by Dr Piers Robinson | There is a case to be made that the most important part of any propaganda campaign is the drive to ensure that certain voices, claims and arguments either never see the light of day or otherwise remain contained within “fringe” or “alternative” circles.
by Dr Colin Alexander | The selective and strategic overstating of certain issues and understating of others and use of fearmongering rhetoric by governments during the pandemic should be concerning to citizens. It indicates a degree of contempt for the public by officialdom and a disrespect for democratic processes.
by Nick Hudson | A bare-boned opinion on the broader context of the CORONAcrisis. It is intended to inspire people to add flesh to the counter-narrative that we must generate to avoid the dystopia that is threatened.
As debate over ‘The Science’ has increased, people are questioning whether there was more to COVID-19 in terms of underlying agendas, in particular with respect to global-level actors. Was it incompetence or coordination?
De Andere Krant: “There is so much propaganda that democracy no longer works” | Interview Dr. Piers Robinson
Elze van Hamelen of De Andere Krant interviews political scientist and propaganda expert Dr. Piers Robinson. He speaks about the production of propaganda worldwide, but especially in the West.
Last week gets my vote for the most eventful one in the two years of madness that has been the Covid policy response. These are the significant events that were underreported or mischaracterised by mainstream media.
PANDA’s internal weekly Open Science Sessions provide an opportunity for science, research and policy to be presented by various leading international experts in a variety of diverse fields.
The most notable feature of the Covid epidemic is the degree to which media propaganda has departed from the facts. Unprecedented and previously contra-indicated measures were tried and failed, yet persist nonetheless. As the goalposts have been constantly shifted, increasing numbers of citizens have woken up to the harsh reality of the political agenda behind the propaganda and the extent to which their governments and captured public health institutions have lied to them. Under cover of an exaggerated emergency, a new vision for our future is being implemented, without our consent.
Nick Hudson on the South African government’s avoidance of data in decision-making throughout the pandemic – Reliable data; an essential component of effective policy formation.
To beat COVID hysteria, we must ridicule and laugh.
Ridicule the response.
Laugh at the lunacy.
Reject the fear porn.