WTF is BreadTube

“BreadTube”—sometimes referred to “LeftTube”—is considered the political far-left of Google’s video streaming platform. Its popularity has coincided with the growing popularity of left-wing, “socialist” political movements. But is BreadTube and its actors a cogent endorsement of socialism? Or is BreadTube actually manufacturing consent for neoliberal capitalism?

Let’s get to the bottom of this whole “BreadTube” thing.


2:57​ Part 1 – A Brand
6:34​ Part 2 – A Market Demographic
27:40​ Part 3 – A Market Demand
32:47​ Part 4 – A Narrative
47:33​ Part 3 – A Marketplace

Read: Edward Bernays, Propaganda
Watch: Adam Curtis, Century of the Self
Watch: Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media

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