Hidden Agendas Part Two: Wikileaks and the Trump propaganda infrastructure

This article is part of a two-part series. Read Part One covering Edward Snowden and the Pentagon-spawned internet privacy movement here. Wikileaks and its odd frontman Julian Assange are part of the constellation of knowing and unknowing propagandists making up the Trump media complex, which miraculously succeeded in parlaying a deep state auxiliary into the… Continue reading Hidden Agendas Part Two: Wikileaks and the Trump propaganda infrastructure

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Deep State misappropriation and the cryptocratic clique behind Trump™

This article has been updated. Recently, the right-wing media, from Infowars to Fox News, has been bandying the previously obscure term "deep state" about in reference to an alleged attempt within the executive bureaucracy and intelligence community to sabotage and undermine the Trump administration and its agenda. (This strategy, if it even exists, apparently isn't… Continue reading Deep State misappropriation and the cryptocratic clique behind Trump™

Sidestream Media: The Backstory

Originally published at Akamai Tree blogspot on 12/10/16 http://akamaitree.blogspot.com/2016/12/sidestream-media-backstory.html Much is made today of the "mainstream/liberal/establishment media" epitomized by media giants such as CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, Time Magazine, Politico, and sometimes the Washington Post. However, relatively little analysis is dedicated to other major media blocs, all of which despite the assertion that… Continue reading Sidestream Media: The Backstory