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UNLOCKED — Bette Dangerous Podcast Ep70 — Punching Up with Jim Stewartson

UNLOCKED — Bette Dangerous Podcast Ep70 — Punching Up with Jim Stewartson

An interview with my podcast partner on how he withstands coordinated psychological abuse, and how it’s part of a wider attack on truth

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Multiple RadPod interviews have focused on exposing weaponized cells of internet hate cults, and the historic roots of covert methods of abuse control. We also report on how abuse-networks-for hire operate in other countries.

Because he was a pioneer of alternate reality gaming, Jim Stewartson is a unicorn in the world of specialized reporting on the gamification of psychological warfare and how it’s being waged in the US.

As RadPod’s upcoming guest Alex Alvarova revealed, East Berlin was a hotbed of psychological warfare aimed at mentally derailing journalists and dissidents. (Look for our interview with her to drop tomorrow.)

As Jim and I discuss in this podcast, after the fall of the Berlin Wall, it was revealed that half a million people participated in running abuse operations on upwards of 10,000 East German victims, many of whom received pensions for the harms they were caused. One writer who was victim of Stasi ‘Zersetzung’ methods described them as an “assault on the human soul.”

As I wrote in Being Hunted, we are long overdue for our government to step in and acknowledge that we are under siege and give those of us who fight for truth some resources and protection.

Until that day comes, we have stubborn guys like Jim fighting on our behalf and on behalf of future generations.

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(Me and Jim, back in the day. Thank you to everyone supporting him in his fight for press freedom.)