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Denmark Fairy Tales: Denmark does not have a $20 minimum wage

Denmark Fairy Tales: Denmark does not have a $20 minimum wage

TL;DR Summary In Part 1 of this review, we showed the claim that Denmark is the happiest country in the world because of the listed items is a logical fallacy; its not true. In this part, we learn that the $20 minimum wage claim is not true either. Part 1: Denmark is the world’s happiest nation because of the following reasons (Not true) Part 2: Denmark has a $20/hour minimum wage (No, it does not). Part 3: Denmark has a…

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The most spectacular example of social media propaganda – so far!

The most spectacular example of social media propaganda – so far!

TL; DR Summary This poster is designed to lead you to the conclusion someone died because Republicans fund wars rather than highway infrastructure. But your conclusion, based on the provided evidence trail, is not just wrong but spectacularly wrong when you see the full set of evidence. This poster was shared over 25,000 times within 24 hours of appearing on Facebook, making it one of the most effective propaganda posters I have seen. This poster is elegant in its design,…

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A lie told online travels the world in milliseconds – is Cruz a Koch puppet?

A lie told online travels the world in milliseconds – is Cruz a Koch puppet?

TL;DR Summary Sen. Ted Cruz was bribed by the Koch brothers and is their puppet in the Senate. Politifact rates this a “pants on fire” lie. Relies on a false assertion to link the target’s presumed dislike of the Koch brothers as a reason to dislike Ted Cruz. In other words, the propaganda method of “transference”. At the time I collected this item, it had been shared over 94,000 times on Facebook.