De-coding the News

Posted by Michael Dolan on February 22, 2016 in Uncategorized |


          Do you know what “Populist” and “Developing economy” really mean, according to most reporters?

          These are just two of eight “toxic euphemisms American empire uses to numb us to its brutality,” writes Adam Johnson of the left-leaning Alternet.  Worth reading regardless of your political orientation. I missed the true meaning of “no-fly zone.”

          “Through repetition and folksy appeal, oft-repeated expressions become not only intellectually corrosive, but political weapons,” said.

          Learning the “real” meaning of all the terms: http://www.alternet.org/media/translating-8-most-common-code-words-reveal-us-medias-imperial-mindset




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