli army has been bombing Gaza and the U.S. just ordered an airstrike on Syria. In a sane and just world, Caitlin Johnstone says both would command intense, international attention.