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Free Speech Doesn’t Matter If Propagandists Determine What People Say

Caitlin Johnstone: None are more hopelessly ignorant than those who falsely believe they’re informed. … We grow up saturated with US empire propaganda in the west. We marinate in it. It pervades our consciousness. But because it’s all we’ve ever known, most of us don’t even notice it. … If speech wasn’t free people would realize they’re being oppressed, but if people started using their speech to voice real grievances about real power, they would swiftly discover that their speech is being ignored and power is doing as it likes… [ Visit Website ]