A People's Dictionary to the 'Exceptional Nation'

A People's Dictionary to the 'Exceptional Nation'

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This lively people's dictionary to the propaganda and political culture of the contemporary USA offers both amusing and well-sourced definitions to over 1,400 of the major buzzwords and newspeak euphemisms of the self-styled 'exceptional nation.' Dissecting and pointedly ridiculing the official discourse in regards to the 'war on terror, ' 'education reform, ' 'free-enterprise, ' the 'global force for good, ' the 'free press, ' and more, A People's Dictionary to the 'Exceptional Nation' provides an accessible and spirited counter reference to prevailing political orthodshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 367g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508413959
  • 9781508413950

About Ben Schreiner

Ben Schreiner writes on U.S. politics and foreign policy. His work has appeared in al-Akhbar English, Asia Times Online, Common Dreams, CounterPunch, Dissident Voice, Global Research, MRzine, NYTimes eXaminer, The Phoenix, Press TV, Socialist Viewpoint, War Crimes Times, Z Magazine, and others. He lives in Oregon.show more