Category manufacturing consent
The media’s current preoccupation with all things Russian, when the far more imminent threat is much closer to home, represents what is known as “cognitive dissonance,” which in the U.S. manifests as the white settlers’ reflexive attempt to rationalize their own savagery to avoid unsettling and even traumatizing truths. by Jon Jeter Mint Press News January […]
The duopoly succumbed to the war machine, while organized resistance got pushed to the fringe.
The American “recognition” of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital further entrenches and condones Israel’s occupation, ethnic cleansing and colonization of Palestinian land.
MSNBC is a hopped-up Cold War cover band, and its two lead singers are Maddow and Hayes.
The European refugee crisis. Made In The USA.
“The minute you start defining human identity away from the idea of engagement and citizenship, and more in terms of consumption, then everything becomes a product to be sold.”
It is not hard to imagine a dialogue between Mediacrat, Psyops, Politician and Think Tanker – perhaps sitting around during a coffee break at the annual Bilderberg get together. By Diana Johnstone Global Research November 18, 2017 Region: Russia and FSU, USA Theme: Media Disinformation Mediacrat: We know the sheeple are stupid and believe everything we tell them over […]
Ed was the main author of “Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media,” written with Noam Chomsky
Every nation needs a set of myths to justify its own existence.
“Americans distrust any ambitious change in the realm of medical care,” says the Chicago Tribune‘s Steve Chapman (9/15/17)–ignoring the polls that show majority support for single-payer. MICHAEL CORCORAN FAIR September 20, 2017 For many years, corporate media have largely ignored a single-payer system as a possible solution to the United States healthcare crises (FAIR.org, 3/6/09). This silent […]
American history by a people’s historian.
The corrupt U.S. political system requires a support base grounded in fear, which is why political leaders and the media keep us on the verge of hysteria through the fear of nuclear war and other existential threats.
Race and citizenship defined by white men
Chomsky on the media, labor movement, education, immigrants, racism, and current politics.
How Corporations Have Taken Over Government, Nonprofit and Regulatory Agencies by Chris Hedges (Video)
“A system of legalized bribery.”
His book caused a sensation in Germany, was a best-seller despite being completely ignored by the same media he was implicating…
Does the media you ingest benefit the same old parties and people – left and right – who refuse to effect meaningful change? Does the media you take in day in and day out, feed the perpetual war machine…?
Maybe it’s time to stop regarding every challenge, danger, obstacle, mystery and fear we encounter as a military operation…
Trump and the new American authoritarianism; our nation’s growing culture of cruelty; America at war with itself; the “post-truth” world; attacks on the free press and higher education…
Today we are obviously drowning in CIA propaganda throughout the corporate mainstream media, and in the alternative online media as well.