How to Operate an Anti-Authoritarian Hacktivist Cult (Part 1)

We’re going to begin our series on How to Operate an Anti-Authoritarian Hacktivist Cult by reviewing the three essentials of operating any type of cult: (1) the Charismatic Cult leader; (2) Isolation from Society; and (3) the Apocalyptic Ideology. We assume you’re already familiar with how these features function in more traditional cults, so we’ll… Read More How to Operate an Anti-Authoritarian Hacktivist Cult (Part 1)

Ask the Consent Factory: Boss Wants to Start Up a Hacktivist Cult

Dear Consent Factory: I handle external communications for a privately-funded international NGO active in the fields of education and alternative lending strategies in developing countries. One of the major benefactors of the private foundation that owns the foreign subsidiary that owns our NGO read your How to Herd your Critics into Fake Communities and Waste… Read More Ask the Consent Factory: Boss Wants to Start Up a Hacktivist Cult

Welcome to “Reality,” Kids

Last Tuesday, if you listened closely, you could hear it whoosh across the Internet, the enormous sigh of collective relief, as social liberals, center-leftists, and other “progressive Capitalism” fans received the news that it was finally over. Bernie Sanders and his fanatical legions of hopped-up, all-white hacky-sacking Bernie Bros had at last been banished from… Read More Welcome to “Reality,” Kids

Ask the Consent Factory: Client’s New Chairman Murdered A Few People

Dear Consent Factory: I’m a fairly new associate at a global media relations firm. One of our firm’s clients, a private non-profit university located in a developing country and primarily funded by the U.S. Department of State, has got a bit of a situation that we were hoping you could help us make go away.… Read More Ask the Consent Factory: Client’s New Chairman Murdered A Few People

Trumpocalypse: America Saves the World Again!

So, Donald Trump, the billionaire buffoon and latest official Hitler-alike, wants to “make America great again,” and neoliberal elites throughout the Western world are noisily soiling themselves en masse in the mainstream press on a daily basis. According to respected, prize-winning papers like The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and some other… Read More Trumpocalypse: America Saves the World Again!