Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 37

Counterinsurgency & Concentration Camps Counterinsurgency is a military term used to describe a war against the population, or an “insurgency,” implicitly a counter-revolutionary strategy of “pacification” and domination. As one military planner explained, “the target is the people.” The history of counter-insurgency is a history of colonial empires, and in the late 19th century, a […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 36

The Public Relations of Political Awakening The modern industrial democracy requires modern techniques of propaganda in order to function. This was the belief – both articulated and implemented – by the elite in the early 20th century. Out of this belief grew the functions of modern state-capitalist democracies, the public relations industry, and consumer society, […]