Noam Chomsky

“Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.” Providing both a riveting portrait of Noam Chomsky as a figure in the American political and academic landscapes as well as a thorough exploration of its titular thesis, “Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media” is as fluid and richly cinematic a [...]

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[Update: Listen to Phil's interview on The Authority Smashing Hour (roughly 16:30-30:00) discussing the film and relevant topics with its director Jonathan Shockley.] “The public mind might have funny ideas about democracy.” Can a society whose political system functions in accordance with the self-serving strategies of big business call itself democratic? Is limited, programmed public [...]