books about: propaganda
The Ten Commandments of Propaganda
Brian Anse Patrick
Arktos Media Ltd
There is no escape from propaganda. Propagandists shape the informational sociology of our time. The Ten Commandments of Propaganda serves two purposes: offense and defense. It dispels mistaken, trivializing ideas about what propaganda is, and it is also a comprehensive guide to using and understanding propaganda effectively. The term propaganda holds a negative connotation in many people's minds due to its historical associations with ...
The Untold Story of Milk: Green Pastures, Contented Cows and Raw Dairy Products
New Trends Publishing
The Untold Story of Milk chronicles the role of milk in the rise of civilization and in early America, the distillery dairies, compulsory pasteurization, the politics of milk, traditional dairying cultures, the modern dairy industry, the betrayal of public trust by government health officials, the modern myths concerning cholesterol, animal fats and heart disease and the myriad health benefits of raw milk.
Banned in DC: Photos and Anecdotes from the DC Punk Underground (79-85)
Sun Dog Propaganda
Sometimes being a Washington DC insider means access to political movers and shakers--sometimes, as in the case of photographer Cynthia Connolly, it means access to a great collection of photographs from the glory days of DC hardcore punk. Taken both by Connolly and an assortment of punk enthusiasts, BANNED IN DC is a set of vibrant shots that portray the anarchic spirit, pure energy, and camaraderie of the DC scene in a series of 450 black and ...
The Commissar Vanishes: The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia
A New York Times Notable Book, 1997 The lavishly illustrated and often darkly hilarious retelling of Soviet history through the doctored photographs under Stalin. The Commissar Vanishes has been hailed as a brilliant, indispensable record of an era. The Commissar Vanishes offers a unique and chilling look at how one man--Joseph Stalin--manipulated the science of photography to advance his own political career and erase the memory of his ...
I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years, 1933-1941
The publication of Victor Klemperer's secret diaries brings to light one of the most extraordinary documents of the Nazi period. "In its cool, lucid style and power of observation," said The New York Times, "it is the best written, most evocative, most observant record of daily life in the Third Reich." I Will Bear Witness is a work of literature as well as a revelation of the day-by-day horror of the Nazi years. ...
How Green Are the Gorons?: Liberal Propaganda Out of Control
Al Gore and the liberal left would have you believe the world is in an energy crisis. They would have you believe that only alternative energies- "green" energies-will save us from this crisis and the world from self-destruction. Gerald Westbrook has a rebuttal. Westbrook spent his career in the energy field, working with a wide variety of energy sources that have proved their efficacy, if only the "Gorons" would quiet down for a second. ...
Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice (PSI Classics of the Counterinsurgency Era)
This volume in the Praeger Security International (PSI) series Classics of the Counterinsurgency Era defines the laws of insurgency and outlines the strategy and tactics to combat such threats. Drawn from the observations of a French officer, David Galula, who witnessed guerrilla warfare on three continents, the book remains relevant today as American policymakers, military analysts, and members of the public look to the counterinsurgency era ...
In News Junkie , the cutthroat worlds of journalism, politics, and high finance are laid bare by Jason Leopold, whose addictive tendencies led him from a life of drug abuse and petty crime to become an award-winning investigative journalist who exposed some of the biggest corporate and political scandals in recent American history. Leopold broke key stories about the California energy crisis and Enron Corporation's infamous phony trading floor ...
The Missing Times: News Media Complicity in the UFO Cover-up
Terry Hansen, 2012
UFOs were a major news story across the U.S. in the 1940s, 50s and 60s. Today the subject is a virtual journalistic taboo. Why did this happen? The Missing Times answers this question by examining the historical relationship between the big media companies and the so-called national-security state. It explains how and why the U.S. government works with media companies to manage public opinion about UFOs and other 'national security' topics.
Do It Right: A CEO's Guide to Web Strategy
Corey A. Smith
An effective Web strategy is not the responsibility of your marketing department, your propeller heads in IT, nor your ad agency. It is your responsibility. Do It Right: A CEO's Guide to Web Strategy is the quintessential guide for modern CEOs to drive Web strategy, select the right tools, and measure results. Beyond that, Do It Right will help you create an effective BS Meter for delegating the tactical side of Web marketing and holding ...
