Thursday, 1 September 2016

Tyranny Has Arrived When Reporting The Truth Is A Crime....................from Daniel Thomas

It's an historical fact that tyrannies throughout the ages have seized power and sustained themselves in part by controlling the information disseminated to the people.

Liberty and democracy on the other hand have been sustained in part by freedom of speech and access to information from a variety of diverse sources; these freedoms have been a basic human right in western democracies for centuries.

The last time these rights came under serious threat in the free world was during World War II when Germany's Third Reich overran Europe and imposed censorship to control all information combined with propaganda to misinform and control the people.

Propaganda on it's own can be countered and ridiculed but combined with rigidly controlled censorship it's an effective and deadly weapon that threatens the very existence of liberty and democracy.

Read the article here

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