Monday, February 12, 2018

Aaron J. Mate — What We’ve Learned in Year 1 of Russiagate

More on the nothing-burger.

Cui bono? Russiagate has been a convenient distraction that has allowed both parties to curry favor with donors representing the military-idustrial complex as a primary driver of the American economy.

Makes one wonder whether the Clinton-Obama Democrats are cynical and stupid, or craven dissemblers using Russiagate as a cover to avoid dealing with traditional Democratic issues and to marginalize progressives who want to focus on them.

The Nation
Aaron J. Mate: What We’ve Learned in Year 1 of Russiagate
Aaron Maté, host/producer for The Real News

See also
“Gaslighting” can be an effective tactic to instill confusion and anxiety in people, causing them to doubt their own logical abilities, but it can be countered by remaining confident in our judgments, argues Caitlin Johnstone.
Consortium News
How Establishment Propaganda Gaslights Us Into Submission
Caitlin Johnstone


21st Century Wire
Gaslighting: State Mind Control and Abusive Narcissism
Vanessa Beeley

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