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Contrary notions : the Michael Parenti reader.

Author: Michael Parenti
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Michael Parenti's most lucid and penetrating writings on power, history, politics and culture.

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Parenti, Michael, 1933-
Contrary notions.
San Francisco : City Lights Books, ©2007
(DLC) 2006101941
(OCoLC)77520581
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Parenti
ISBN: 9780872866010 0872866017
OCLC Number: 648587187
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 403 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Media moments --
Liberal media yet to be found --
Methods of media manipulation --
Objectivity and the dominant paradigm --
Repression in academia --
The stolen presidential elections --
How the free market killed New Orleans --
Conservative judicial activism --
Why the corporate rich oppose environmentalism --
Autos and atoms --
What is to be done? --
Racist rule, then and now --
Custom against women --
Are heterosexuals worthy of marriage? --
That's Italian? Another ethnic stereotype --
La famiglia : an ethno-class experience --
Bread story : the blessings of private enterprise --
My strange values --
Technology and money : the myth of neutrality --
False consciousness --
Left, right, and the "extreme moderates" --
State vs. government --
Democracy vs. capitalism --
Socialism today? --
Capital and labor, an old story --
Wealth, addiction, and poverty --
Monopoly culture and social legitimacy --
The flight from class --
Imperialism for beginners --
The free market paradise liberates communist Europe --
The rational destruction of Yugoslavia --
To kill Iraq --
Good things happening in Venezuela --
A word about terrorists --
Dominant history --
Fascism, the real story --
The Cold War is an old war --
The people as "rabble" and "mob."
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