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The NGO AVAAZ has published a report that criticizes Facebook’s management of its platform during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The cigarette is the deadliest artifact in the history of human civilization. It is also one of the most beguiling, thanks to more than a century of manipulation at the […]

In this short piece, the author provides some background on critical thinking and reading in the unprecedented times of the Donald J. Trump administration where truth is gleaned only through […]

Since 9/11, conspiratorial theories have proliferated on the Internet, sowing mistrust of the official discourse and polarizing our society. Presenting themselves as "alternatives", they claim to re-establish a misguided "truth". […]

The bushfires in Australia in the winter of 2019-2020 are a feast for the manufacturers of doubt present on social media. Climate sceptics are debunking sound scientific theses, and calling […]

The Triumph of Doubt traces the ascendance of science-for-hire in American life and government, from its origins in the tobacco industry in the 1950s to its current manifestations across government, […]

An excellent critique of the social media giant underlines the threat it poses to us all – and suggests how it can be tamed.

On December 10, 2016, about a month after his election, Donald Trump used the term 'fake news' for the first time in one of his famous tweets. A few months […]

9/11, global order governed in secret by occult powers, growing racism, comeback of the Illuminati, end of the sustainability and collapsology.... This book analyses the strong return of conspiracy theories […]

Over the first decade of the 2000s, climate change denial and global warming skepticism have taken the shape of a well-coordinated campaign with funding from industry and free-market think tanks. […]

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