Slides on 'Democracy' as propaganda for capitalism

Resisting the conventional wisdom that propaganda is mostly associated with authoritarian governments, these slides sketch how the liberal, capitalist government of the United States at the time of World War I exploited the concept of “Democracy” in what would become perhaps the most remarkable propaganda achievement in modern history. Includes photos, videos, historical data from Google Books, and a discussion of some recent research suprisingly consistent with this argument.

If educated progressives are so smart, why is right-wing populism winning?

On the fake sophistication of cosmopolitan respectability.