The Abnormalization of Dissent

The spin, lies, manipulation and deceptions are coming so fast and thick it’s increasingly difficult to document them all, let alone analyze them. But in the broad sweep of recent events we can see a common theme emerging: the abnormalization of dissent. And when political ideology boils down to nothing more than “real” and “fake” the control of political discourse through language itself is almost complete. Can outright censorship be far behind?

SHOW NOTES:

MEPs sound alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia and Islamist terrorist groups

House Quietly Passes Bill Targeting “Russian Propaganda” Websites

What I Learned From the Prop or Not Propaganda List

The Kremlin’s Trojan Horses (Atlantic Council)

Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House

Tucker Carlson destroys Dem. Congressman over supposed Russian interference in the election

Clinton allies look to leverage Electoral College

Fake News King Brian Williams Lectures MSNBC Viewers on Dangers of Fake News During Election

Italy’s Most Popular Political Party Is Leading Europe In Fake News And Kremlin Propaganda

Hillary Clinton slams ‘fake news’

Manufacturing Normality

(Corbett Report)

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