By Russ Kick
You Are Being Lied To is an important selection of articles that ruthlessly ruin the distortions, myths, and outright lies which are fed to us via the govt., the media, organizations, historical past books, equipped faith, technology and medication, and society as a rule. not anyone is spared, and all sacred cows are applicants for the grinder.
Do you think any of the following?
- Alcoholics nameless is effective.
- Hackers pose a grave risk to the nation.
- There's a hidden code within the Bible.
- The tremendous Bang is an hermetic fact.
- Thousands of species have long gone extinct due to deforestation.
- Licking definite toads gets you high.
- Most terrorists are center Eastern.
Wake up! you are being lied to.
This publication acts as a battering ram opposed to the distortions, myths, and outright lies which have been shoved down our throats by means of the govt, the media, companies, geared up faith, the medical institution, and others who are looking to continue the reality from us. An extraordinary workforce of researchers--investigative newshounds, political dissidents, lecturers, media watchdogs, scientist-philosophers, social critics, and rogue scholars--paints an image of a global the place an important tales are missed or actively suppressed and the professional model of occasions has extra holes in it than Swiss cheese. a global the place genuine risks are downplayed and nonexistent risks are trumpeted. in brief, an international the place you're being lied to.
Among the revelations inside:
- Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Sydney Schanberg on John McCain's efforts to hide details on POW/MIAs
- Howard Bloom on liars within the media
- Riane Eisler at the realities of human nature
- James Ridgeway on tainted blood and more
- Jim Marrs on lacking proof in vital cases
- Greenpeace cofounder Peter Moore on environmental myths
- Michael Parenti on atrocities in Kosovo
- Douglas Rushkoff at the details fingers race
- Gary Webb at the gutless company media
- Howard Zinn on Columbus
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