This page lists all articles published in Facts are Facts concerning the topic Society.
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...
In the last 50 years, an unholy alliance has formed: the union of ever-faster computer systems with a philosophy that regards human beings as greedy beasts, forever seeking their own advantage. Now they have combined to ensure ever more billions of profit for a tiny, powerful elite, and to make everyone connected to the internet the puppets of their own venal desires. Article excerpt not available online