The project “Shady Horses” delves into investigating Russian propaganda dissemination within Western countries through prominent individuals, often referred to as “talking heads.”
By analyzing the influence and messaging of these figures, the project seeks to shed light on the tactics employed to spread Russian narratives, their impact on public opinion, and their potential connections to foreign organizations.
Noam Chomsky is a renowned linguist, cognitive scientist, and political activist whose influential work spans from linguistics to political critique. Chomsky is known for his left-leaning, anti-imperialist views and critiques of U.S. foreign policy. His commitment to open dialogue and free speech is masking his promoting Russian propaganda. Chomsky’s reputation is rooted in his scientific contributions and political analysis, making him an essential figure for Russian propagandists to justify their activities
He advocated for a diplomatic end of the war, often questioning the effectiveness of sanctions against Moscow and providing military aid to Ukraine. His anti-US rhetoric everytime balances on the edge with most Kremlin narratives.
Who is this person? Famous propaganda researcher and political observer
Where are they from? The United States
Political affiliation? Ideologically, he aligns with anarcho-syndicalism, libertarian socialism and anti-imperialism—a great fan of Russian anarchist Mikhail Bakunin.
What have they been saying?…
Russia is fighting more humanely than the US did in Iraq
Ukraine is not a free actor; they’re dependent on what the US determines
A Stronger NATO Is the Last Thing We Need as Russia-Ukraine War Turns 1
Basic outline was Ukraine would not join NATO, but have a neutral status like Austria during the Cold War.
There are two ways for a war to end: One way is for one side or the other to be basically destroyed. And the Russians are not going to be destroyed. So that means one way is for Ukraine to be destroyed.
Russia’s War Against Ukraine Has Accelerated The Doomsday Clock
U.S. Must Stop Undermining Negotiations with Russia to End Ukraine War
Ukraine should settle with Russia
Those who give weapons to Ukraine must understand that the lives of not only Ukrainians are at stake, but also of everyone else
The main victim if hostilities continue will be Ukraine
The only situation in which it would be necessary to use this formulation (“unprovoked conflict” editor’s note) presupposes an understanding that what is happening is in fact quite provoked
She (vice president of the US. editor’s. note) said that no country is safe if one state can invade another. They probably fell over themselves from laughing. Is this the USA speaking? You know, this is a joke