...a list of the ten most common and effective strategies resorted to by the agendas "hidden" to establish a manipulation of the population through the media.

I understand the beginning and the end of above text, but the middle is incomprehensible to me.


It is rather convoluted, isn't it?

... a list of (what?)
the ten most common and effective strategies (describe them!)
resorted to (by whom? by what?)
by the agendas (which ones?)
"hidden" (why?)
to establish (what?)
a manipulation (of whom? of what?)
of the population (by what ways?)
through the media.

The part that starts with "resorted to" is called a relative clause, and a connecting relative pronoun can be restored to make it read

... a list of the ten ... strategies which are resorted to by...

The "resorted to" is a past participle (pointing to passive voice) from the verb "resort [to]" meaning "use in desperation" or "use as final available option".

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