Month: October 2018

Opinion: Where Does The Latest Social Media Purge Leave The State Of Social Discourse?

Opinion: Where Does The Latest Social Media Purge Leave The State Of Social Discourse? Disobedient Media previously reported the tightening stranglehold of censorship across social media. Unfortunately, events that have taken place since the publication of this writer’s opinion that Julian Assange was the first domino to fall in a series of increasingly draconian censorship measures have far exceeded even this author’s worst expectations. The crackdown has seen the involvement of organizations that have a documented history of pay to play behavior and are backed by groups including the Chinese Communist Party in collaboration with Western establishment organizations including NATO. In...

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Evolution of the Russian-Collusion Narrative ─ Part Three

Evolution of the Russian-Collusion Narrative ─ Part Three Portraying the great sculptor, Auguste Rodin, Gerard Depardieu, in the 1988 movie, Camille Claudel, said to his paramour, a remarkable artist in her own right, ”Never think of surfaces, only of depths.”  This insight merits broad application.  In considering the genesis of the Russian-collusion narrative, we must not be so entranced with the day-to-day revelations concerning this scandal that we give short shrift to what lies beneath. The explication of the evolution of Russian-collusion narrative is marred by an emphasis on pretextual explanations of the scandal.  Such explanations have been superimposed...

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