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Are you bracing for the attack of fake political news and smears? Again?

Worried about whether you’ll get brainwashed by any of this? Don’t worry — not if you carry one particular philosophical banner which apparently conveys immunity from political lies. Can you figure out which philosophy? No? I’ll help you: Starting in … Continue reading

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Did you believe any of these Russian Fakes of Life?

From the Mueller Report, Vol 1, pgs 33-34, in the footnotes there is a series of tweets produced by the Russian fake “news” machine, IRA [Internet Research Agency], and re-tweeted by Eric Trump; Kellyanne Conway; Brad Parscale; Michael Flynn; Don … Continue reading

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Facts and Fakes of Life: some stats

From Harper’s Magazine Findings, April 2019: Fake news during the 2016 presidential election was shared by 18.1 percent of Republican Facebook users, and 3.5 percent of Democratic Facebook users, and 15 percent of Republicans and 20 percent of Democrats feel … Continue reading

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