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Programming guides

While going through the literature and researching the topic it seems, at times, that the far-right can work with sophisticated methods of propaganda and persuasion, from a broad view it is like cult behavior or mirrors religious fanaticism in its application and practice. The next several posts will be delving into some of the supposed … Continue reading

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Leaping to the wrong conclusions. Or try not to kermit hate crimes.

 The more prominent figures within the milieu of the alt-right are bolstered by a seemingly large amount of internet traffic and users that help spread propaganda that typically leans towards messages of hate and violence. One of the key propaganda machines that have been indicated is the board Politically incorrect, or /pol/, on the anonymous … Continue reading

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Profits of Deceit

The influencers like Peterson and Shapiro show there are some lighter or inadvertent versions of what the alt-right represents, though the blending of their audiences with the more radical side adds another layer, the deeper end of the ideology was brought  to mainstream attention by Richard Spencer who is described by  the Southern Poverty Law … Continue reading

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America’s next top lobster.

  Returning to the figure mentioned last time, Louis Beam, who introduced a theory on leaderless resistance into the white supremacist playbook. Through this contribution to the racist movement, we can begin to see how the group might adapt to their environment. Beam (1992), wrote that it is important to adopt a fluidity in behavior … Continue reading

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Finding the right assessment.

 It needs to be noted that according to some data, the alt-right are a rare group, with the majority being male, and between the ages of 45 to 60+, there is still a seemingly sizable number of young adults in the group as well. According to this research's particular sample of the population, the alt … Continue reading

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Being right on the wrong side of history

The current state of political discourse is at a rather polarized point in America, especially as their unacknowledged scars are coming to the surface amidst a pandemic. There is clearly a growing divide. One of the most poignant is the built-up rage from many years of systemic racism as those who have suffered the brunt … Continue reading

4th Industrial Revolution, Future of Learning, Future of Work

Covid-19 – The Future of Work and The Future of Learning

The future of work has changed. The pace of the journey into tomorrow’s world of automation and cyber assisted living has accelerated. Accelerated big time. Covid-19 isn’t disappearing with a flattened curve. The simple maths tells us that only between five and seven percent of the population has actually had Covid-19. That means that all … Continue reading