One of the main functions of the fake news and outlandish conspiracy theories promoted heavily by Putin's trolls and useful idiots is to obscure actual conspiracies. To leave people feeling that "nothing is true, anything is possible."https://t.co/0yjBKpJC7P pic.twitter.com/fTkm8asoSW
— Tom Scott #FBPE (@Tom___Scott) July 10, 2019
Bank holiday reflections: I’ve worked flat-out on this for 2.5 years. It’s triggered multiple investigations & billion $ fines. But I’m in @guardian bubble. Most of UK still entirely in dark. Took a US media org to do this. What next? How to get it out??
— Carole Cadwalladr (@carolecadwalla) May 5, 2019
Wow, quite a depressing interview. But worth reading.
"Taiwan was infiltrated a long time ago, such that the door is basically wide open. China is bolstering its infiltration. This is complete warfare — tackling information warfare alone as a countermeas… https://t.co/F6UB4pdol9 pic.twitter.com/0z8Q6OVxRJ
— Klaus Bardenhagen (@taiwanreporter) April 23, 2019
Important story from @jimwaterson. Journalists and MPs have been chasing this for months. With no answers. Who is paying for the hard Brexit ads. Extraordinary & yet unsurprising that Lynton Crosby is involved. But still no answers as to who is paying???https://t.co/F4fUXfjy2x
— Carole Cadwalladr (@carolecadwalla) April 3, 2019
"In almost every act of our lives we are dominated by the relatively small number of persons who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses.
It is they who pull the wires that control the public mind."
Edward Bernays 1929
— Ron Reid (@ron611087) April 3, 2019
Aldous Huxley interview-1958
[…] In five months, “Britain’s Future” has placed more than 2,600 ads at a cost of £344,981, according to these disclosures, spending tens of thousands of pounds more than the best-resourced Remain-supporting groups and nearly twice as much as the major political parties put together. […]
A Mysterious Hardline Brexit Group Run By A Young Tory Is Now The Biggest Spending Political Campaign On Facebook. But Where’s The Money Coming From? https://t.co/F1IWNUqSJY
— Alex Spence (@alexGspence) March 9, 2019
Should be read and taken seriously by anyone who wants Britain to be a halfway decent society. America's culture wars have gone a long way to making their society miserable and unlivable. They will do the same to Britain.https://t.co/cgRAbBhipi
— Prince-Bishop Militantly Aardvark #FBPE #RESIST (@MilitantlyA) March 4, 2019
Trump on Brexit (verbatim):
Both sides are very very you know, they're cemented in. It’s a tough situation, it’s a shame. Frankly it’s a shame, there was no reason for that to happen, they could’ve had the vote & it should’ve gone smoothly but it didn’t. Very complicated issue. pic.twitter.com/qgaDsdbQOG
— Dr. Jennifer Cassidy (@OxfordDiplomat) March 14, 2019