It uses clever graphics, archival footage and expert interviews to explain the "Industry of Denial" that came to life in the era of Big Tobacco and grew under the care of Big Ag, Big Banking, Big Carbon, Big Sugar, and Big Social Media.
In most cases, these industries have hired lobbyists, "scientists" and politicians to push the same message over and over, i.e.,
"There's no clear evidence that...Their strategy, in other words, is to obfuscate for as long as possible while continuing to sell a product that they -- the ones who have the motivation, data and money -- know to be harmful to their "customers" and society.
... but we are dedicated to preserving...
- current subsidies and lax regulations mess up our diets and pollute the environment;
- the financial system transfers money from the poor to the rich;
- cigarettes cause cancer;
- fossil fuel consumption drives global warming;
- sugar consumption leads to obesity and diabetes; or
- use of Facebook and other "slot machine in your pocket" apps lower your IQ and happiness;
... freedom to choose based on the best information available. That's why we call for more study of this problem."
- food buyers'
It would be funny if it wasn't so pathologically evil.
Bottom Line: Some people are willing to lie to you to make money. Don't believe them. I give this film FIVE STARS to bringing abundant, believable evidence to that reality.
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