Politics and Language with Andrew Gavin Marshall (Video)
The Corbett Report
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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