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If it helps you triangulate these things, its worth keeping in mind that very little of these tactics (and even many of the actors!) are unique to the oil industry.

Merchants of Doubt [1] goes into the pattern in an almost legal/academic way: https://www.amazon.com/Merchants-Doubt-Handful-Scientists-Ob...

Thank You For Smoking tells the same basic message but as a semi-satirical movie: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0427944/




Yup, I can recommend these as well, on top of Adam Curtis - The Century of the Self (4 parts) & HyperNormalisation. Freely and legally available on Archive.org [1].

[1] https://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%22Adam%20Cur...




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