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Propaganda

China’s Confucius Institute Hits Back Against Pompeo ‘Sabre Rattling’

The Confucius Institute U.S. Center (CIUS), an organization which helps administer Chinese culture courses, has said it is a victim of "international sabre rattling" after the State Department designated it a foreign mission of China's government.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described the Washington-based CIUS, which facilitates Chinese language and cultural…
bubmag
August 14, 2020
Propaganda

The Secret History of Ronald Reagan’s Letters

Ronald Reagan began laying the groundwork for his 1980 presidential run almost immediately after his defeat in his campaign for the 1976 Republican nomination. The work consisted primarily of hundreds of speeches in hotel ballrooms across the country. The most important addressed high-minded fora like the Foreign Policy Association in…
bubmag
August 14, 2020
Propaganda

America Needs Its Own BBC to Restore Public Trust in the Press

Public trust in the media has reached an all-time low, according to a poll of over 20,000 people released last week by Gallup and the Knight Foundation. “Americans have not only lost confidence in the ideal of an objective media, they believe news organizations actively support the partisan divide,” the…
bubmag
August 13, 2020
Propaganda

August 5: Date With Democracy’s Doom

August is a month of memories for India with memorable dates redolent of history, freedom and politics. August 15, with that unforgettably evocative ‘Tryst with Destiny’ speech of first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, is, doubtless, the most important of the dates observed. Inextricably linked to that is August 8, on…
bubmag
August 10, 2020
Propaganda

Gov’t Seeks to Punish Anyone Sending Leaflets to N.Korea

The government is pushing to punish anyone who sends propaganda leaflets to North Korea after the North blew up the inter-Korean liaison office in Kaesong in fury over the flyering campaign. The government also wants to ban loudspeakers or electronic display devices for propaganda purposes near the demilitarized zone, which…
bubmag
August 6, 2020