Google/Youtube, in a bizarre Twitter post, comes across as a colonizing force telling native Americans what they should think – and says that we should be celebrating Unthanksgiving.
Twitter will warn you if Like a tweet that Twitter has decided might contain misinformation – in other words, something that disagrees with Twitter’s politics and narratives. Twitter is now the world’s censor.
The largest collection of public internet censorship data ever compiled shows that even citizens of the world’s freest countries are not safe from internet censorship. Source: ‘Extremely aggressive’ internet censorship spreads in the world’s democracies | University of Michigan News
This is basically government imposed censorship via proxy: Senate Democrats wrote a letter to YouTube’s CEO, citing concern about rampant election misinformation on the platform. Source: Senate Democrats ask YouTube CEO to remove election misinformation As noted in recent posts Google and Twitter have both recently taken steps to censor views by scientists that go against the current narrative. Eminent scientists have, in those cases, asked questions about current pandemic policies – that question the underlying assumptions behind them. When…
Twitter is also censoring the views of Dr. Michael Yeadon.
Dr. Yeadon is an immunologist and was formerly Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Pfizer. As his views do not fit the officially approved government commentary, Youtube has deleted his video interview.
While too early to tell, it seems that the 3rd wave of Covid-19 may have peaked, nationally, in the past week. There will continue to be regional growth areas, however, as the entire nation does not peak simultaneously. There is much good news at this point – but as the linked fear porn news item illustrates, the media’s sole purpose is to keep you in a frightened state, scared to step outside. As the new cases curve subsides, the media’s attention will focus on hospitalizations and deaths – numbers which lag the new cases peak by 1-4 weeks, typically – while hiding the new cases curve. This is effectively media propaganda intended to keep you scared.
Blast from the past: the social media propaganda poster that led to the birth of this blog and web site.
A photo from a flea market, taken months ago, is repurposed by social media propagandists as a purported “hate group” at a Trump rally. Repurposing old photos from unrelated events is a staple of online social media propaganda.
In all crises, reporting goes through phases of reporting on the incident, then sub stories and sub groups of victims and “heroes”. Hard to believe but the pandemic has finally reached the “heroes” and “personality” focus phase! Hope this is a good sign 🙂