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Silencing Political Dissent

Silencing Political Dissent

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Published by Seven Stories Press in Camden .
Written in English


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ISBN 101583224971
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"Take a little of your time to read Nancy Chang's Silencing Political Dissent. If this incisive explanation of the government's current assault on America's constitutional freedoms and due process doesn't motivate you toward the defense of democracy, it is likely that you either don't use your rights or care enough about their protection for others."—Ralph Nader“This is an essential book.

Silencing Dissent is a timely, disturbing and unnerving book'from the foreword by Robert ManneFor over a decade, the Howard government has found ways to silence its critics, one by one. Like the proverbial frog in boiling water, Australians have become accustomed to repeated attacks on respected individuals and organisations.

For a government which claims to support freedom of speech and 4/5(1). Silencing Dissent is an appropriate book for an appropriate era.

At a time of increasing cultural homogeneity, collective apathy and lack of community participation in Australia, this book examines how for over ten years, John Howard's conservative Liberal-Coalition government has employed intimidation, deceit, obfuscation and conspiracy to.

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Silencing Dissent uncovers the tactics used by John Howard and his colleagues to undermine dissenting and independent opinion. Bullying, intimidation, public denigration, threats of withdrawal of funding, personal harassment, increased government red tape and manipulation of the rules are all tools of trade for a government that wants to keep a Pages:   They included computers, suspect literature and other materials in written or electronic form, cell phones, thumb drives, and clothing with political slogans.

False charges remain sealed. Fundamental rights are criminalized. Post-9/11, similar raids were conducted. At issue is political dissent as well as America’s ongoing war on Islam.

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This article is an excerpt from the forthcoming book, Silencing Political Dissent: How Post-September 11 Antiterrorism Measures Threaten Our Civil Liberties, by Nancy Chang, which will be available from Seven Stories Press in March   The dignity culture that began to replace honor culture in the 19th century cautioned against excessive moral sensitivity.

People were taught to have thick skins and to ignore insults. Propaganda and Silencing Political Dissent. Janu His book “War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning” () was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction.

Hedges spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. He has reported from more. Dissent is a sentiment or philosophy of non-agreement or opposition to a prevailing idea (e.g., a government's policies) or an entity (e.g., an individual or political party which supports such policies).

The term's antonyms include agreement, consensus (when all or nearly all parties agree on something) and consent, when one party agrees to a proposition made by another. Silencing Political Dissent a Dangerous Idea More The history of the fairness doctrine—and of the industry it once regulated—is all the evidence needed.

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New York: Seven Stories Press,pp.ISNB (Reviewed by Andrew Neal, SPIRE, May ) Nancy Chang’s small and accessible book tackles the purported threat to American civil liberties.

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Apologies, I’ve digressed. That’s because my cerebral cortex is so lit up after speed-reading Clive’s wonderful book, Silencing Dissent – How the Australian government is controlling public opinion and stifling debate. Clive co-edited the book with Sarah Maddison, a.

Silencing Dissent uncovers the tactics used by John Howard and his colleagues to undermine dissenting and independent opinion. The victims are charities, academics, researchers, journalists, judges, public sector organisations, even parliament itself.

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The Silencing of Dissent. By Chris Hedges. Septem "Information Clearing House" - The ruling elites, who grasp that the reigning ideology of global corporate capitalism and imperial expansion no longer has moral or intellectual credibility, have mounted.

Inmuch was made of the role played by the internet and social media in facilitating the spread of ‘fake news’. This concern over the dissemination of false information arose primarily out of the alleged role it played in influencing politics across the West; from the election of Donald Trump to the Brexit referendum and the French and German general elections, activists and Author: Hassan Javid.

Article: The Silencing of Dissent - The establishment politicians in the two leading parties, each in service to corporate power and responsible for the assault on civil liberties and. Silencing Dissent in Egypt. The new restrictions also give security forces the right to ban political campaign meetings, a provision that could be used to silence criticism of the Constitution.

Click on the image to purchase this book through Purchases help support This short book examining how post-September 11 anti-terrorism measures threaten our civil liberties is a part of Seven Stories' Open Media Series. The book is a page look at how the USA PATRIOT Act, passed without any serious debate in the.

The first and deadliest salvo in the war on dissent came in when Lewis Powell, a corporate attorney and later a Supreme Court justice, wrote and circulated a memo among business leaders called “Attack on American Free Enterprise System.” It .Silencing Dissent is a timely, disturbing and unnerving book' from the foreword by Robert Manne For over a decade, the Howard government has found ways to silence its critics, one by one.

Like the proverbial frog in boiling water, Australians have become accustomed to repeated attacks on respected individuals and organisations/5(2). Rwanda's presidential elections will take place on August 9,in a context marked by increasing political repression and a crackdown on free speech. Silencing Dissent Ahead of Elections.