Does a government have any kind of authority to use psychological theory or military resources against its own citizens? Is it lawful to privatise a "social purpose" company of civil servants which can evade accountability to the public or its elected representatives? Since when did Western governments decide Soviet-style experimentation
Despite obvious comparisons to Orwell's literary observations of Stalin's regime, it's impossible not to notice how the Chilling Effect from the recent social media mania in liberal Western democracies is so reminiscent of the Chinese Communist Party's social suppression techniques. The US Attorney General's extraordinary denouncement of American companies "collaborating"