Brandon Smith, "Disinformation : How It Works", PersonalLiberty.com (09 June 2015)
In the age of feudalism, elites were able to silence the peasants via threat of vagrancy, property theft, gaol and sword. Today, they have to do it far more subtly: via the power of lies. In a very helpful article, Brandon Smith lays out some of the ways in which they manage to pull it off.
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