Antechinus: Panama Papers, “Corruption” as a Propaganda Weapon

Commerce, Corruption, Cultural Intelligence, Government, Media
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The Panama Papers, ‘Corruption’ as a Propaganda Weapon

Mainstream Western journalism no longer even tries to apply common standards to questions about corruption. If you’re a favored government, there might be lamentations about the need for more “reform” – which often means slashing pensions for the elderly and cutting social programs for the poor – but if you’re a demonized leader, then the only permissible answer is criminal indictment and/or “regime change.”