By Nancy Snow
An eye-opening assessment of yankee cultural coverage absolutely up-to-date throughout the finish of the Bush presidency, Propaganda, Inc. unearths how the us info employer grew to become a forms deeply distrustful of dissent, and one-way in its promoting of yankee company pursuits overseas.
Nancy Snow spent years contained in the service provider, and the following offers an insider's account of its crooked dating to company pursuits and war—a must-read for these excited by American propaganda and the conflict on terror.
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This is a coincidence too large to overlook. If we put aside, for the moment, all questions of legality, it must become quite clear that the object of police attention, and the target of police violence, is overwhelmingly that portion of the population that lacks real power. And this is precisely the point: police activities, legal or illegal, violent or nonviolent, tend to keep the people who currently stand at the bottom of the social hierarchy in their "place, " where they "belong"-at the bottom.
The means of violence which were originally a prop erty of the state, in loan to its law-enforcement agent, the police, are i n a psychological sense confiscated b y the police, to b e conceived o f as a personal property to be used at their discretion. 3 9 From the officers' perspective, the center of authority is shifted and the relationship between the state and its agents is reversed. The police become a law unto themselves. This account reflects the attitudes of the officers, and explains many of 23 the institutional features already discussed.
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Propaganda, Inc.: Selling America's Culture to the World by Nancy Snow