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Language is a Weapon

06/15/2019


“In our time it is broadly true that political writing is bad writing” wrote George Orwell 70 years ago, and the observation remains true today. But bad writing is not just bad writing; the language employed by politicians (and their string pullers) can literally be a matter of life and death. Join James today on the podcast as he delves into the tyrants’ linguistic weapons and how we can arm ourselves against them.

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Episode 357 – Language is a Weapon

06/14/201955 Comments

“In our time it is broadly true that political writing is bad writing” wrote George Orwell 70 years ago, and the observation remains true today. But bad writing is not just bad writing; the language employed by politicians (and their string pullers) can literally be a matter of life and death. Join James today on the podcast as he delves into the tyrants’ linguistic weapons and how we can arm ourselves against them.

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I Am A Sustainable Free Trade Globalist!

11/28/2017136 Comments


“Sustainability.” “Free trade.” “Globalism.” Does the very mention of these words set your blood boiling? Why? Are you reacting to the actual meaning of the words, or the way those words have been twisted to serve various political agendas? Do you control your language? If you don’t, then do you control your own thoughts?

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The Anarchy of Language

08/02/20154 Comments

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Politics and Language with Andrew Gavin Marshall (Video)

07/31/2012

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Corbett Report Radio 186 – Politics and Language with Andrew Gavin Marshall

07/31/2012


It’s all around us. We all use it on a daily basis, and it is used against us, even if we don’t know it. It is language, and it can be used as a political weapon even more effectively than outright oppression. Andrew Gavin Marshall of The People’s Book Project joins us tonight to discuss his article, “Austerity, Adjustment, and Social Genocide: Political Language and the European Debt Crisis” and how the public can put up their mental defenses against linguistic manipulation by the would-be so-called political elite.

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Language, Imperialism and Culture – Dr. Thorsten Pattberg on GRTV

02/28/2012

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