VW’s Electrify America Plots Second Batch of EV Charging Stations, Plug-in Propaganda

Volkswagen’s court-mandated subsidiary, Electrify America, has announced its second investment of $ 200 million into the nation’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and not a moment too soon. Plug-in car sales in the United States have already surpassed last year’s record of nearly 200,000 deliveries, thanks to Tesla’s rollout of the Model 3, and we’ve still got […]

Leftists slam ‘Three Bullets for Lenin’ memorial coin as terrorist propaganda

A Russian leftist party has officially addressed the Federal Investigative Committee with a request to stop the production and sale of memorial coins minted in honor of the woman who almost managed to kill Vladimir Lenin in 1918. The Communists of Russia party addressed the federal law enforcement agency for dealing with especially serious crime, […]

China’s Xi says his propaganda is ‘absolutely correct’ while facing criticism over trade war

REUTERS/Jason Lee Chinese President Xi Jinping says his propaganda has been “absolutely correct,” and that propaganda workers are trustworthy amid mounting criticism of the trade war with the US. The growing trade conflict is causing rifts within China’s Communist Party, with some critics saying that an overly nationalistic Chinese stance may have hardened the US […]

Facebook, Google, and Twitter dismantle global Iranian propaganda push

(Reuters) — Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to Iranian actors that a cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday were promoting Iran’s geopolitical agenda around the world. Through a network of fake news websites and fraudulent social media personas spread across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Plus,…Read More

UKIP will reportedly join Steve Bannon’s foundation to spread far-right propaganda across Europe — and the EU is said to be spooked

Matt Cardy/Getty; Sean Gallup/Getty Steve Bannon is setting up a new foundation to bolster anti-EU populists in Europe. The UK Independence Party (UKIP) has pledged to join it, The Independent reports. The EU is reportedly spooked by the project, and it could have an impact on Brexit negotiations. Layla Moran MP called it an “unholy […]

China quietly pulled a propaganda film celebrating its tech giants days after the US sanctioned one of them — and it could be troubling news for Huawei

The US Department of Justice is reportedly investigating the tech company Huawei on accusations of breaching sanctions on Iran. The investigation, which sources say has been running since 2016, could anger China. Last week the US slapped restrictions on another Chinese smartphone maker, ZTE, for numerous infractions including breaching Iran sanctions. But China appears to […]

A major US publisher linked to Trump allies has put out a 97-page propaganda spread on the Saudi crown prince

Mark Wilson/Getty Images A major US publisher with links to President Donald Trump has released a nearly 100-page magazine devoted exclusively to praising Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.  The magazine has been popping up at retailer across the US, and seems to be part of a reported multi-million-dollar global PR campaign to change […]