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Confirmed: Alex Jones' popularity rises after Infowars banning from social media


We wouldn't expect to be confirmed so fast on this.

A few days ago in the article IT and social media supergiants have just made Alex Jones a hero in the eyes of the ultra-conservative audience, we wrote that Alex Jones' wet dream has just become reality thanks to the combined move by Facebook, Apple, YouTube and Spotify to ban Infowars. These private IT and social media companies couldn't give a better gift to him right now. At a time where Infowars was going through a saturated period according to the best scenario, the corporate giants actually saved it with that stupid(?) strategy.

Suddenly, a corporate branch of the liberal establishment gave real value to Alex Jones' awful performance, pretending to be the 'anti-establishment' hero - just like Donald Trump - and made him a real hero in the eyes of the ultra-conservative audience that has been brainwashed by his absurd conspiracy theories.

Only a couple of days later, Kyle Kulinski of the Secular Talk reports that Infowars app surges in popularity on Apple, Google Play stores.



Jimmy Dore also reported that Infowars became fourth-most popular Apple news app in US after crackdown from tech companies.



In fact, Ron Placone and Jimmy Dore immediately warned about such a development right after Infowars banning. What is left now is to see whether our second (much worse) prediction could become reality too.

In our article we also wrote that this was just a small rehearsal of what is about to come next. We are going to see a broader Orwellian hard censorship by the liberal establishment apparatus against what is considered the real enemy of the corporate America: the rise of the progressive movement.

This type of censorship - combined with other actions like the killing of Net Neutrality - will become a key weapon in the arsenal of the liberal establishment to shutdown the process through which the progressive momentum threatens to take over the Democratic party.

The real target is the progressive movement and the related independent media. The liberal establishment is free now to put all its power on their elimination. So, we are about to see more propaganda campaigns and censorship towards 2020 presidential election.

Many progressives - Ron Placone, Jimmy Dore and Kyle Kulinski among them - have also warned about the probability of such a Dystopian development, quite soon.

In this case, Infowars banning will be used as a blueprint by the establishment machine to shutdown progressive independent media and voices, based on that 'fake news' narrative. This is another indication that the liberal establishment and the far-right are actually work together because they have a common fear: that socialist policies may become one day reality for the benefit of the majority of Americans, and against the interests of the plutocracy they serve.

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  1. Wouldn't you consider Alex Jones "far right"?

    I think if anything, the "progressives" will find an ally in the far right if censorship expands to the far left.

    While I'm sure some on the right will initially smile at any left wing censorship, one of the pillars of conservatives at all levels in the limitation of government interference, especially concerning the removal of core liberties like free speech.

    As much as the right hates socialist ideas, they hate the inability to freely express one's ideas even more.

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    1. The far-right (even historically) was always the dog of the establishment. When the real left rises, the establishment releases its dog.

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