CIA coup map by Robin in history

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He didn't know enough to expose the JFK assassination, but he knew some and wanted to know more. When he asked about it, he called it the "Bay of Pigs". In https://wikispooks.com/wiki/Document:Fifty_Years_of_the_Deep_State#Nixon.E2.80.99s_Relationship_with_the_Cabal Mark Gorton says he was planning to expose The Cabal.

CIA coup map by Robin in history

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Remember the Integrity Initiative Leak? Guess how many sentences there are on it in Wikipedia...? by Robin in DownTheMemoryHole

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Spoiler: Three.

For a more detailed look, https://wikispooks.com/wiki/Integrity_Initiative/Leak

CIA coup map by Robin in history

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Where's a good source for this?

Definitive lists of Bilderbergers by nationality by Robin in Wikispooks

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The lists are compiled mainly from the official guest lists of the 67 conferences to date. There may be one or two cases of changed nationality since the guests attended the conference, but I suspect accuracy of well over 99%. It will remain current until Bilderberg 2020, at which point the lists will need updating.

You wish! by Robin in Libertarian

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I did it this way because when I tried using 'link', it didn't seem to thumbnail properly. i.e. instead of the picture, I got the Saidit thumbnail.

The New Colonization: China Is Building Enormous Self-Sustaining Chinese Cities All Over The African Continent by useless_aether in communismwatch

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Building cities beats blowing them up.

Does anyone else think it's weird that http://web.archive.org/ doesn't auto-upgrade to https: ? I mean, it's 2019, not 1999! by Robin in technology

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Some people get afraid if the padlock doesn't appear. Moreover, aren't browsers going to start blocking non http:// sites

Can we have less use of the words "left" and "right" here, please? by Robin in SaidIt

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If you must talk to people who insist you use these terms, you could try "so-called left"... or use intonation/air quotes to signify that these are their labels, not yours.

Can we have less use of the words "left" and "right" here, please? by Robin in SaidIt

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I think I do understand where you're coming from. As if you're trying to find your way around, and I'm suggesting not to use signposts! :-)

I agree that describing is important to identification, but I don't see "left"/"right" as descriptions so much as labels. Description is a more thoughtful, less reflexive process than labelling. It does takes longer, but it is more informative.

In the directional sense, extreme left and right are 100% opposite, but this isn't true in the metaphorical sense, so the metaphor is a polarising perspective. Similarly, the political "left" and "right" disagree among themselves on plenty of issues, which the label helps one to overlook.

The name "Antifa" is a contraction of "Anti-fascist", isn't it? What is an "anti-"fascist? Some who opposes all fascists? Or all aspects of fascism? Does the group have positive policy of itself? Is it, for example "pro-immigrant"? OK, this is a label, too, but a more descriptive one. Does it favour higher taxes or less income inequality? If I had to refer to their orientation in general, I would describe them as a (self-styled) "left" group (in quotes), meaning that the label is suspect. I would generally try and avoid discourse in which a single word (or just a few words) was all that anyone wanted to know about the group.

Avoiding the terms "left" and "right" makes political discourse more long winded, but also multi-dimensional, which I've found to be extra effort well spent. It's important to notice, for example, that far from being opposites, the long established political parties are more or less identical on a whole range of key issues, such as the need to keep fighting the War Of Terror.

The extended answer to this question is at https://www.unwelcomeguests.net/, a recommended radio show/podcast that makes minimal reference to the political spectrum, especially the episodes since 2010. I know that material fairly well, so if I knew more of you're angle, I could maybe recommend a specific episode.

BBC = British Bullshitting Constantly by Lowkey2017 in CringeAnarchy

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https://wikispooks.com/wiki/Dr_Rola for more BBC dodginess...

BBC = British Bullshitting Constantly by Lowkey2017 in CringeAnarchy

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https://wikispooks.com/wiki/BBC reminds me of the BBC motto: "Nation Shall Speak Peace Unto Nation"...

Generational Illiteracy Through Common Core: The Problem Is Not the Kids, It's the System by salvia_d in conspiracy

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https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2748634 Yeah, to name just one of many possibilities... :-(

Is Western Media Credible Anymore? by zyxzevn in Gaslighting

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Generational Illiteracy Through Common Core: The Problem Is Not the Kids, It's the System by salvia_d in conspiracy

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"It was a huge failure" at communicating math skills, but if that was never the point, maybe it succeeded...

I agree that it is all about ease of management, so obedience is point #1, although there are others, such as homogeneity/conformity -- i.e. to "school" kids to adopt a group identity. https://www.unwelcomeguests.net/540_-_Outing_School_3_(Teaching_for_Money_v._Learning_for_Love) for more on this.

Generational Illiteracy Through Common Core: The Problem Is Not the Kids, It's the System by salvia_d in conspiracy

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Not wanting to distract from the dumbing down of modern schooling, but the environment might also be damaging kids more that it used to.