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Get real : how to tell it like it is in a world of illusions

Author: Eliane Glaser
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2012.
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"A passionate and entertaining guide to spotting and decoding the delusions we live under. Multinational oil corporations trumpet their green credentials. Shadowy billionaires orchestrate 'grassroots' political movements. Public-spending cuts that target the poor are billed as 'giving power to the people'. Casually dressed employees play table football in airy open-plan offices, but work longer hours than ever  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eliane Glaser
ISBN: 9780007416813 0007416814 9780007416820 0007416822
OCLC Number: 754167822
Description: xvi, 224 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ideology's second life --
Soft power --
Token gestures --
Electric dreams --
Smokescreens --
An office romance --
The age of consent --
Science fiction --
Baloney --
Greenwash.
Responsibility: Eliane Glaser.

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"A quite brilliant reality check. Angry, erudite and accessible. I loved it." Dame Jenni Murray"A sharp, lively wake-up call to free ourselves from the illusions that we live by. Crystal clear, Read more...

 
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