Alan MacLeod of Mintpress News is back to talk more about the alarming number of former spies working for the largest internet and social media companies. This time MacLeod dug up evidence of numerous former Israeli military intelligence officials with jobs at Google, Microsoft and Facebook. Scott and MacLeod reflect on how powerful these companies have grown and how much influence they have over what’s considered true. They also talk about how Russiagate was a huge turning point in the history of the internet.
Discussed on the show:
- “Revealed: The Former Israeli Spies Working In Top Jobs At Google, Facebook And Microsoft” (Mintpress News)
- Scott’s interview with MacLeod back in July
Alan MacLeod is Senior Staff Writer for MintPress News. After completing his PhD in 2017 he published two books: Bad News From Venezuela: Twenty Years of Fake News and Misreporting and Propaganda in the Information Age: Still Manufacturing Consent, as well as a number of academic articles. Follow him on Twitter @AlanRMacLeod.
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