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Filmmaker John Pilger recently published the article “Inside the Invisible Government: War, Propaganda, Clinton & Trump,” also interviewing publisher Julian Assange, who confirmed that Russia did not provide WikiLeaks with the Clinton emails.

“Propaganda insinuates our lives […] We appear to be drenched, saturated in media information,” Pilger stated.

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In other words,” he added, “in Western countries that pride themselves with being a democracy, we are subject to what Edward Bernays described as an ‘invisible government,’ that can engineer our consent,” he said.

The Russian propaganda that’s sweeping the US is just extraordinary,” Pilger said. “I mean the New York Times in the last few days or weeks, perhaps longer, sounds like a cold war propaganda sheet, with journalism that’s full of assumptions, assertions, and clear fabrications.”

An example of this all-pervasive Western propaganda machine is contained within a recent interview with online publisher Assange, who asserted that, “The Clinton camp has been able to project a neo-McCarthyist hysteria that Russia is responsible for everything,” RT reported.

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