Peter Pomerantsev | This Is Not Propaganda, The Link Between Populism & Identity + The Geopolitics Of Propaganda

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Peter Pomerantsev is a journalist, author, TV producer and among many other things, a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics.

I reached out to speak with Peter because of his brilliant book and the subject of this podcast, ‘This Is Not Propaganda’. The chat was a terrific blast for me. Peter brought tremendous enthusiasm to the conversation and as well he managed to show off his broad erudition in the explanation of politics and propaganda.

You can expect to hear in this podcast with Peter Pomerantsev about the following and more…

  • Why Identity Issues Are At The Root Of Populism.
  • The Distinction Between The Facts & The Narrative.
  • Why Peter Doesn’t Rate Churchill As A Good Writer.
  • Why Good Propaganda Hinges Solely On One's Ability To Collect Data.
  • Plus more and more and more…

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  • 00:00 – Introduction To Peter Pomerantsev.
  • 02:53 – I Am Fluent In Russian.
  • 04:28 – Australian Archetypal Example Of The Divided World.
  • 13:18 – Good Propaganda Is About How Good Your Data Is.
  • 16:03 – The Role Of Identity & It’s Link To Populism.
  • 42:53 – Craziness For No Reason Is Fun, But Ends Up Wiping Everything Out.
  • 46:35 – The Minority Rule, Nassim Taleb.
  • 49:58 – Why Impartiality Is Fraudulent & All That Remains Is Being More Genuine.
  • 57:50 – Mexico & AMLO.
  • 1:01:03 – The Distinction Between Facts & Narrative.
  • 1:16:20 – What’s Happening In Belarus?
  • 1:22:08 – Question From Peter’s Biggest Fan… My Mother In Law.
  • 1:27:40 – Why Peter Hates This Famous Churchill Quote.
  • 1:33:29 – Discussing Sweden.
  • 1:36:23 – How Is The Medium Of Propaganda Going To Change Going Forward?
  • 1:41:21 – What Country Is Peter Most Bullish On?
  • 1:48:09 – Conversation Between Any Two People Of History.
  • 1:49:51 – My Afterthoughts.

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