Posts Tagged ‘Manufacturing Consent’

Prof. Chomsky writes the WikiLeaked Afghanistan War Logs “may contribute to the unfortunate and prevailing doctrine that wars are wrong only if they aren’t successful—rather like the Nazis felt after Stalingrad”.

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If Mohamed can become Josef, why not Joe Schmo?

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In a lecture from 15 Mar 89 that’s more relevant today than ever, Prof. Chomsky provides an in-depth discussion of the “propaganda model” of “historical engineering, thought control and indoctrination” used by the “liberal intellectual class” to “feed the masses”, discussed in the book, co-authored with Ed Herman, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media — (in our opinion) one of the most, if not the most, important political science works of the modern day — followed by Q&A. (more…)