30 September 2022 | Even before Covid-vaccines were developed, researchers of the US elite university Yale investigated which mass psychological means could best be used to get people to push each other to vaccinate. The messages that were identified as particularly effective in a large, elaborate experimental study were precisely those that were later used internationally to promote social ostracism and discrimination of people hesitant to be vaccinated.
15 August 2022 | With the Digital Services Act and the “Code of Practice on Disinformation”, the EU is creating a sophisticated infrastructure for the comprehensive censorship of information and opinions – outsourced to private corporations. The totalitarian control ambitions behind these plans that guest author Johannes Mosmann brings out in the analysis of these documents is reminiscent of dark, pre-democratic times.
September 4, 2020 | The EU Commission has announced a legislative package on digital services. In preparation, a public survey of citizens and companies has been launched. Among other things, it is concerned with the fight against so-called disinformation, i.e. content that is legal but is considered “harmful”.
May 26,.2020 | The following guest article was sent to me by a budding young investigative journalist because he was still unable to find an established media outlet that wanted to publish his finding that the CEO of adidas has pimped his CV. His story is instructive for media consumers and for everyone who has ambitions and ideas which are similar to those of the author.
April 26, 2020 | Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who, together with his wife, runs the richest and most powerful foundation in the world, co-organized a simulation exercise on a worldwide corona epidemic in October 2019, just before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Videos were published , documenting this exercise. Now he pretends in an interview that such a thing has never happened. Why?
3 October 2019 | Germany has slipped from 3rd to 7th place of the most competitive countries in the world. This emerged from the Global Competitiveness Index of the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2019. In theory, according to the forum, a good ranking means high long-term growth potential. In reality, it measures something quite different – something that is closely related to the interests of this powerful lobby of the largest multinationals.