Thursday, February 29, 2024
Canadian Trucker Convoy

Coutts Four Denied Bail, in Prison in Canada for over 500 Days without Trial....

Over five hundred and twenty-five days ago, between the evening of February 13 and afternoon of February 14, 2022, four men were arrested for...

The Tail Wags the Dog: Governance by Narrative Control

Propaganda is endemic to politics, economics, and culture in mass society. Any attempt to make sense of the modern world must take propaganda into...

Counter-Disinformation Fails: Feedback from a Target

Introduction As someone who has quite often been publicly accused of purveying disinformation, I have had reason to examine the burgeoning phenomenon of counter disinformation experts who...
Downtown Tehran

Understanding the Iranian Narrative

On 26 June 2022 Zar Amir Ebrahimi won the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in the film Holy...
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...

“Theaters of War”

Decades of movie award ceremonies and other celebrations of the “seventh art” could easily fool us into thinking that the film industry is (and...
John Pilger

Journalist and Film Maker John Pilger 1939-2023

In the worlds of journalism and political activism, John Pilger stands out as one of the greatest and most courageous voices of our time....
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...
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...

Propaganda Trudeau Style

“What do you do with someone with an allergy? What do you do with someone who’s immunocompromised, or someone who for religious reasons…or deep...