More than fear or censorship, it is social interactions with like-minded friends and relatives that keep people on board.
Picture this: A government in trouble. The economy foundering. Poll numbers sliding. In the corridors of power, advisers struggling to gain traction with wayward voters decide to get mean – by turning citizens against one another. They pick on people who sound different. Look different. Love different. It’s us versus them – nothing less than our values and our culture on the line. You’re either with me, the leader says, or against us.
Whom does the image bring to mind? Donald …read more
Source: New Statesman