Abby Martin and Mark Crispin Miller: Propaganda and the Engineering of Consent

Abby Martin and Mark Crispin Miller: Propaganda and the Engineering of Consent

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Originally posted June 5, 2016

with Abby Martin

Empire Files on Jun 4 2016

With thousands of advertisements seen by Americans everyday, and a corporate media that reinforces the needs of Empire, propaganda in the U.S. is more pervasive and effective than ever before. The manipulation of public opinion through suggestion can be traced back to the father of modern propaganda, Edward Bernays, who discovered that preying on the subconscious mind was the best way to sell products people don’t need, and wars people don’t want. To get a deeper understanding of how propaganda functions in today’s society, Abby Martin interviews Dr. Mark Crispin Miller, professor of Media Studies at New York University.

from the archives:

It Starts with the Lie that We’re Free by Shawn S. Grandstaff

The Power Principle: Empire – Propaganda – Apocalypse (must-see)

American Totalitarianism and the Culture of Fake News by Finian Cunningham

Chris Hedges and Mark Crispin Miller: Corporate Media’s Hurricane of Propaganda

All Governments Lie–Film Review (must-see) (updated)

What Was The Creel Committee? by The Anti-Social Socialist

Abby Martin: We’ve Been Lied To, Over and Over Again

Abby Martin and Chris Hedges: War, Propaganda and the Enemy Within

The Propaganda System That Has Helped Create a Permanent Overclass Is Over a Century in the Making by Andrew Gavin Marshall

Psywar: The Real Battlefield is the Mind

Noam Chomsky: Propaganda and Controlling the Public Mind (1996)

Edward Bernays and the Art of Public Manipulation

The Century Of The Self By Adam Curtis (2002; must-see)