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Abuse Your Illusions: The Disinformation Guide to Media Mirages and Establishment Lies

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The third of Russ Kick’s bestselling Disinformation Guides gathers another all-star line-up of exposés.
Juries have ruled in recent trials that Watergate was really about a Democratic Party prostitution ring.

Ignored in the U.S. and distorted elsewhere, the Milosevic tribunal hasn’t gone the way authorities were anticipating. (We present exclusive first-hand reporting from
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Paperback, 350 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Disinformation Company
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J
May 08, 2008 rated it it was ok
Not nearly as good as "You're Being Lied to..." This edition fluctuates between "so? what's your point" (e.g., US chemical and biological weapons development, Panama was created for profit, etc.) and "wow, I hope this author finds counseling or someone with an MRI machine." It's a good read if you got a lot of time in a padded room.
Ippino
Apr 29, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: saggi
Ridondante.
In questo libro sono contenuti buona parte degli articoli già presentati nel primo volume: se già avete acquistato il primo quindi, non comprate questo "numero 2". Risparmiate i soldi.
Per quanto riguarda il contenuto, alcune cose sono interessanti, altre un pò meno, in quanto riguardano argomenti circoscritti alla realtà degli U.S.A.
Alcuni argomenti risultano un poco pesanti ed eccessivamente prolissi, altri sono ben trattati.
Shadhili
Apr 23, 2012 rated it it was ok
Some good some bad. That's what you get with a book that consists of various authors. I felt some of the stories where extremely biased while others were objective. The reason I thought some were biased is instead of giving you the information and letting you make up your mind it seemed to want to tell you what you should think and I just don't like that crap at all.
Roberta
Storie che conoscevo e storie che non conoscevo; articoli ormai sorpassati e altri ancora attuali. Interessante davvero
Raelana
Aug 02, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: eye-opening
It just completely blows my mind how I never even questioned half the stuff that I am now realizing I have had "spoon-fed" to me through the media. We need to be incharge of our own opinions.
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Editor of the website The Memory Hole which publishes and archives hidden US government documents, including scientific studies and reports, civil rights-related reports, intelligence and covert action reports.

He is also editor-at-large for The Disinformation Company, where he has published several books including The Book of Lists and 50 Things You're Not Supposed to Know.
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