Day: February 3, 2012

The FAIR Report: Iran—This Is What Propaganda Looks Like

by Peter Hart, FAIR Presidents of Venezuela and Iran meet: Mortal threat to peace, no doubt. Alarmist corporate media coverage of the “threat” from Iran is everywhere, thanks to a Senate appearance yesterday by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. But Clapper said very little in his remarks that would justify the propagandistic coverage we’re seeing.  His main point wasContinue reading

Political Therapy

Are We Happy Yet? The art of mass disassociation. By Franco Bifo Berardi | Adbusters What if society can no longer resist the destructive effects of unbounded capitalism? What if society can no longer resist the devastating power of financial accumulation? We have to disentangle autonomy from resistance. And if we want to do that, we have to disentangle desire fromContinue reading

Mind Control Theories and Techniques used by Mass Media

By Vigilant Citizen | Originally published April 28th, 2010 | Category: Vigilant Reports  Image source deesillustration.com Mass media is the most powerful tool used by the ruling class to manipulate the masses. It shapes and molds opinions and attitudes and defines what is normal and acceptable. This article looks at the workings of mass media through the theories of its major thinkers, its power structureContinue reading

Is the ruling class too strong to defeat?

No. 1 in our Tactics & Strategies discussion series— How can a revolution succeed when our rulers have well-armed and well-manned militaries at their command? COLUMN: PAUL D’AMATO [1]   January 20, 2012 THOSE WHO rule will not give up their power peacefully. Try to disrupt one of their events–like meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund–and our rulers areContinue reading