Activist Post Applies For NewsGuard’s Coveted “Conspiracy” Blacklist

Activist Post Applies For NewsGuard’s Coveted “Conspiracy” Blacklist Activist Post Response To NewsGuard’s Request About Editorial Practices By Activist Post Editors Activist Post is being considered for NewsGuard’s exclusive “conspiracy” news blacklist. They recently contacted us about our editorial practices to see if we qualify for this great honor. For those who don’t know, NewsGuard is creating warning labels to protect you from misinformation on the interwebs. They’re very credible with a former Director of CIA and Secretary of the DHS on their board. Activist Post came from humble beginnings…

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Phony Economic Growth Stats Conceal Deep Problems on Main Street

Phony Economic Growth Stats Conceal Deep Problems on Main Street By Antony P. Mueller We live not only in a time of fake news but also in the era of fake economic growth. The performance of the economies of the industrialized countries since 2010 is a prominent case of deceptive economic growth. This economic recovery is not the result of a strengthening of the productive forces of the economy, but is due to a massive expansion of liquidity. Central banks created a monetary avalanche that has gone mainly into the…

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32 Tips For Navigating A Society That Is Full Of Propaganda And Manipulation

32 Tips For Navigating A Society That Is Full Of Propaganda And Manipulation By Caitlin Johnstone For as long as there has been human language, humans have been using it to manipulate one another. The fact that it is possible to skillfully weave a collection of symbolic mouth noises together in such a way as to extract favors, concessions, votes and consent from other humans has made manipulation so common that it now pervades our society from top to bottom, from personal relationships between two people to international relationships between…

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Papua New Guinea PM Pushes Proposal for Social Media Regulation, Citing Need to Stop “Fake News”’

Papua New Guinea PM Pushes Proposal for Social Media Regulation, Citing Need to Stop “Fake News”’ By Mong Palatino The Papua New Guinea government has set its sights on regulating social media in order to combat the spread of online hoaxes and fake news. Critics and journalists have warned that it could lead to the curtailment of free speech. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has instructed the Ministry for Communications and Information Technology to review how the government can regulate social media to protect citizens affected by the circulation of fake…

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Canada Joins the Authoritarian Censorship Agenda

Canada Joins the Authoritarian Censorship Agenda By Kurt Nimmo Here’s how the Canadians will deal with citizen journalism and narrative debunking—they’ll force the taxpayers to subsidize corporate news rackets. “Federal agencies will publish an A-list of newspapers and websites deemed reliable under a multi-million dollar subsidy program, the Department of Finance yesterday told the Senate national finance committee,” reports an Ottawa website, Blacklock’s Reporter. Bill C-97 the Budget Implementation Act proposes a 15 percent tax credit to a maximum $75 for subscribers of websites operated by a “qualified Canadian journalism…

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Singapore Parliament Approves “Anti-fake News” Law, Raising Concerns About Free Speech

Singapore Parliament Approves “Anti-fake News” Law, Raising Concerns About Free Speech By Mong Palatino Singapore’s parliament approved the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) on May 8, 2019. Commonly known as the anti-fake news law, POFMA gives broad, unchecked powers to government ministers to determine what online information is “false” and demand that it be censored or corrected. The Ministry of Law says the legislation will help stop the circulation of “deliberate online falsehoods” which it says are being used “to divide society, spread hate, and weaken democratic…

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Facebook’s Ireland War Room Prepared to Block “Misinformation” in EU Election

Facebook’s Ireland War Room Prepared to Block “Misinformation” in EU Election By Daniel Taylor Facebook has shown itself to be nothing more than a tool of globalism. Operating from Dublin, Ireland Facebook is set to counter “…actors that want to manipulate public debate” in the upcoming EU elections. The New York Times reports, Modeled after the “war room” that the Silicon Valley company created before last year’s midterm elections in the United States, the people inside are tasked with washing Facebook of misinformation, fake accounts and foreign meddling that could…

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Freedom of the Press Is Dying — Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks; Facebook Admits It Will Block Certain People Using Link Filter System; Poynter Ministry Of Truth

Freedom of the Press Is Dying — Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks; Facebook Admits It Will Block Certain People Using Link Filter System; Poynter Ministry Of Truth By Aaron Kesel Freedom of the press is dying as the most hated are being targeted by the establishment, opening up a door for censorship and control of information like the world has never seen, undoubtedly in preparation for the 2020 U.S. elections. This week Julian Assange was sentenced in a Kangaroo Court in London for “skipping bail” for 50 weeks of a…

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Independent News Sites SMEARED By ‘Fake News’ List WIN Battle, List is DELETED

Independent News Sites SMEARED By ‘Fake News’ List WIN Battle, List is DELETED By Tim Pool The latest “fake news” list turned out to be fake news. The censorship organization, Poynter, posted a list of “unreliable news” sources yesterday that seemed to trigger Facebook’s banning of controversial figures like Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan and others. Following public backlash due to obvious errors on the list, Poynter removed the list last evening. Journalist Tim Pool explains what happened below. Subscribe to Tim’s YouTube channel and follow him on Twitter and Minds. Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay Subscribe to…

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CNBC Complains Facebook Playing Whack-a-Mole with Infowars, Advancing Tech Could Re-define Fake News

CNBC Complains Facebook Playing Whack-a-Mole with Infowars, Advancing Tech Could Re-define Fake News By Daniel Taylor While anti-establishment voices are silenced, technological advancements are being made that will bring “fake news” to a whole new level. Who will remain to challenge it? CNBC lamented shortly after Facebook announced its ban of Infowars that Facebook cannot completely clamp down on accounts, essentially playing “whack-a-mole.” CNBC reported: It’s yet another sign that while huge companies such as Facebook and YouTube have to fight to keep content under control, it’s tough for both…

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