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Propaganda critic: index of site dedicated to propaganda analysis

Propaganda critic: index of site dedicated to propaganda analysis
Introduction Why think about propaganda? The Institute for Propaganda Analysis Common techniques Word games Name-calling

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KryssTal : USA: Why Iraq In 1998, a USA think tank, Project for the New American Century (PNAC), wrote a letter to USA president Bill Clinton advising him to remove Saddam Husein from Iraq without mentioning moral reasons, human rights, or terrorism. The PNAC describes itself as a "non-profit educational organization dedicated to a few fundamental propositions: that American leadership is good both for America and for the world; that such leadership requires military strength, diplomatic energy and commitment to moral principle; and that too few political leaders today are making the case for global leadership." Part of the letter states: "We urge you to seize [the] opportunity and to enunciate a new strategy that would secure the interests of the USA and our friends and allies around the world. That strategy should aim, above all, at the removal of Saddam Hussein's regime from power." On Page 29 we read: There are many more revealing quotes from this document.

Do Less and Focus Hard: If You're Busy, You're Doing Something Wrong This article is like a game of "telephone," in which the message gets distorted more and more the further you get from the source. It's a thirdhand report, and the conclusions don't square with the secondhand source, which in turn distorts the original. First of all, you've conveniently omitted the fact that your secondhand source notes that both groups of violinists are working 50 hours a week on their music, so it's not like the elite group is relaxing more (50 hours is in excess of a typical full-time job), they're just allocating their "intensive practice" time differently and perhaps spending it differently. USHMM Propaganda Explore the Nazis' sophisticated propaganda campaigns and their legacy. Features What Is Propaganda? Today, the word sounds ominous, conjuring up images of falsehood and manipulation, brainwashing and servility. It stands as the antithesis of objectivity, rationality, and truthfulness.

United States Cabinet The Obama Cabinet (as of July 26, 2012) All Cabinet members are nominated by the President and then presented to the Senate for confirmation or rejection by a simple majority. If they are approved, they are sworn in and then begin their duties. Aside from the Attorney General, and the Postmaster General when it was a Cabinet office, they all receive the title of Secretary. Members of the Cabinet serve at the pleasure of the President, which means that the President may dismiss them or reappoint them (to other posts) at will. In federal law and the Constitution[edit]

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Bill Clinton’s over-the-top ‘fact’ on mass shootings “Half of all mass killings in the United States have occurred since the assault weapons ban expired in 2005, half of all of them in the history of the country.” — Former president Bill Clinton, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 9, 2013 A colleague spotted this eye-popping statistic by the former president and wondered if it was correct. President Clinton signed the assault weapons ban into law in 1994, but it expired after 10 years and was not renewed. Even supporters have said it was riddled with loopholes, limiting its effectiveness.

The Enhanced-Precision Political Quiz in 2D The Enhanced-Precision Political Quiz Version 7 release, updated August 2012. More options. More objective. maps home page Down to: 6th to 15th Centuries | 16th and 19th Centuries | 1901 to World War Two | 1946 to 21st Century The Ancient World ... index of places History of U.S. Military Interventions since 1890 by Dr. Zoltan Grossman The following is a partial list of U.S. military interventions from 1890 to 2014. Below the list is a Briefing on the History of U.S.

Why Ideas And Products Become Contagious: The Jonah Berger Formula [Ed note: For more on Jonah Berger's mission to map virality, pick up the April issue of Fast Company. Read exclusive excerpts from Contagious, starting Feb. 25 at FastCompany.com.] Jonah Berger is holding court at lunch in a swanky Southern bistro in Greenville, S.C. His table mates, attendees of the Brains on Fire “Fire Sessions” on word of mouth marketing, are clued in to the fact that he’s serving up a big slice of the afternoon’s intelligence. But in between bites of shrimp and grits, Berger’s not discussing his presentation or flogging his upcoming book. I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence by Amy Sedaris "Sedaris's sidesplitting guide to throwing parties hopes to return readers to the times when the word entertainment was "charmingly old-fashioned, like courtship or back alley abortions." While her tongue is firmly in cheek, novice party-planners will actually find some helpful hints along the way as Sedaris offers instructions and real recipes. Her tips run the gamut from how to properly freeze meatballs (freeze them on a cookie sheet before putting them into a freezer bag so they won't stick together) and deal with the inebriated ("Better to cut them off rather than pretend it's not happening and then allow them to stay over and wet your bed"). She's a generous but crafty hostess ("A good trick is to fill your medicine cabinet with marbles.

Socialist Party of Canada - What Socialism Means Socialism Has Never Been Tried When It Is Tried It Must Be Established Globally World Socialism Can Only Be Brought About Democratically We begin with these three points because they are vital to any kind of an understanding of what we mean by socialism.

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