The Oscars: And the WINNER is…

by O Society Feb 9, 2020 Here it is ladies and genteelmen, the moment we've all been waiting for... ...and the Oscar for Best Actor on a White Supremacist Reality TV or Radio Show goes to... This homeless addict who got up from behind the dumpster and walked in off the streets earlier to explain … Continue reading The Oscars: And the WINNER is…

Flood the zone with shit: How misinformation overwhelmed our democracy

header image: an antidote to the Shit Zone by Sean Illing edited by O Society Jan 20, 2020 No matter how President Trump’s impeachment trial plays out in the Senate, one thing is certain: Despite the incontrovertible facts at the center of the story, the process will change very few minds. Regardless of how clear … Continue reading Flood the zone with shit: How misinformation overwhelmed our democracy

21st Century Propaganda: A Guide to Interpret & confront the Dark Arts of Persuasion

by Gideon Lichfield edited by O Society October 10, 2019 “There are two kinds of propaganda,” wrote Aldous Huxley in 1958 in Brave New World Revisited, a retrospective on his famous novel: "rational propaganda in favor of action that is consonant with the enlightened self-interest of those who make it and those to whom it is addressed…" … Continue reading 21st Century Propaganda: A Guide to Interpret & confront the Dark Arts of Persuasion

How Russia-gate Replaced Real Analysis of 2016 Election Rigging

by Rick Sterling Global Research edited by O Society May 21, 2019 An honest and accurate analysis of the 2016 election is not just an academic exercise. It is very relevant to the current election campaign. Yet over the past two years, Russiagate has dominated media and political debate and largely replaced a serious analysis … Continue reading How Russia-gate Replaced Real Analysis of 2016 Election Rigging