1984: USA Launches Disinfo Ministry of Truth

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Sun May 1 00:36:15 PDT 2022

It will prove to be much worse than this...

The People Behind DHS's Orwellian "Disinformation Governance Board"



A “Disinformation Governance Board” has just been created and is going
to be run by the Department of Homeland Security. Their primary goal
is going to be to “police” what is deemed to be “misinformation” or

No clarification has been given as of yet as to what this policing
will mean, but it has been pointed out that the creation of this new
Disinformation Governance Board is going to have the full strength of
the DHS behind it.

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said, “the goal is to bring the
resources of (DHS) together to address this threat.”

Nina Jankowicz has been chosen to head up the new disinformation
office as the executive director.
Nina Jankowicz

Nina Jankowicz

Jankowicz received her MA in Russian, Eurasian, and East European
Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. A full
list of the staff at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown
University can be found here.

Some of the current faculty/staff members within the Walsh School of
Foreign Service are:

    Rebecca Katz

    Shantayanan Devarajan

    Thomas Banchoff

    Madeleine Albright

Jankowicz also spent time previously working with the Woodrow Wilson
International Center for Scholars (also called the Wilson Institute)
in the past as a disinformation fellow. A full listing of their staff
can be found here.

Some of the current staff members, faculty, and associates at the
Wilson Institute include:

    Cynthia Arnson – Director of the Latin American Program

    Shihoko Goto – Director for Geoeconomics and Indo-Pacific
Enterprise/Deputy Director of the Asia Program

    Duncan Wood – VP for Strategy and New Initiatives; Senior Advisor
to the Mexico Instituted; Interim Director of the Global Europe

    Lonnie Bunch III – Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution

She also previously worked with the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry with
the Fullbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellowship, where she offered
advice and oversaw the Russia and Belarus programs at the National
Democratic Institute.

In addition to her past work history, Nina is also the author of two
books: How to Lose the Information War: Russia, Fake News, and the
Future of Conflict, published in 2020, and a book that was just
published this month, How to Be a Woman Online: Surviving Abuse and
Harassment, and How to Fight Back.
How to Lose the Information War

Within this book, Nina discusses what she learned during her time with
the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry and Belarus as she worked to combat
“Russian information warfare tactics.” The book examines five
different nations and the policies they pushed to counter
“misinformation” in what is claimed to be a fight for “the future of
civil discourse and democracy, and the value of truth itself.”

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How to Be a Woman Online

Here, Nina says that toxic masculinity has poisoned the internet
against women, particularly women who aren’t white. She argues from
the standpoint that something needs to be done against these men to
keep them from saying these things.

When interviewed by NPR about this book, Nina said, “And I shudder to
think about if free speech absolutists were taking over more
platforms, what that would look like for the marginalized communities
all around the world…”

Nina went on within the interview to advocate for stronger
consequences against men online who say things that are deemed to be

    “…we frankly need law enforcement and our legislatures to do more
as well,” Nina said. She later went on to add, “really any law
enforcement of consequences against abusers would make such a big
difference because part of the reason this happens right now is that
hardly anything ever happens to the people who are levying the abuse.

The announcement

News about the new taxpayer-supported agency was released to the
American public by Alejandro Mayorkas during the House Appropriations
Subcommittee as the 2023 budget for the Department of Homeland
Security was discussed.

This came about after Representative Lauren Underwood (?) asked
Mayorkas what he was going to do to combat “misinformation campaigns”
aimed at people who aren’t white.

Lauren Underwood

Underwood said that not only was disinformation a “huge threat to our
homeland,” but that “foreign adversaries attempt to destabilize our
elections by targeting people of color with disinformation campaigns.”

She went on to add, “A newer trend that we saw in the 2020 election
and already in the 2022 midterms is that disinformation is being
heavily targeted at Spanish-speaking voters, sparking and fueling
conspiracy theories.”

“DHS and its components play a big role in addressing myths and
disinformation in Spanish and other languages. Can you share what
steps you’ve taken and what future plans you have to address
Spanish-language myths and disinformation through a department-wide
Mayorkas' response was the reveal of the DGB.

He not only revealed that the DGB was in the process of being created
but said that there were a number of other “different offices engaged
in this critical effort,” one of which is the Cybersecurity and
Infrastructure Security Agency.

Alejandro Mayorkas

Rob Silvers, the Undersecretary of Policy, and Jennifer Gaskill are
stated to be involved in heading up the new agency, in addition to
Nina Janckowicz.

    She pushed propaganda designed to help Joe Biden out of a scandal
3 weeks before the 2020 election.

    The Senate must act to stop her from doing more damage.
    — Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) April 27, 2022

    Trump talking about how he would "put out that fire" in Portland
is the language of authoritarianism. It means the violent clearing of
protestors, arrest without cause, abuse of human rights. That's now
law enforcement, that's lawlessness.
    — Nina Jankowicz 🇺🇦🇺🇸 (@wiczipedia) September 30, 2020

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