S1E4: You Have My Permission to Believe What I Say

This Is Propaganda

Dec 18 2023 • 20 mins

Our discomfort with propaganda puts us on a quest for authenticity, but do we even know what that means anymore?

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Cohosts: Josh Belhumeur and Malcolm Critcher

Producers: Jaclyn Hubersberger and Reed Chandler

Story Editor: Matt Decker

Additional Audio Engineering: Paul Injeti

Original music: Josh Belhumeur

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