Link: Frightened by Donald Trump? You don’t know the half of it | George Monbiot

Frightened by Donald Trump? You don’t know the half of it | George Monbiot

Understandably, there has been plenty of coverage of the racists and white supremacists empowered by Trump’s victory. But, gruesome as they are, they’re peripheral to the policies his team will develop. It’s almost comforting, though, to focus on them, for at least we know who they are and what they stand for. By contrast, to penetrate the corporate misinformation machine is to enter a world of mirrors. Spend too long trying to understand it, and the hyporeality vortex will inflict serious damage on your state of mind.

Many of his staffers are from an opaque corporate misinformation network. We must understand this if we are to have any hope of fighting back against them

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