Climate-Denying Trolls Trained to Disrupt Internet

January 28, 2011

Did you ever wonder why so many websites and comment threads are crawling with right wing climate denying trolls?  There’s a reason. They are an organized movement, promoting ignorance, and hatred for curiosity, knowledge, and expertise.

The clip is from a longer film, “AstroTurf Wars”, which describes how democracy is being distorted and hobbled by corporate funded “citizens” whose full time profession is to spread lies, confuse voters, and disrupt the democratic process with bad information.


20 Responses to “Climate-Denying Trolls Trained to Disrupt Internet”

  1. […] larger right wing astro-turf campaign organized by fossil fuel and Koch-funded interests -yet – but their tactics certainly are reminiscent of what we’ve been seeing […]

  2. […] Office report quietly released… and here is the chart to prove it!” Countless trolls, professional and amateur, fired up their keyboards and tweeted, posted, face booked, and comment-threaded the latest […]

  3. songhees Says:

    Latest book and documentary.
    ‘The Deliberate Corruption of Climate Science’.

    Debate between Dr Tim Ball and Elizabeth May
    Scroll down to Ian Jessop part 1

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