This “report” lacks critical context: Millennials and immigrants are bearing the brunt of the Bank of Canada’s aggressive interest-rate hikes. But baby boomers who own their homes outright aren’t likely to be feeling the pinch. A generational wealth gap is at the root of the contrasting experiences of these cohorts. Source: Interest Rates: Bank of Canada Hikes Hitting Immigrants and Millennials Hard – Bloomberg Baby boomers had it pretty bad when they were young: The “baby boomers” were hit even…
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Tufekci disseminated significant disinformation throughout the Covid pandemic and was given a prominent platform to do so by the NY Times. Tufekci suggested that misinformation on social media should be censored. If she followed her own rules, the rules she seems to wish imposed on others by the technocratic elite like herself, she should deplatform herself immediately.
Reminder – a public opinion poll is a metric measuring the success or failure of a propaganda campaign, especially when the public is asked to have views on things they may know little about.
A journal paper finds that misinformation is not as common as perceived, that people are more likely to be uniformed than “misinformed”, and that – surprise – people do not believe everything they read or watch on the Internet.
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