Category: MEDIA FRONT

Francis Fukuyama and the End of Social Media Freedoms

ROBERT BRIDGE—The social media monsters argue that since they do not create original content, but rather mindlessly provide the clean slate, as it were, for third-party developers to post their own thoughts, opinions, news and of course wild-eyed ‘conspiracy theories,’ they cannot be bound by the same rules and regulations as the mainstream media, which must bear ultimate responsibility for its increasingly damaged goods.

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James Corden: Dissing Putin to please the empire

PATRICE GREANVILLE—James Corden, another humble Briton who made good in America’s gianormous entertainment industry is clearly grateful for his good luck. Unfortunately, like his compatriot John Oliver, the personable Corden, along with the rest of the current stable of establishment comedians (Bill Maher, Steven Colbert, etc.) is much too eager or clueless to show fealty to his true oligarchic masters at every turn, so I doubt he needed much prodding to involve himself in this deplorable exhibition:

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All MSM Pundits Are Whores For Power Like Hannity; He’s Just Honest About It

CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—“Sean Hannity is now on stage at the Trump rally repeating Trump’s midterm campaign slogan, ‘Promises made, promises kept,’” tweeted NBC’s Christina Wilkie. “Hannity, earlier today: ‘To be clear, I will not be on stage campaigning with the President.’” “Sean Hannity is to journalism what Donald Trump is to conservatism,” tweeted Hannity’s fellow Iraq war cheerleader Max Boot.

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The Dakota Pox

DARWIN HOLMSTROM—The ruling elite seems to be just getting started in its efforts to regain control of the narrative. Whether its blatant attempts at censorship will put the social media toothpaste back in the tube and stifle the spread of information not approved of by Ministry of Truth remains to be seen, but one thing is certain; the ruling elite resorting to such heavy-handed tactics for controlling the peasantry indicates a high level of desperation on their part.

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