Thursday, February 29, 2024
Empty White House Briefing Room Podium

Questioning The Official Story About Official Stories: A Role for Citizen Investigations

(Also published at timhayward.wordpress) Official stories, according to the official story about them, are (nearly) always true. The ‘nearly’ gets mentioned just because, on rare...

Cryptoganda

INTRO: HELLO, MY NAME IS … SHADY For the better part of the last century, particularly since the end of the second World War and...
South Africa Apartheid Mural

Truth, Reconciliation, and the Death of Adriaan Vlok

A year after the end of Apartheid, Nelson Mandela’s Government of National Unity launched the South African Truth and Reconciliation Process (TRC) under the...

Propaganda and Trauma

Geoff was on the 106th Floor of the World Trade Centre’s north tower. The attacks on America of September 11th 2001 were viewed in real-time by...

The Conspiracy Label as a Tool of Propaganda, Part II: The Multi-institutional Politics of...

(A follow-up to Part I: The Conspiracy Label as a Tool of Propaganda, Part I: Origins and Organizations Behind the Conspiracy Label)When my stepdaughter...
The Worst Thing About Censorship

Misinformation or Public Debate?

Introduction In recent years, there has been an upsurge of concern about online misinformation and disinformation, with efforts to thwart it. In many cases, claims...
David Ray Griffin, Americans Who Tell The Truth

David Ray Griffin (1939-2022). The Man and His Work: A Synopsis

How big can a mind be? If we’re lucky, we have threescore and ten years — in a very big wide world, full of history...

Webinar: Propaganda and the ‘9/11 Global War on Terror’

(Originally published by UK Column on October 10, 2021, featuring guest speakers from the Working Group on Propaganda and The 9/11 Global 'War on...

Cookie Cutter Propaganda and Herd Mentality in an Era of Geopolitical Transformation

Introduction In the midst of the current global instability that features geopolitical flashpoints around the world, and as the system of international relations and power...
Israeli Propaganda Cartoon

Hasbara: ‘Israel’s’ Propaganda Policy

(Originally published at Al Mayadeen.) The Hebrew term hasbara literally means ‘explanation’ and is a euphemism within "Israel" for a formal policy of pro-"Israel" evangelism, apologism, and...