This page lists all articles published in Facts are Facts concerning the topic Politics • Mass Media.
The ‘Arab Spring’ promised freedom and democracy for the Middle East. Instead, the region has been soaked in blood. How could this happen? Why has the ‘Islamic State’ not been defeated, and who is behind the terrorist group? The answers to these questions are inconvenient. Only those prepared to see the masked ball of politics for what it is will be ready for the realisation that white is sometimes black, and vice versa. Article excerpt not available online
Little more than a hundred years ago, the "War to End All Wars" broke out. Soldiers marched off cheerfully to a "short" war, only to be mown down in their millions in the trenches. However, the First World War was not only the biggest, most murderous conflict the world had ever seen. It was also the end of an era of peace, confidence and bourgeois prosperity. Article excerpt not available online
“People never lie so much as before an election, during a war, or after a hunt.” Otto von Bismarck “I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.” Thomas Jefferson Article excerpt not available online
A justified question, if we stop to think how strongly most people are influenced by the internet. Is it still a haven for independent thought, where information can flow freely? Or has it long been as monopolised as the rest of the world? Article excerpt not available online
Once supposed to be a harmless meeting place for students, Facebook has become an unpredictable parallel world, unleashing people’s basest instincts and causing endless suffering and despair. Read on to find out what ‘social networks’ are doing to our young people. Read more...
Exactly one hundred years ago, a group was founded in London that has manipulated public opinion in the West on an unbelievable scale ever since. The accomplices to its crimes are many and diverse, but two, the Tavistock Institute and the RAND Corporation, play a critical role. Read more...
Again and again, little children are discovered whose "band of forgetfulness" is still permeable, and who can clearly remember a past life. Cases like these have been scientifically researched for more than 40 years. One book looks specifically at European cases. Article excerpt not available online