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Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: Social Media and the Internet as a Powerful Organizing Tool – Part 2

This is David Harvey and you’re listening to the Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, a podcast that looks at capitalism through a Marxist lens. This podcast is made possible by Democracy at Work We’re continuing to talk with Chris Caruso, my guest for this session. Chris just defended his dissertation in the CUNY Graduate Center and we’ve already […]

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D’Souza reveals the solution to media bias & #FakeNews

Student: My question to you is do you believe any news sources, mainstream or alternative, are bias-free? D’Souza: No, but let’s look to see what we’re trying to achieve. I would agree that, in a certain abstract sense, to be absolutely free of bias is impossible. Why? Because we’re human beings, we don’t have the […]

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Noam Chomsky – The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine

‘Propaganda’. Many use the word when talking about countries like North Korea, Kazakhstan, Iran. Countries viewed as authoritarian through the lens of the western media. ‘Press freedom’. ‘Freedom of thought’. People use those terms when talking about countries like the United States, France, Australia. ‘Democracies’. In 1988, Noam Chomsky co-authored a book with Edward Herman […]

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