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Mind Plague 6: Kate’s Garrotte

We are fighting an asymmetric comms war – a war which, if lost, jeopardises not only the fabric of our society but the eco-systems on which all complex life depend. Dangerous Globe is featuring a series of ‘short conversations’ by Luke Andreski, looking at the weapons we need if we are to win this war. Luke began the series by looking at weapons of defence: a shield of values, a
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Mind Plague 5: Chaplin’s Stiletto

In the early decades of the 21st Century humanity faces a pandemic of lies, jeopardising the fabric of our society and the environment on which we depend. Dangerous Globe is featuring a series of ‘short conversations’ by Luke Andreski, looking at the weapons we need if we are to overcome our disinformation pandemic. Having looked at weapons of defence, Luke now turns his attention to weapons of attack.   The
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Mind Plague 4: The Socrates Bomb

In the early decades of the 21st Century humanity faces a pandemic of lies, jeopardising the fabric of our society and the environment on which we depend. Dangerous Globe is featuring a series of ‘short conversations’ by Luke Andreski, looking at the weapons we need if we are to overcome our disinformation pandemic. Having looked at weapons of defence, Luke now turns his attention to weapons of attack.   Shrapnel
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Mind Plague 3: The wall of truth

In the early decades of the 21st Century humanity faces a pandemic of lies, jeopardising both the fabric of our society and the viability of the biological world. This series of ‘short conversations’ by Luke Andreski discusses the weapons we need if we are to overcome our disinformation pandemic – weapons initially of resistance and then of attack.   A trip to Mars We were talking about survival. Individual survival
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Mind Plague 1: The 21st Century Lies Pandemic

Greed is good These human-made phenomena combine to broadcast and support a socially divisive and eco-catastrophic narrative: the chosen world-view of state elites and the hyper-acquisitive 0.1%. I’ve described this narrative, not entirely hyperbolically, as a mind plague: malign, viral ideas which are causing us all harm. Ideas like these: – We’re competitive by nature; evolution designed us that way, so that’s how we should behave – The economy self-balances…
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There’s Only One News Story

There’s Only One News Story, Repeating Over And Over Again Doing daily commentary on world power dynamics feels a lot like staring up at the sky watching clouds. Sometimes you see a three-legged pony up there, sometimes a gargoyle, sometimes a laughing baby, but really you’re only ever watching tiny water droplets being moved around by atmospheric winds. They can take on any number of different shapes, but no matter
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Part 4 – Democracy the Biggest Fraud of all

To begin with, Apologies for Absence   We planned to have this piece ready weeks ago, In January we put in a request to the Electoral Commission asking when the 2019 Electoral datasets were being published and they advised March. It didn’t happen, so another request last week got the reply, “hopefully by the end of this month”. While all this was going on, along came Covid 19, and, as
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Part 3 – The Role of the Press in Election rigging

This is the third part in a series about the rigging of the 2019 December UK general election where we focus on the role of the British press in delivering the extreme right wing governments of Boris Johnson, Dominic Cummings, and the United States. Note :-I planned put a small personal story here to illustrate the root cause of my anger but my editor said I was “rambling off topic
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Part 2 – The Role of the BBC in 2019 Election rigging

The BBC Purpose and Mission statement is crystal clear:- (With thanks to @poetinpyjama who did a great deal of the work that made this possible) Our mission is "to act in the public interest, serving all audiences through the provision of impartial, high-quality and distinctive output and services which  Inform, educate and entertain". I watched hundreds of hours of BBC News programming over the last 3 years  connecting the News coverage
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The Cummings-Krueger Effect

February 29, 2020 (A true Leap in the Dark day) Tony Broomfield (With thanks to @poetinpyjama who did a great deal of the work that made this possible) Introduction The first piece of a 5 part mystery thriller about the theft of British Democracy and the rigging of UK Elections and Referenda. Rather than an opinion piece, it is an evidence locker, and seeks to present enough material to support