Tag: Paul Krugman

Dec 13

Antidote to Mainstream Propaganda

In Brief—We are regularly subjected to a diet of propaganda from the mainstream media and the government. The Intercept is one method of seeing past the subtle yet pervasive propaganda bombarding us daily. Do you want an antidote? Skepticism is always a choice. The Intercept, Truthout and TomDispatch are other reliable choices. ———————————————————————————————————————— There’s a …

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Oct 26

You Vote for the Government You Want

In Brief—In a recent blog, “Vote, for Crying Out Loud, Vote!,” you were urged to vote and told how to go about it. Now the election is just days away and the vote you cast—if you are allowed to vote—will determine whether you get more or less repression, more or fewer restrictions on voting, more …

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Mar 16

The Press Misleads

In Brief— A well-informed person is advised to read as broadly as possible and to be skeptical of what s/he reads. Be aware that the mainstream press regularly misleads its readers, so a healthy degree of skepticism is always in order. ————————————————————————————————————————————————– Scylla or Charybdis: Uninformed or Misinformed?—  “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re …

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