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John Atcheson: The Influence of Liars and the Failure of Corporate Media

The press is no longer free. It is enslaved by capitalists who would rather make money than tell the truth.

December 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

Karen J. Greenberg: Dismantling Democracy, One Word at a Time

Down the Memory Hole Consider us officially in an Orwellian world, though we only half realize it. While we were barely looking, significant parts of an American language long familiar … Continue reading

May 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

W. J. Astore: The Vietnam War, the Pentagon Papers, and Lying

In November 1971, the political philosopher Hannah Arendt published “Lying in Politics: Reflections on the Pentagon Papers” in the New York Review of Books. Earlier that year, Daniel Ellsberg had … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

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