China's Outsourcing Its Propaganda War Against Hong Kong to Online Soldiers

From a nationalist diaspora to quirky memes, Beijing is using old and new propaganda tactics to counter the Hong Kong protests.

Why Communist China Is Apologizing

Demonstrations against propaganda posters are forcing local authorities to climb down.

Viktor Orbán's Real Threat Comes From Small-Town Hungary

The Hungarian countryside, heartland for the prime minister’s base of support, is showing signs of revolt.

The Propaganda War Now Broadcasting in Eastern Ukraine

TV could become an increasingly powerful weapon in the 4-year conflict with Russia.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

When the Government Said Marijuana Made You Crazy

As marijuana laws get less restrictive, it’s instructive to go back to the days when weed was considered pure evil.

On the Front Line of the Battle Against Fake News

Media expert Sally Lehrman launched an initiative to reclaim popular trust in the media.

When Fake Communists Took Over a Wisconsin Town

During the Cold War, anti-communists staged a strange experiment to dramatize what happens when freedoms are taken away.

How the Chinese Communist Party Is Using Social Media to Win Friends

The Best New Trends of 2017: China is now using social networks for propaganda.

The Dark Side of India's Spiritual Gurus Comes to Light

Grim accusations against self-styled religious leaders are coming to light.

Before They Were ISIS

Now, they’re considered terrorists.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Should Publishing Fake News Be a Crime?

Litigating fake news could work, or it could be the worst solution to a surprisingly simple problem.

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