Tag Archives: Neal Gabler

Chris Hedges | The Illusion of Freedom

Politics in totalitarian societies are entertainment. Reality, because it is complicated, messy and confusing, is banished from the world of mass entertainment. Clichés, stereotypes and uplifting messages that are comforting and self-congratulatory, along with elaborate spectacles, replace fact-based discourse.

Bill Moyers> How Pop Culture Influences Political Expectations> | Interview and Video

How Pop Culture Influences Political Expectations 25 February 2012 by: Bill Moyers, Moyers & Co.  truthout.org Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets the crowd at a campaign rally in Mesa, Arizona on February 13, 2012. Film historian and culture critic Neal Gabler joins Bill Moyers to discuss how representations of heroism in movies shape our expectations of a […]