On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we talk to Emily Tamkin [Twitter], writer and author of The Influence of George Soros: Politics, Power, and the Struggle for an Open Society (Harper Collins, 2020). Emily is the US editor of New Statesman, and wrote Anti-Semitism in the time of Trump (‘How hatred and conspiracy have been normalised in American political life’) for the zine in October.
See also : OANN: what is the alternative far-right media outlet Trump is pushing?, Jason Wilson, The Guardian, November 17, 2020:
OANN has been energetic throughout Trump’s presidency in pushing any narrative that might favor his interests, including numerous baseless conspiracy theories. They gave credence to every signature Trumpist falsehood: that George Soros both funded a so-called refugee “caravan” and collaborated with Nazis as a teenager; that there was no chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria, in 2018; that Parkland mass shooting survivor David Hogg had been “coached” for his media appearances by his father, a former FBI agent.
4.30pm, Thursday, November 19, 2020 /// 3CR /// 855AM / streaming live on the 3CR website
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