Tag Archives: Propaganda

Lamar W. Hankins :
The patriotism platitude

This July 4th we should be conscious of the ‘patriotic’ words used to evoke cheap emotion. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | July 3, 2018 If any word in the English language has ceased to serve a … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
The patriotism platitude

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Propaganda and the atomic bomb 70 years later

The government, with the cooperation and collaboration of the media, used propaganda to justify the use of atomic bombs against Japan. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | August 6, 2015 I was only nine months old when … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Propaganda and the atomic bomb 70 years later

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Justin Hart and William Blum on Exporting Democracy

Spreading the word:‘Democracy, we deliver’ In his inimitable style, Blum rips into the lie of U.S. propaganda and takes Hart’s academic discussion into the streets. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | March 26, 2013 Empire of Ideas: The … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Justin Hart and William Blum on Exporting Democracy

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Richard Raznikov : From Berkeley to London, a Word From Our Sponsors

The Free Speech Movement at the University of California at Berkeley, 1964. Image from the New SDS Website. From 60’s Berkeley to the London ‘riots’: A word from our sponsors Whoever controls the media controls the story the public sees … finish reading Richard Raznikov : From Berkeley to London, a Word From Our Sponsors

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Sick of Being Spoon-Fed the News

Cartoon by Don Addis / Quick Take.Spoon-feeding the news:Where’s our independent press? By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / July 27, 2011 In his novel Sidetracked, Henning Mankkel quotes a retired journalist: There are two kinds of … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Sick of Being Spoon-Fed the News

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Harry Targ : The Media and Ideological Hegemony

The media shape our consciousness. Image from Look for the Words.Taking on the media:Challenging ideological hegemony By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / May 16, 2011 The media and political, economic, educational, religious, and entertainment institutions shape our consciousness. … finish reading Harry Targ : The Media and Ideological Hegemony

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Jay D. Jurie : The ‘New Zeal’ of Right Wing Propagandist Trevor Loudon

Trevor Loudon. Image from USA Survival News.New Zealand’s Trevor Loudon and theRight-wing propaganda machine By Jay D. Jurie / The Rag Blog / August 4, 2010 Until I came across the KeyWiki site I didn’t know I had my very … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : The ‘New Zeal’ of Right Wing Propagandist Trevor Loudon

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Republican Attack Machine : Controlling the Spin

Republican assault on the truth:A winning strategy for an off-year election The Democrats appear to be clueless in the face of a relentless propaganda campaign that relies upon what were once psychological tools to be used against enemy populations. By … finish reading Republican Attack Machine : Controlling the Spin

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Fox News : Just Don’t Call it ‘Journalism’

Glenn Beck of Fox “quote” News.Fox and its enablersIn the mainstream media Fox’s pretense of being an actual news network is hardly more convincing than, say, Milton Berle in a bra and garters posing as a woman. By Eric Alterman … finish reading Fox News : Just Don’t Call it ‘Journalism’

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Seth Meyers: US SNL Government Propagandist

Pop Goes the Culture: Live from New York … It’s the Same Old PropagandaBy Lord Baltimore / March 15, 2009 Studio 8H in New York City’s Rockefeller Center is not only the two-floor sound stage from which Saturday Night Live … finish reading Seth Meyers: US SNL Government Propagandist

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The Israeli ‘Public Relations’ Juggernaut Takes No Prisoners

Media bias about the Israeli – Palestine conflict EXPOSED! Israeli Government Willing to Deliberately Lie About the Facts on the Ground in GazaBy Richard Jehn / The Rag Blog / January 11, 2009 The video above is only the tip … finish reading The Israeli ‘Public Relations’ Juggernaut Takes No Prisoners

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"Message Force Multipliers" to Be Investigated

Needless to say, I have a $20 bill that says this turns itself into a quiet whitewash for those poor, retired generals and the Pentagon weasels. Nothing whatsoever will come of this aside from a little neatly-bound report that sits … finish reading "Message Force Multipliers" to Be Investigated

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