Should Israel Exist?: A Sovereign Nation Under Attack by the International Community
In his unique and indomitable style, Dr. Michael Curtis brings yet another clear and concise presentation of the reality facing Israel and the world. Utilizing the metaphor of the miner’s canary, used to give warning to the presence of poisonous gas, Curtis deftly lays out for the reader how the attitudes, lies and false dealings of the international community are used against Israel, and suggests they are not isolated in their impact ...
A Nation Seized: How Karl Rove and the Political Right Stole Reality, Beginning with the News
Marquette Books LLC
*Bill Israel's ... book explains exactly how Karl Rove and the political right falsely framed information for the news media and the American people, effectively distorting and re-defining reality in order to manufacture consent. It should be a wake-up call to every American ... . --Charles Lewis, founder, Center for Public Integrity; and founder, Investigative Reporting Workshop, American University *An impressive and indispensable book Bill ...
Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation
Gone is the era of Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite, when news programs fought to gain the trust and respect of a wide spectrum of American viewers. Today, the fastest-growing news programs and media platforms are fighting hard for increasingly narrow segments of the public and playing on old prejudices and deep-rooted fears, coloring the conversation in the blogosphere and the cable news chatter to distract from the true issues at stake. ...
Message to the People: The Course of African Philosophy (On Grenada)
In September 1937, three years before his death, Marcus Garvey assembled a small group of his most trusted organizers. For almost a quarter of a century he had led the Universal Negro Improvement Association, at its peak the largest international mass movement in the history of African peoples. Now he wanted to pass on the lessons he had learned, to the group best suited to carry the struggle forward. For one month he instructed this elite ...
Red Star over Russia: A Visual History of the Soviet Union from the Revolution to the Death of Stalin
Red Star Over Russia is a breathtaking visual history of the Soviet Union from 1917 to the death of Stalin, using a vast array of material including posters, photographs, paintings, magazine covers, advertisements, and ephemera to illustrate the dramatic birth and eventual decline of the Soviet Union. The book's urgent, cinema verite style plunges the reader into the shattering events that brought hope, chaos, heroism, and horror to the citizens ...
Pacification in Algeria, 1956-1958
When Algerian nationalists launched a rebellion against French rule in November 1954, France was forced to cope with a varied and adaptable Algerian strategy. In this volume, originally published in 1963, David Galula reconstructs the story of his highly successful command at the height of the rebellion. This groundbreaking work, with a new foreword by Bruce Hoffman, remains relevant to present-day counterinsurgency operations.
A Mind in Prison: The Memoir of a Son and Soldier of the Third Reich
Potomac Books Inc.
A former German soldier eloquently reflects on the insidious effects of Nazi propaganda, especially on young people, citing his own experience as the son of an anti-Semitic father whom he loved deeply. Bruno Manz also recounts his wartime experiences fighting the Soviets in Finland and presents a unique perspective on the United States, to which he came in the 1950s during Operation Paperclip along with Werner von Braun and other German rocket ...
The Jewish Enemy: Nazi Propaganda during World War II and the Holocaust
The sheer magnitude of the Holocaust has commanded our attention for the past sixty years. The extent of atrocities, however, has overshadowed the calculus Nazis used to justify their deeds. According to German wartime media, it was German citizens who were targeted for extinction by a vast international conspiracy. Leading the assault was an insidious, belligerent Jewish clique, so crafty and powerful that it managed to manipulate the ...
Resistance of the Heart: Intermarriage and the Rosenstrasse Protest in Nazi Germany
Rutgers University Press
In February 1943 the Gestapo arrested approximately 10,000 Jews remaining in Berlin. Most died at Auschwitz. Two thousand of those Jews, however, had non-Jewish partners and were locked into a collection center on a street called Rosenstrasse. As news of the surprise arrest pulsed through the city, hundreds of Gentile spouses, mostly women, hurried to the Rosenstrasse in protest. A chant broke out: "Give us our husbands back." Over the ...
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