Using Fear to Reshape America | Breaking The Vote

In this episode of Breaking the Vote we hear the threats election officials have received following the 2020 election. Plus, how fear is being manufactured for political gain and we speak to one lawmaker who successfully fought back against false attacks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgLxXJoJzbA RELATED CONTENT:

This Lifestyle Influencer Lost Her Accounts Because of QAnon | Vice News

QAnon has spread from the dark corners of the internet to the mainstream, in part thanks to social media influencers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upXofFy8xrE VICE News meets a lifestyle influencer who says her mission is to stop child trafficking, but who has been removed from numerous social media platforms in their crackdowns on QAnon content. RELATED CONTENT:

From Memes to Marches: Why the Far Right Might Never be ‘United’ – Susy BUCHANAN

SPLC - Southern Poverty Law Center, February 10, 2018 A fractured but energized movement tried to pull itself together — but ended up exposing even deeper rifts. On Friday, August 11, Charlottesville, Virginia, seemed like an ordinary college town except for a couple of obvious signs of trouble; someone had scrawled “WE ARE NOT AFRAID”… Continue lendo From Memes to Marches: Why the Far Right Might Never be ‘United’ – Susy BUCHANAN

“Gnostic Pneumatherapy” – Joseph LANCASTER / “Gnosticism as Negative Psychology” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xacTnd8xsw Dr. Joseph Lancaster joins Finding Hermes to discuss his Gnostic approach to psychic wellness. His work draws from ancient and modern Gnosticism, from the Sophianic myth to the insights of CG Jung and Stephan Hoeller. So much healing depends on taking the Hero’s Journey, which always includes self-knowledge and defeating the dragons of ignorance.… Continue lendo “Gnostic Pneumatherapy” – Joseph LANCASTER / “Gnosticism as Negative Psychology” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

Escritor Salman Rushdie é operado após ser esfaqueado no pescoço em NY | Portal E. M. Cioran News

Autor sofreu atentado em na manhã desta sexta-feira e foi levado às pressas, de helicóptero, para hospital O escritor anglo-indiano Salman Rushdie, de 75 anos, está passando por cirurgia após ter sido esfaqueado no pescoço, na manhã desta sexta-feira, por um homem não identificado durante um evento em Nova York. Seu estado de saúde ainda… Continue lendo Escritor Salman Rushdie é operado após ser esfaqueado no pescoço em NY | Portal E. M. Cioran News

“Author Salman Rushdie Attacked on Lecture Stage in New York” – Joshua GOODMAN

BLOOMBERG, 12 August, 2022 Chautauqua, N.Y. (AP) -- Salman Rushdie, the author whose novel The Satanic Verses drew death threats from Iran's leader in the 1980s, was attacked and apparently stabbed in the neck Friday by a man who rushed the stage as he was about to give a lecture in western New York. A… Continue lendo “Author Salman Rushdie Attacked on Lecture Stage in New York” – Joshua GOODMAN

Extremists Next Door | Full Documentary

In recent years, gaming and anonymous social media sites have become breeding grounds for right-wing extremists. Populated by (mostly) young white men disenchanted with their place in society, the platforms have become spaces where hate is normalized and disaffected young people are susceptible to radicalization. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7xVcsmO8rg CBS Reports' Adam Yamaguchi reports parents, activists and even… Continue lendo Extremists Next Door | Full Documentary

“Skepticism: Why critical thinking makes you smarter” – Bill Nye, Derren Brown & more | Big Think

"I like to keep an open mind... but not so open that my brains fall out."Lawrence Krauss (theoretical physicist) It's not always easy to tell the difference between objective truth and what we believe to be true. Separating facts from opinions, according to skeptic Michael Shermer, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss, and others, requires research, self-reflection,… Continue lendo “Skepticism: Why critical thinking makes you smarter” – Bill Nye, Derren Brown & more | Big Think

“The 10 tactics of fascism” – Jason Stanley | Big Think

Fascism is a cult of the leader, who promises national restoration in the face of supposed humiliation by immigrants, leftists, liberals, minorities, homosexuals, women, in the face of what the fascist leader says is a takeover of the country's media, cultural institutions, schools by these forces. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpCKkWMbmXU Fascist movements typically, though not invariably, rest on… Continue lendo “The 10 tactics of fascism” – Jason Stanley | Big Think

Brazil’s Bolsonaro meets diplomats to sow doubts on election – Mauricio SAVARESE

The Washington Post, 18 July, 2022   SAO PAULO — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday invited dozens of diplomats to the presidential palace to present claims regarding supposed vulnerabilities of the country’s electronic voting system, which electoral authorities have already debunked repeatedly. Once again, the far-right leader didn’t present any evidence for his claims,… Continue lendo Brazil’s Bolsonaro meets diplomats to sow doubts on election – Mauricio SAVARESE