Tag Archives: Entertainment Propaganda

The Pimp Story in Chappelle’s Bird Revelation: A Close Read

A very interesting parable from Dave Chappelle about his earlier experience with the entertainment industry. Also, you can click this link to find the book, Pimp, that Chapelle referred to as a “capitalist manifesto,” and not in a flattering way. … Continue reading

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ClandesTime 130 – Fake News and the Postmodern Condition

What is fake news? Where did it come from and why is it so profitable? In this week’s episode I consider whether fake news is a new thing, or simply a newly-popular name for methods of deceit that have existed … Continue reading

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Spy Culture – Intelligence Agencies and Popular Culture

I just discovered this awesome website. It seems right down my alley. I’ve written on this topic quite a bit myself. I call it entertainment propaganda, where film and TV in particular are laced with propaganda messages. I’m reading his … Continue reading

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The West Spreading New Wave Of Feel-Good Movies And False Hopes | Countercurrents

Watch blockbuster movies from [about] the “south” and chances are you will start to believe that the world is not really such a desperate place. Perhaps you might even get convinced that under the present imperialist and turbo-capitalist global arrangement … Continue reading

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How Sports Fanaticism Requires Social Schizophrenia

Why is violating a sports ritual such a big deal? Rather than focus on either the nobility, courage, arrogance or ungratefulness of Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand up for the national anthem, I… Source: How Sports Fanaticism Requires Social Schizophrenia

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The Greanville Post • Vol. X | Suicide Squad: The latest comic book film

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Propaganda & Engineering Consent for Empire with Mark Crispin Miller // Empire_File028

In this interview, Dr. Miller used the word “totalitarian” to refer to, I suppose, the socialist countries; does he not realize that word is also a propaganda term invented by the capitalist West? If I’m not mistaken it seems he … Continue reading

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Defeat this Propaganda: A Revisionist History of the Great Patriotic War

The following customer review on Amazon is a great example of counter-propaganda. Go to Amazon and click the button that indicates you found this review to be helpful. Also, consider writing your own review. This awful book, as the reviewer … Continue reading

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Entertainment Propaganda and Psywar: The X-Files, Season 10 Episode 4 (Home Again)

I recently wrote a piece using The X-Files as a case study in propaganda, particularly as it  pertains to the right-wing populist, new world order conspiracy theory. In the latest season of The X-Files you have this ongoing alien/NWO narrative … Continue reading

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The Greanville Post • Vol. X | Socialist Senator Explains the Difference Between Democrats and Republicans

Huey Long was Governor of Louisiana and then a U.S. Senator during the Great Depression. He “fought fire with fire,” using strong-arm tactics against the capitalists to improve the lot of the working class. He was assassinated in 1935. Source: … Continue reading

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