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Late last year, it emerged that the Pentagon had paid a private company, the Lincoln Group, to plant hundreds of stories in Iraqi newspapers. The stories - all supportive of US policy - were written by military personnel and then placed in Iraqi publications. And websites that appeared to be information sites on the politics of Africa and the Balkans were found to be run by the Pentagon. But the true extent of the Pentagon's...

2006-01-27

 debunker USA psychology intelligence censorship propaganda terrorism war military security politics psyops media manipulation
Those public funds that were spent to 'end world hunger' did not go to the people of Africa, and they did nothing to end hunger. Instead, all the money, your money and my money, was paid directly to big international banks, reimbursing them for loans they had made to Africa, loans that could never have been repaid. Governments then reduced their aid to Africa, since they had been so generous, 'ending world hunger', by...

2008-04-24

 hunger government aid bank sheep mass psychology manipulation
If you would ask any American citizen what the Federal Reserve is, he probably would tell you that it is a government agency that creates all of the money to run the United States. This, unfortunately, is the misconception most American have: that the Federal Reserve is a government agency, probably because the word “Federal” is used in its name. ... It is a private corporation controlled by the Bankers, and therefore it is operated for...
 Federal Reserve central bank money manipulation private government USA economy
The experiment showed how expectation can affect the actual encoding of the pleasantness of the experience. ... This response (is) common with certain prestige products such as clothing, cars and, nowadays, handbags.

2008-01-14

 psychology alcohol opinion bias unconscious price manipulation advertisement wine
Princeton University's paper presents a fully independent security study of a Diebold AccuVote-TS voting machine, including its hardware and software. We obtained the machine from a private party. Analysis of the machine, in light of real election procedures, shows that it is vulnerable to extremely serious attacks. For example, an attacker who gets physical access to a machine or its removable memory card for as little as one minute...
 politics election manipulation USA
President George W Bush's choice as ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, has said that the UN needs US leadership to get it back on track...

2005-04-12

 United Nations USA manipulation
A collaborative project to produce a directory of public relations firms, think tanks, industry-funded organizations and industry-friendly experts that work to influence public opinion and public policy on behalf of corporations, governments and special interests.
 junk science manipulation propaganda
Wikipedia says the controversy raises questions about whether it is ethical for those with a vested interest in the subject to edit entries about it.

2006-02-09

 manipulation censorship freedom Wikipedia USA politics Wikipedia
The UN's official panel on climate change has hit back at sceptics' claims that the case for human influence on global warming has been exaggerated. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said it was "firmly" standing by findings that a rise in the use of greenhouse gases was a factor. It was responding to a row over the reliability of data from East Anglia University's Climatic Research Unit Leaked e...

2009-12-05

 climate change manipulation junk science United Nations
Osama Bin Laden died eight years ago during the battle for Tora Bora in Afghanistan, either from a US bomb or from a serious kidney disease. Or so the conspiracy theory goes. The theory that has developed on the web since 9/11 is that US intelligence services are manufacturing the Bin Laden statements to create an evil bogeyman, to justify the so-called war on terror in Afghanistan, Iraq and back at home.

2010-01-09

 Osama bin Laden conspiracy evidence video manipulation USA War On Terror
"Never again will the American taxpayer be held hostage by banks that are too big to fail," Mr Obama said...

2010-01-22

 Barack Obama bank politics manipulation
In today's Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Court ruled that corporations should be treated the same as "natural persons", i.e. humans. Well, in that case, expect the Supreme Court to next rule that Wal-Mart can run for President...

2010-01-21

 USA bribe election manipulation politics business corruption Greg Palast
When people were asked to engage in a bit of mental time travel, and to recall past events or imagine future ones, participants’ bodies subliminally acted out the metaphors embedded in how we commonly conceptualized the flow of time. ... How we process information is related not just to our brains but to our entire body. We use every system available to us to come to a conclusion and make sense of what’s going on.

2010-02-01

 body time psychology thinking brain cognition manipulation
From tech stocks to high gas prices, Goldman Sachs has engineered every major market manipulation since the Great Depression - and they're about to do it again...

2009-07-13

 Goldman Sachs bank manipulation crisis economy corruption politics

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